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SIS Project: What You Should Know (Feb 2023)

Key Project Milestones and Progress

Here's a quick summary of what's happened on the SIS project since last month. If you have questions or would like more information about any of the following projects, please reach out to us at

Core Student Information System (SIS) Replacement

  • Project core team continued to plan for Conference Room Pilot (CRP) sessions where vendors who responded to our Request for Proposal (RFP) will show us how their software handles real-world UC San Diego scenarios; the CRP sessions are now expected to be scheduled in March and April

Financial Aid System Replacement

  • Oracle Student Financial Planning (SFP) implementation team continued design sessions with guide on the side, Sierra-Cedar
  • Graduate Financial Support Unit team members and stakeholders continued design sessions for their updated Financial Support and Payments Tool (FSPT)

Curriculum Management System Implementation

  • Procurement tabulated scores for each vendor who participated in the CRP sessions

Report Remediation

  • Project team continued work on remediating reports used by the Colleges; 12 reports have now completed the user acceptance testing process
  • Project team members also continued to work with stakeholders and subject matter experts to create an inventory of all Financial Aid reports

Upcoming Opportunities for Engagement

Want to learn more about any of the work happening for the SIS Project? We will have the following town halls upcoming this year.

  • Roadshow for Financial Aid Project’s implementation of Oracle Student Financial Planning (SFP) in Winter Quarter 2023 (date TBD)
  • Roadshow for Core SIS Project in Spring Quarter 2023 (date TBD)

The project’s change team will also be meeting with the following groups in the upcoming months.

  • Undergraduate Academic Advising Council (UAAC) on March 7, 2023
  • Assistant Deans on on March 8, 2023
  • Business Officers on March 15, 2023
Not part of the above groups but want to meet with us? Reach out to esr-student@ucsd.eduwe’d love to meet with you and your team.

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