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7:30 - 10:30am

Registration Open

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8:30 - 9:30

General Session

Partnership for a Better Nebraska

Dr. Paul Turman, NSCS, Chancellor

Loup/Platte

For over a decade, the Nebraska State Colleges and University System have partnered on a shared Student Information and Business Information Systems to promote efficiencies for Nebraska. Paul Turman, Chancellor of the State College System, will provide a brief overview of this partnership and highlight the impact these shared systems have on improving the student experience and creating opportunities for greater integration. Partnerships with these systems also create additional collaborations for promoting statewide initiatives to better serve Nebraska students and prepare the Colleges and Universities to respond to an evolving higher education landscape. 

9:30 - 9:45am

Break w/ Refreshments

Ball Room Atrium

9:45 - 10:45am

Breakout Session 5

External Organizations

Tamara Cardin, NeSIS, Campus Community Functional Coordinator

North Bank

This session is a high-level overview of how external organizations are created and the impacts of the external organizations on the system. Tips and best practices for creating a system-wide process will be shared. We will also hold a discussion of a process to identify and clean up duplicate external orgs.

Financial Aid Birds of a Feather

Facilitator: Shareen Thewke, NeSIS, Financial Aid Functional Coordinator

Delta

This is a round table discussion of all things related to Financial Aid.

PeopleSoft-SAP Accounting Processes Round Table

Facilitator - Suzan Manthey, NeSIS, Student Financials Functional Coordinator

South Bank

This is a round table discussion of all things SAP Accounting Process. Bring your questions, concerns and knowledge.

Security Birds of a Feather

Facilitators: NeSIS STAMP Team

Tributary

This is a round table discussion of all things related to Security.

10:45 - 11:00am

Break

11:00 - 12:00pm

Breakout Session 6

Admissions Birds of a Feather

Facilitator: Dixie Teten, NeSIS, Admissions Functional Coordinator

Delta

This is a round table discussion all things related to Admissions. 

Branding the Next Generation of Student Self-Service

Paul Swenson, NeSIS, Application Development Lead
Meghna Jain, NeSIS, PeopleSoft Programmer/Analyst

North Bank

Out with Application Designer, setup pages, and DMS scripts. In with your favorite web application development tools and technologies. The next generation of enterprise tools seeks to retain campus control of the self-service user experience while removing the need to learn PeopleTools. This is accomplished by concentrating on standard behaviors and conventions that developers can count on as they use their favorite web development tools.

Student Financials Birds of a Feather

Facilitator: Suzan Manthey, NeSIS, Student Financials Functional Coordinator

South Bank

This is a round table discussion of all things related to Student Financials.

Student Records Birds of a Feather

Facilitator: Jean Padrnos, NeSIS, Student Records Functional Coordinator

Tributary

This is a round table discussion all things related to Student Records.

12:00 - 1:15pm

Lunch

Ball Room

1:15 - 2:45pm

Deep Dive 2

Eforms and Workflow Campus Show and Tell

Facilitator: Susan Lee, NeSIS, Enterprise Tools Functional Coordinator

North Bank

Different campuses will show Eform and/or workflow items they implemented in their office. They will give a short demo on what they have done and why.  

1:15 - 1:40pm

Mini Session 3

Communication Generation Tips and Tricks

Shareen Thewke, NeSIS, Financial Aid Functional Coordinator

South Bank

Shareen shares some helpful items she has learned through the years when working with Communication Generation.

Jean Padrnos Stop and Share

Jean Padrnos, NeSIS, Student Records Functional Coordinator

Tributary

Jean Padrnos, Student Records Functional Coordinator, will be available to answer questions on SR-related topics.

Security Best Practices

Facilitator: NeSIS STAMP Team

Delta

A round table discussion on best practices for security specifically related to PeopleSoft Campus Solutions.

1:50 - 2:45pm

Breakout Session 7

Identity Management and Grouper

NU ITS IAM Team

South Bank

Query Stop and Share

Shareen Thewke, NeSIS, Financial Aid Functional Coordinator
Suzan Manthey, NeSIS, Student Financials Functional Coordinator

Delta

Do you have questions you want to ask about PS Query but are afraid to in a group? Shareen and Suzan will be available to answer questions about PS Query.

Student Onboarding

Facilitator: Dixie Teten, NeSIS, Admissions Functional Coordinator

Tributary

This is a round table discussion on what schools are doing once a student applied until they come to campus. What emails are you sending, orientations, phone calls etc…. What are some best practices? How are you getting documents returned? Time to just discuss.

2:45 - 3:00pm

Break w/ Refreshments

Ball Room Atrium

3:00 - 3:30pm

Mini Session 4

Communication Generation Queries

Shareen Thewke, NeSIS, Financial Aid Functional Coordinator

South Bank

Communication Generation Queries can be confusing and hard to understand. This short session will help explain what queries go where and some tips to help write better queries in Com Gen.

Enterprise Tools Stop and Share

Susan Lee, NeSIS, Enterprise Tools Functional Coordinator

North Bank

A time to sit with Susan Lee to ask questions on Enterprise Tools-related topics.

STAMP Stop and Share

NeSIS STAMP Team

Tributary

A time to sit with STAMP Team members to ask STAMP-related questions.

Troubleshooting 101

NeSIS AMP Team

Delta

What do you do when you encounter an issue in PeopleSoft you have not encountered before? What steps do you take to troubleshoot? The AMP Team will show you the methods and websites they use when troubleshooting issues.

3:40 - 4:40pm

Breakout Session 8

Life Cycle of a Student

Jean Padrnos, NeSIS, Student Records Functional Coordinator
Tamara Cardin, NeSIS, Campus Community Functional Coordinator
Dixie Teten, NeSIS, Admissions Functional Coordinator

South Bank

This session walks through the student from cradle to grave in the PeopleSoft system.

New User Security Onboarding

NeSIS STAMP Team

Tributary

A discussion on what institutions are doing when a new user is hired or moved to a different position? What good things are you doing? What could be better?

Roadmap for the Next Generation of Enterprise Tools

Paul Swenson, NeSIS, Application Development Coordinator
Daniel Brown, NeSIS, PeopleSoft Programmer/Analyst

Delta

Let us talk about where we are today, and where we go from here. What are the opportunities and challenges of building systems independent of the PeopleTools framework? Bring your questions and ideas for an open discussion on Enterprise Tools Next Generation initiative.

What to do Before you Write a Query

Shareen Thewke, NeSIS, Financial Aid Functional Coordinator

North Bank

There is much planning that needs to happen before you write a query. What does the user really want? What are the "except for" gotchas we have to be aware of? What tables will give the best responses? This session will walk through all of those items and more.

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