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SIS Project: What You Should Know (March 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

  • The Conference Room Pilot (CRP) sessions began, and vendors who responded to our Request for Proposal (RFP) are showing us how their software handles real-world UC San Diego scenarios

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

  • Project governance reviewed scores for each vendor who participated in the CRP sessions and discussed next steps for system selection

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

Student Finance

  • The TritonPay 2.0 Project kicked off with the project team, key stakeholders and representatives from the new vendor, Transact
  • The Transact for the Division of Extended Studies (DES) project has begun planning and will kickoff in the month of March

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 Spring Quarter 2023 (date TBD)
  • Roadshow for Core SIS Project in Spring or Summer 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
  • Academic Information Technology Advisory Group (AITAG) on April 3, 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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