My Degree

My Degree is an online advising tool that allows both students and advisers to track students’ progress towards completing a degree, as well as plan future terms and certify a student’s degree at the time of graduation.

For questions or inquiries regarding My Degree, please contact the team at mydegree@ucdavis.edu.

Training

My Degree: Onboarding, Exceptions, and Plans

This training is intended for staff and faculty in an advising role who plan on using My Degree to advise students, input exceptions for degree requirements, and certify the completion of degrees. Attendees are expected to leave training with an understanding of:

  • How to navigate My Degree.
  • The differences between the various types of audits.
  • Creating five different types of exceptions in a test environment.
  • How to use the “What If” function to project a student to different major, minor, and catalog combinations.
  • The functions of Plans, the academic planner and template system, within My Degree.

All participants must have completed FERPA training to take this course; if you do not have a valid FERPA training, you will not be able to access the system during the training and will be asked to leave to protect the integrity of student data.

Spring 2018 Training Schedule:

  • 5/8/2018 (Tuesday) @ 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • 6/12/2018 (Tuesday) @ 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • 7/10/2018 (Tuesday) @ 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Register via the UC Learning Center at http://lms.ucdavis.edu, Course Code: DAC-SIS081.

My Degree: Launch Prep Training

This training is intended for staff and faculty in an advising role who plan on using My Degree to advise students and would like to solidify knowledge garnered from previous trainings, presentations, and experiences with the system. Attendees are expected to leave training with an understanding of:

  • The differences between the various types of audits
  • Creating five different types of exceptions in a test environment
  • How to use the “What If” function to project a student to different major, minor, and catalog combinations

Completion of this training will refresh concepts and skills built in the My Degree: Onboarding, Exceptions, and Plans course. This course is not intended for participants who have not completed the onboarding course. All participants must have completed FERPA training to take this course; if you do not have a valid FERPA training, you will not be able to access the system during the training and will be asked to leave to protect the integrity of student data

Register via the UC Learning Center at http://lms.ucdavis.edu, Course Code: DAC-SIS082.

My Degree: Plans

My Degree is an online advising tool that allows both students and advisers to track students’ progress towards completing a degree. This training teaches staff and faculty in an advising role how to use the Plans feature within My Degree to help students formulate academic plans and use that information to inform programmatic decision-making. Attendees can expect to leave training with an understanding of:

  • How to access Plans within My Degree;
  • How to create an academic plan;
  • How to create an academic plan template, which may be loaded on a blank academic plan and modified to meet the needs of an individual student and;
  • How to engage the tracking feature and identify students who deviate from their academic plan.

Completion of this training provides users with insight into the potential value of data held within an academic plan and how that data may be leveraged to solve problems and improve program management. All participants must have completed the My Degree: Onboarding, Exceptions, and Plans training and have active access to the My Degree system. All participants also must have completed FERPA training to take this course; if you do not have a valid FERPA training, you will not be able to access the system during the training and will be asked to leave to protect the integrity of student data

Spring 2018 Training Schedule:

  • 5/7/2018 (Monday) @ 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • 5/11/2018 (Friday) @ 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • 5/17/2018 (Thursday) @ 10:00-11:30 a.m.
  • 5/21/2018 (Monday) @ 10:00-11:30 a.m.
  • 5/23/2018 (Wednesday) @ 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • 5/29/2018 (Tuesday) @ 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • 6/4/2018 (Monday) @ 10:00-11:30 a.m.
  • 6/6/2018 (Wednesday) @ 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Register via the UC Learning Center at http://lms.ucdavis.edu, Course Code: DAC-SIS083.