May 2016 Newletter

By Deanne Wright posted 05-06-2016 11:29 AM


Academic Advising

Advisory Group Newsletter

                                                        May 2016


IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – Your input is needed!

The Academic Advising Group is looking to find out if and how the delivered Advising Notes feature is being used. We hope this short preliminary survey will lead to information we can use to better advise Oracle. Thank you for participating! Click here to launch survey. This survey is open until July 1, 2016.



WHAT’S NEW – Oracle Announcements

Announcement: Campus Solutions 9.0 April 2016 Bundle #41 has been posted and is now available.

Where to learn more:

Functional documentation is available at My Oracle Support by going to Campus Solutions (CS) 9.0 Bundle #41 Functional Documentation - Regs 3 2016-2017 April 2016 (Doc ID 2127604.1)

For information about the latest updates to PeopleBooks you can refer to Most Recent Versions of Campus Solutions 9.0 Chapters (Doc ID 1523915.1)

Current Advisor Webcasts Schedule and Archived Downloads can be found by going to My Oracle Support, PeopleSoft Enterprise Advisor Webcast Schedule and Archived recordings (Doc ID 1456265.1).  The webcast related to this bundle is:  PeopleSoft Financial Aid Regulatory 2016-2017 Release 3 (9.0 Bundle #41)


LEARN MORE – Oracle Support Advisor Webcast and HEUG Education Series

Advisor Webcast: Campus Solutions 9.2 Upgrade and PUM Image Updates

Campus Solutions technical users, functional users, and system administrators can stay informed with this one-hour advisor webcast that will provide an overview of our latest upgrade path to CS 9.2 and the latest CS 9.2 PUM Update Image.

Topics: Planning and Preparing for the CS 9.2-People Tools 8.55 9.2 upgrade; The CS 9.2 PUM Update Image 1; Upgrade timing, requirements and recommendations.

Time for questions and responses will be included. All Advisor Webcasts are recorded.

Important:   in order to accommodate all customers, 2 webcasts with identical content have been scheduled on different days/times.

To register for this meeting:

Go to My Oracle Support, PeopleSoft Enterprise Advisor Webcast Schedule and Archived Recordings Doc ID [1456265.1].

Select and Register for the meeting from the list in the Current tab. (Be sure it is the correct meeting for your time zone!) Once the host approves your request, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the meeting.


Don’t forget to check out what’s on offer from the HEUG Education Series regular offerings.  Click here to see the latest schedule.


EVENTS – Upcoming Conferences

Many regional and international conferences are coming up! Important dates in May include:

Mid-Atlantic Alliance – Early Bird Registration closes May 6; Advanced Rate available May 7 - 20. Agenda is now available.

SWHEUG and SCHRUG - calls for proposals end May 6; Registration opens May 23 – see individual conference sites for Early Bird and Advanced Registration dates.

NEWHEUG – call for proposals end May 13; Early Bird Registration runs May 30 – July 28.

Southern African HEUG -- calls for proposals end May 6; Registration now open.

Arab Alliance – call for proposals now open through August 15; Registration now open.

Latin America Alliance – call for proposals open through June 3.

Stay up-to-date on the most recent Regional and International Conference communications by subscribing to the Regional Networking Communities and Conferences blog. Any questions about the conferences please email


SPOTLIGHT – Watch and Listen to Conference Presentations

Did you know that old Alliance Conference presentations are available to everyone as downloadable files?  Most presentations have a PowerPoint file and an audio file, so you can easily follow along at your convenience.  Check out currently available files of past Alliance Conferences and stay tuned for the 2016 files, coming soon!



Keep up on what’s happening in our community!

Be sure to check out the AA Blog, the AA Forum (a.k.a. listserv) and the Product Enhancement Tracker.