New Look for SOAR in 2012

SOAR has undergone some changes and has a new look.  Tabs and menus are now centrally located under Manage Student.  New functionality has been added.  All previous functionality remains intact, just in a slightly different location. Navigating SOAR is still as easy as it was before.  Click on Manage Student to access the new tabs and menus.   … [Read more...]

SOAR vs. EagleNET (Transfer Courses)

Did you know you are only seeing part of the transfer course information in EagleNET? Transfer courses are processed in SOAR and therefore, SOAR has all of the transfer course information. Transfer Course Information Term the transfer course was taken EWU equivalent or Pseudo course Credit Grade Transfer course title Institution abbreviation - begins with a … [Read more...]

Exception vs. Equivalency

Exceptions are entered individually for each student in SOAR; they alter the degree audit only and have no bearing on prerequisites as the information is not passed to Banner. Equivalencies are good for all students and are programmed into SOAR via Transfer Articulation processing.  These courses are posted into Banner and therefore are available for use in prerequisite … [Read more...]

Are your students declared in everything they are pursuing?

It has been a common practice to wait until applying for graduation to add or correct the programs the student is pursuing, via the paper graduation application.  Now that SOAR can help you monitor a student's progress, it is important that SOAR is updated with all the necessary  information.  This includes all majors, concentrations, minors, certificates, and endorsements the … [Read more...]

Transfer Guide – Updated with New Memos

The Online Transfer Guide has been updated with new memos.  The memo column lists additional information about the transfer courses. Course equivalencies requiring more than one transfer course now denote how many courses are required to receive the equivalency. Additional information is also being incorporated into the Online Transfer Guide for ease in readability and … [Read more...]