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MyIWU Portal Upgrade Information

Check out some of the highlights of what is new or different in the upgraded myIWU Portal live May 2nd, 2018.

MyClasses    

  • Order of Classes - The new web part lists courses in alphabetical order 
  • Number of Classes Listed - The number of classes listed is based on the timeline of 1 complete term for IWU Marion classes plus a week for grading.  It is a global setting for everyone.
  • Course Announcements - Each course can have up to 2 announcements listed
  • Brightspace Homepage Courses are still accessible via the Brightspace homepage. If a faculty member (or student) selects the  button from the top right side of the portal homepage, this will take them to a screen with all of their current courses listed (including those courses that they will be instructing in the near future – provided they have been enrolled).

DataConnect

  • Residential Students has been renamed to IWU-Marion Student  
  • Non-Residential Students has been renamed to IWU-National & Global Student  
  • New to Employee Tools
    • Time Entry
    • Time History
    • Time Approval (for supervisors)
    • Employee History (for supervisors)
    • Benefit Enrollment
  • New to Faculty
    • New - Grades & Attendance
      • Enter Grades
      • Grade Change
      • Enter Attendance
      • Submitted Attendance
    • New - Tools under Faculty
      • Class Roster Select Section 
      • My Schedule 
      • Academic Offices Student Access
      • New Student Registration
      • N & G Class Search
      • IWU Marion Class Search
      • Recommend Tutors 
      • Release Verification  
      • Student Directory Search  
  • New to Advising Resources 
    • Student Search 
      • IWU Marion Class Search 
      • N & G Class Search
      • Student Directory Search 

MyIWU Portal  

  • Quick Function buttons – optimizes access to systems that are unitized by many users on a repeatable basis
  • Menu Location Change - fixes lengthy menu item lists, allows for expansion, provides more page real estate 
  • Streamlined Constituencies from 5 to 3  
    • IWU Marion Students
    • IWU National & Global and Wesley Seminary Students 
    • The Employee Constituency is now made up of IWU National & Global Faculty, IWU Marion Faculty & the Employee Constituencies 
  • Constituent Visibility - allows constituents to cross areas, allows menu options to be appropriately titled 
  • Improve Announcement and page options for site owners 
  • Take advantage of the improved functionality of SharePoint 2013, including better search functionality, drag-and-drop to upload documents, engaging "Facebook-like" discussion boards, etc.  

 

  • Constituency Owners - If there is ever a need to contact one of the Main page owners of the new portal, they are listed below     
  • Employee Constituency:  Cindy Ketcham, Sue Melton, and Mark Pederson
  • IWU-Marion Student: Stephanie LeBlanc
  • IWU-National & Global and Wesleyan Seminary:  Sue Melton   

Colleague Live 

  • SSO (Single Sign On)  - Will not be available at the portal Go Live for Colleague Live 

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