Upcoming DARS and u.select Training Dates

Upcoming DARS/u.select Training Dates

The system office offers DARS and u.select training throughout the year.  The next available training and monthly open labs dates for MnSCU staff will be:

  • Basic Encoding Training – January 29-30, 2013, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at MnSCU Offices, Training Room 3354.
  • Transfer Articulation Training – February 19, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and February 20, 8:30 a.m.-noon, at MnSCU Offices, Training Room 3354.
  • Exceptions Training – February 20, 2013, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. at MnSCU Offices, Training Room 3354.
  • u.select Advisor Training – training offered via WebEx upon request, (after registering, participants will be contacted to arrange date & time).
  • u.select Administrator Training – training offered via WebEx upon request, (after registering, participants will be contacted to arrange date & time).

Additionally, we offered 3rd Wednesday/Thursday Open Labs each month at the system office, to assist campus staff with specific encoding,  transfer articulation, or u.select maintenance assistance.

Registration and agendas can be found at:  http://www.dars.mntransfer.org/training/training_index.html

The training is intended for staff involved in Degree Audit Reporting System (DARS) encoding of program requirements and audit processing;  transfer articulation rule writing, grade definitions, student transfer record, exceptions, evaluation, and non-collegiate transfer set-up.

Third Wednesday/Thursday Open Labs and Regional Open Labs will focus on specific training needs identified by those who sign up to attend, including topics such as: Exceptions, Condition Codes, Updating new programs, Non-collegiate transfer encoding, home-to-home articulation, and reject flags/waiving goals areas/gen eds. A significant portion of the day will be reserved for open lab work with DARS/u.select support staff available to assist.

For questions or comments, please contact marla.delaney@so.mnscu.edu.

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