Welcome to Campus Solutions (CS) Enterprise Applications

Bundle 35 Recorded Webinars Now Available!

HEUG Campus Solutions October 2014 Bundle Overview (you will need a HEUG logon to view this recording)

Campus Solutions Bundle Schedule 2014/2015
(dates are estimates)

PeopleSoft delivers application software packages called "bundles" four times per year (quarterly).  A bundle release contains four elements: 
1. New Software Features, 2. Capability Enhancements, 3. Fixes for Known Issues, and 4. Regulatory Compliance Items.  View the full calendar schedule of Campus Solutions Bundle Updates for 2014/2015.

Go Live
Go Live
 Bundle 33  Regs 3
 04/25/14    06/22/14
Bundle 34  Regs 4
 07/25/14    09/14/14
*Bundle 35  Regs 1
 10/24/14    12/07/14
 Bundle 36  Regs 2
01/23/15   03/01/15  
 Bundle 37  Regs 3
04/24/15   06/21/15  
 Bundle 38   Regs 4
 07/24/15 09/13/15   
 Bundle 39  Regs 1
10/24/15   12/06/15  

*Bundle 35 Documentation

Please contact Renata Tyree, 281-290-5046, or renata.s.tyree@lonestar.edu if you are having any difficulty opening these files.

Bundle 35 Key Dates (dates are estimates)

 10/20 - 10/21 ...  Refresh CS90SND from CS90DMO 
 10/22 - 10/23 ...  Refresh CS90FAD from CS90STG 
 10/24 ... Oracle delivers CS Bundle 35
 10/27 ... DBAs Prep CS90DMO and Apply Bundle 35 
 10/28 ...  DBAs Prep CS90FAD and Apply Bundle 35 
 10/29 - 11/14 ...  OMS Performs Bundle 35 Retrofit 
11/03 ...  Scan COBOL Programs and SQR for LSC Mods 
 11/06 ...  Bundle 35 Kickoff Webinar 
 11/12 - 11/13 ...  DBAs refresh CS90TST from CS90STG 
 11/14 ...  DBAs Apply CS9 Bundle 35 and OMS Retrofit Project to CS90TST 
 11/17 ...  CS Team Preliminary Testing CS90TST 
 11/17 ...  CS Team Submits Security Requests for User Testing CS90TST 
 11/18 - 11/26 ...  UAT-End Users Perform UAT in CS90TST
 12/01 - 12/05 ...  CS Prep for Go Live Week 
 12/05 ...  Refresh CS90STG from CS90PRD 
 12/05 ...  Final Test-Apply CS Bundle 35 to CS90STG 
 12/06 ...  DBAs Prep CS90PRD Pre Go Live Tasks 
 12/06 - 12/07 ...  Go Live-DBAs Apply CS Bundle 35 and Retrofit 
12/07 ...  Go Live User Testing and Sign Off CS90PRD 
 12/07 ...  CS Go Live-CS BAs Perform Unit Testing CS90PRD 
 12/07 ...  DBAs Perform Post Bundle Tasks 
12/18 ...  DBAs Refresh CS90DEV from CS90STG 

Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Statement of Direction 2014-2015

Campus Solutions Ongoing Projects

iStar Infrastructure Update-TouchNet Upgrade
Status:  Planning
% Complete:  0%
TouchNet upgrade due to PeopleTools 8.54.  This project is part of the OTS iStar Infrastructure Upgrade (iIU) Project PRJ0043533.

Academic Partnerships iStar Integration
Status:  Active
% Complete:  63%
This project facilitates the integration between iStar and AP (Academic Partnership). 

Advisor Access to My Planner/Population of My Planner with Advising Guides
Status: Proposal-Draft
% Complete:  0%
Currently students must be present before an advisor (et.al) can change a student's planner.  This limits ability for advisor to guide students without seeing them personally.  If the planner is updated using the advising guides that are posted on the web, the request above is not needed.

Automated Test Load and Credit
Status: Active
% Complete:  8%
This project is to streamline the processing of test loads and the automated test credit functionality in iStar.  Currently, test credit is processed on request only and entered semi-manually into the system. The business owners have requested to explore options and assist with the setup of a more automated option.

Bundle 35 and Retrofit
Status: Active
% Complete:  97%
To apply the PeopleSoft Campus Solutions application software Bundle 35 which delivers regulatory compliance updates for Financial Aid Regulatory Release 4 for 2014-2015.  It also provides a number of software fixes, enhancements and satisfies the prerequisites for Campus Solutions Bundle 35.  We will also apply the Oracle Managed Services Retrofit project and any Oracle prerequisite patches or post bundle release critical patches.

Door Access/Badge System
Status: Active
% Complete:  95%
To provide a single repository of information in order to generate student ID cards from a single-source system, and to control badge access to sensitive areas for students, particularly Health Professions.

Federal College Work Study Integration-Enhancement
Status: Active
% Complete:  99%
This modification is needed to satisfy a requirement of the State of Texas and the Federal Government. Each year, both entities require the institution to report work study data elements on all recipients of the award. Data elements include but are not limited to bio/demo data, FAFSA information, and award information.  Campus Solutions does not provide a way to track student's earnings.

Follett Bookstore Interface
Status: Planning
% Complete:  0%
This project is to create the VM's and install the Follett ConnectOnce appliance which will allow for a more streamlined, accurate and flexible course import process.  The benefit is to more accurately identify and stock LSCS textbooks to students by allowing more frequent data loads that are pulled from Campus Solutions rather than static Excel spreadsheets.

Symplicity Accommodate Disability Services Database
Status: Active
% Complete:  82%
Implement Symplicity Accommodate Disability Service Database.  Sympliciy Accommodate is compatible with PeopleSoft.  It will be important to refresh data nightly (can be an automatic refresh), once implemented, so that accurate reports can be generated through ORIE. 

Milestones Cleanup and Enhancement
Status: Active
% Complete:  15%
Milestones – New Development. Add logic for Veterans Waiver.

Modifying Files Sent via Campus Solutions SAIP to Desire2Learn
Status: Proposal-Draft
% Complete:  0%
The current course titles sent via SAIP do not currently include any semester information.  We propose appending a short semester identifier to the session code in order to resolve this issue.  As the course titles are already quite long, the semester identifier would need to be short keeping two letters to identify the term (SP, SU, FA) and two numbers to identify the year.  An example of this course title may be "Introduction to Spreadsheets ITSW-1404-4001 SP14-1" where the SP14 and a dash are added before the session number.  This would resolve an issue where instructors cannot find their current course in the mail and course copy tools when they teach the same course and section over multiple terms.

Colleague Sunset
Status: Active
% Complete:  16%
To formally and officially retire all Colleague users from the prior ERP systems, Colleague, and NHCC (old NHMCCD system).

Replacement of Comevo Process
Status: Pending-Funding
% Complete:  0%
Currently,  LSCS has Comevo for another year on contract to track the Orientation and Pre-Assessment Activity.  We would like to consider other options to move away from this contract whether it's possibly in-house or through another outside vendor interfacing with CS.

RSAN Emergency Management
Status: Active
% Complete:  10%
To create student files for the RSAN emergency system.

T2 Integration with Service Indicators Phase II
Status: Proposed
% Complete:  0%
T2 Integration with Service Indicators Phase II - Automates P02 service indicator placement. P02 - (Parking Citation Over 6 Months) that restrict students from receiving a transcript and registering for classes until citations are paid.  Once paid, the hold will be removed the next business day by the process. Phase II creates the additional process between PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and T2 Flex Parking Management Software, via an SFTP site, to move forward with phase two of the placement of holds on student accounts for unpaid citations that are over 6 months old (P02 service indicator already created).  Parking Services will create two files (6mholdon and 6mholdoff) to be placed in the SFTP site currently used for file transfers between PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and T2 Flex Parking Management Software.  Deadline to have process in place is tentatively set for March 1, 2015.

Texas State Report Rebuild
Status: Proposed
% Complete:  0%
Redesign State Reporting extract tables and reports to meet State required specifications.

TouchNet Mobile Application
Status: Proposal-Draft
% Complete:  0%
LSC is moving to a mobile platform for many of its registration and website activities. We would like to add the payment feature to this as well.  Students can currently pay on their mobile devices but it requires alot of manipulation (pinching and scrolling, etc) to complete the task.  The TouchNet mobile app will provide a better student payment experience for phones, tablets, etc.

Campus Solutions Projects Recently Completed

Bundle 35

Graduation Application

VA Benefit Certification

Last Updated: December 2014 (Will be updated monthly)



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