Graduate Student Online Academic Reporting System (GSOARS) for Advisors, DGPs, and Graduate Service Assistants

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What can GSOARS do for you?

Advisors of Graduate Students
• Access the information from SIS you need to provide knowledgeable advice to your advisees: degree program and status, milestones to degree, plan of work, enrollment history, and list of advisors—all on one Web page.
• Check the progress of both individual advisees and of all your advisees together.
• View advisees’ professional development activities, e.g., conferences attended, papers presented, articles published, memberships in professional organizations.
• Read and respond to progress reports submitted by students.

How to Use GSOARS for advisors.

Directors of Graduate Programs and Graduate Service Assistants
• Take advantage of the same functions for your advisees that other advisors have.
• Access a wealth of information for all students in your program in addition to your own advisees.
• Customize GSOARS functions for your program, including prompts for student progress reports, a checklist of requirements specific to your own program, and template responses for advisors.
• Use student information from GSOARS for the outcomes assessment and biennial report of students’ professional development activities.

How to Use GSOARS for DGPs and Graduate Service Assistants.

For information on the student version of GSOARS, go to GSOARS for Students.

How to Use GSOARS for advisors
Getting started: Enter GSOARS and log in with your Unity ID and password. Select “I am a Faculty or Staff Member” and click “log in.”
To access academic information on individual advisees, click on the advisee’s name.
To view and respond to an advisee’s progress report, scroll down the advisee’s page to “Respond to Progress Reports submitted by Student” and click on the report link. Write your response in the text box.
To generate a full overview of an advisee’s information (academic plus professional development), scroll down the advisee’s page to “Create Overview of Student’s Academic Record” and select date range.
To display selected information on all advisees, select the “Summary Report” tab and choose date range and type of report.
GSOARS for Advisors screenshot

How to Use GSOARS for DGPs and Graduate Assistants
Getting started: Enter GSOARS and log in with your Unity ID and password. Select “I am a Faculty or Staff Member” and click “log in.”
To access information for your own advisees, click on “My Advisees” button on the left of the page.
To find students in particular degree programs, click on the appropriate buttons on the left of the page.
To access academic information on individual students, click on the student’s name.
To view and respond to a student’s progress report, scroll down the student’s page to “Respond to Progress Reports submitted by Student” and click on the report link. Write your response in the text box.
To generate a full overview of a student’s information (academic plus professional development), scroll down the advisee’s page to “Create Overview of Student’s Academic Record” and select date range.
To display selected information on all students in a degree program, select the “Summary Report” tab and choose date range and type of report.
GSOARS for DGPs screenshot