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Training Calendar

Fall 2013 Training Schedule

The Office of Records and Registration offers hands-on PAWS training workshops throughout the semester. Below is a detailed description of upcoming sessions:


Focus on the Academic Requirements Report for Advisors

Workshop Description:  In this session, you will learn the ins and outs of reading and understanding the Academic Requirements Report. Facilitated by a member of the Advising Resources team with expertise in reading and evaluating Academic Requirements reports, this 1-hour session promises to be full of useful information that you can use when advising students.

To schedule a workshop:

To schedule a session for an individual or for a department, please contact us.

Focus on Scheduling for Department Chairs and Staff

Workshop Description:  This 90-minute workshop is designed for those responsible for scheduling within academic departments. Facilitated by a member of the Scheduling Team, this session will cover the following:

  • Scheduling classes;
  • Canceling classes;
  • Reviewing workload;
  • Modifying existing courses;
  • Topics feature;
  • Adjusting enrollment;
  • Queries and reports;
  • Seat Holds/Reserve Capacities;

The first 45 minutes will focus on training new employees. The last 45 minutes will be dedicated to existing users who want to join the group for possibly more advanced issues.

Workshop Dates

Thursday, September 12 at 9:30 AM
Friday, September 13 at 9:30 AM

Wednesday, October 23 at 9:30 AM
Thursday, October 24 at 9:30 AM

**SPECIAL** 30 minute session on Scheduling Roll-Options
Wednesday, November 20 at 9:30 AM

Focus on Registration Workshop for Faculty and Advisors

Workshop Description:  Facilitated by a member of the Records and Registration team, this 45-minute workshop will review Faculty Center navigation, and features the following instruction:

  • Searching and viewing the course catalog and class schedule information, including enrollment totals;
  • Removing service indicator (flags);
  • Viewing  academic information (major, academic standing , grade reports);
  • Accessing and printing unofficial transcripts

Workshop Dates:
Wednesday, October 16 at 12:00PM
Thursday, October 17 at 2:00 PM
Friday, October 18 at 2:00 PM

Workshop Locations:  Green Hall  Room 112, Records and Registration Conference Room

Focus on FERPA — The Lion and the Bear Training Session for Faculty and Staff

Workshop Description:  This one-hour FERPA session provides an understanding of the FERPA fundamentals, outlines our institutional process as it relates to compliance, reviews FERPA in the PAWS environment,  defines key concepts (such as directory information, education records, school officials), and highlights additional training resources.


To schedule a session for an individual or for a department, please contact us.


Customized Training Sessions

Customized training is also available. If you are interested in a training workshop for your department that is not listed here, let us know. We can design a workshop tailored to fit the needs of your department.