The Student Systems group is dedicated to the development and maintenance of systems and software supporting all student-related activities at the University of Texas at Dallas. Student Systems strives to provide the most accurate, efficient and secure systems and services to all groups that support our student population. We are also committed to ensuring our services are in compliance with all governing laws, statutes, and policies in support of advancing excellent educational and research programs at the University of Texas at Dallas.
We provide maintenance, development and support for enterprise systems that sustain the administrative functions of student-related activities. The primary responsibility of the Student Systems group is the maintenance, development and support of Orion, the Campus Solutions application of the PeopleSoft Enterprise Application. The Campus Solutions application is the backbone of almost all areas dealing with students and student information, including:
In addition to supporting the above systems, we also provide Data Feeds (information sent from one system to another) from the Campus Solutions system to several auxiliary systems.
Most requests for enhancements or modifications to the Campus Solutions application should be accompanied by a functional specifications document:
For more information about the differences between Shared Services and Local modification requests, refer to the document, Orion Modification Request Process. Also, this entire process is documented in the Orion Work Request Process document.
In addition to using the JIRA system described above, the following forms are required when the Campus Solutions (Orion) system is involved.