Title Checking

SOAR utilizes title checking for course matching within the degree audits and exception processing. There are quite a few EWU courses that are differentiated by title.  SOAR can use the various titles to appropriately align these courses with the degree audits.  If you ever come across courses that are not applying in SOAR due to the course title not matching; please let me … [Read more...]

Catalog Years

Most students have multiple catalog years that cover the different programs they are declared in, including their General Education requirements. The General Education catalog year is established the first term the student is admitted.  While major and minor catalog years are established the year they are declared. At times, a student may have only one catalog year that … [Read more...]

Exception Tips

Are you having any issues entering Exceptions in SOAR?  Just starting to utilize them? Below are a few tips, when entering Exceptions in SOAR: All transfer course substitutions use the EWU equivalent or pseudo course The actual transfer course identity is never used in processing exceptions WA-SFCC    SPCH 210 = UNIVLDV at EWU UNIVLDV is the EWU pseudo course … [Read more...]

Planned Courses

Planned courses in SOAR have recently been updated. A separate Planned GPA is now displayed in the Planned requirement and as a category graph. When a degree audit is requested with Planned courses, the blue vertical GPA bar will no longer include Planned courses and will only display the EWU GPA. If you are unfamiliar with Planned courses in SOAR, check out the SOAR … [Read more...]