March 8, 2016

In preparation for UC Berkeley’s biggest student information technology change in three decades, on March 8th, graduate and undergraduate advisors shared their opinions and ideas about how the new Student Information Systems (SIS) can better address the needs of Berkeley students and advisors.

January 21, 2016

Daily Cal ArticleTele-BEARS will disappear in late March as the campus rolls out a new system through CalCentral that will integrate traditional campus student information sites.

October 29, 2015

CodefestEarly this month, over thirty staff from the SIS project’s technical and functional teams participated in “Code Fest,” a two-day event designed to create a focused, meeting-free environment for advancing Go-Live 3 development and beginning work on Go-Live 4 projects. The event was an experiment to measure the kind of impact this environment would have on productivity, and the results were evident.

October 21, 2015

Student Affairs State of the DivisionRecently, Associate Vice Chancellor and Student Information Systems (SIS) Project Steering Council Member Anne De Luca spoke at the Student Affairs State of the Division. She provided an update on the SIS project's progress and shared information about the project’s commitment to improving our work by

October 16, 2015

The Student FactorThe SIS project has assembled a diverse team of UC Berkeley, technology, and higher education experts to design and implement Berkeley’s new Student Information Systems (SIS). Our intention from the beginning of the project has been to draw upon the expertise of our students to help us design the new SIS. In addition to engaging the larger student population, roughly 10% of our SIS staff are students.

August 10, 2015

Advising RetreatOn August 10, the SIS (Student Information Systems) Project held an all-day Academic Advising Retreat. More than 70 colleagues attended representing curricular and co-curricular units at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Participants engaged in discussions about user experience, academic planning, advising tools, and enrollment.

July 29, 2015

WorkshopStudents and staff shared their experiences with academic planning and ideas for making the process better. They spent the afternoon participating in activities designed to gather student feedback on the academic planning and enrollment journey, with a focus on long-term academic planning. View the current 

April 9, 2015

Student WorkshopApril 9th the SIS Project hosted a Design Workshop on the topic of Funding and Paying for my Education. The session engaged 21 students, SIS Project Staff, plus Financial Aid, Billing and Cal Student Central staff, in a 3 hour set of exercises.

April 8, 2015

One IT EventIn support of the One IT initiative, the SIS Project recently hosted IT partners from across campus for a festive afternoon of fellowship, education, live music, and light refreshments. An estimated 250 attendees toured the SIS Project office and learned more about the project timeline, integration plans, user experience, and infrastructure architecture.