Go-Live 4

New Functionality*


Go-Live 4 CalMessage
  • Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) for fall 2016 admitted undergraduate students
  • Centralized onboarding checklists and messages for fall 2016 admitted undergraduate students



  • Capability for Undergraduate Admissions to admit new cohort of fall 2016 freshmen through SIS
  • Undergraduate Financial Aid and Scholarships functionality for the 2016-17 award cycle
  • Financial Aid Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR) and packaging reports; Graduate Student SIR report
  • Online form and workflow for requesting an academic classroom

*Note: There is no new faculty-specific functionality as a result of this SIS Go-Live.


How People Are Impacted*


  • Newly admitted undergraduate students will now use CalCentral to state their intent to register and to pay their deposit.
  • Newly admitted undergraduate students will begin to view their onboarding messages and checklists.
  • Onboarding checklists and messages from departments across campus for undergraduate admitted students have been consolidated into one process.
  • Cal Student Central (CSC) staff will have view access to student information via CalCentral to view and advise students on questions related to their Statement of Intent to Register (SIR), onboarding messages and checklist items, and profile information.
  • Departmental academic advisors will have view access to student information via CalCentral to see students’ onboarding checklist items in order to advise them.
  • The Financial Aid and Scholarship Office (FASO) staff will begin using the SIS Campus Solutions application to process financial aid packages and access reports.
  • Graduate Division staff will have access to a new SIR report.
  • Undergraduate Admissions staff will process early student admissions through SIS Slate and SIS Campus Solutions.
  • Staff will use a new online form to request a change to assigned classrooms for fall 2016 classes.


*Note: There is no direct impact to faculty as a result of this SIS Go-Live.


Go-Live 5: March 2016
Items included in each Go-Live date may shift.


  • Academic Planner
  • Dashboard
  • Workflow


  • SIR Undergrad
  • Yield
  • Decision Release (Selection)
  • Finalization (Clearing)
  • Imaging


  • Entering & Maintaining Participation Data


  • Loans
  • Scholarships


  • Maintain Receivables
  • 3rd Party Billing
  • Tuition Calculation
  • Billing
  • Cashiering
  • Payment Plans


  • Financial Aid
  • Student Records
  • Faculty
  • Delegated Access


  • Enroll Students
  • Maintaining Student Residency
  • Transfer Credit Articulation
  • Preparing for a New Term
  • Managing FERPA
  • Student Indicators/Groups
  • Imaging


  • Graduate Student Hiring
  • Graduate Students Financial Support and Budgeting


Previous Go-Lives


  • Go-Live 3 (December 2015)
    UC Berkeley students can now update their profile information in CalCentral; admitted graduate and professional students can process their Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) and receive campus onboarding messages and checklists in CalCentral; in January 2016, student groups and staff will be able to make classroom reservations for events for fall 2016; and more.

Read more about Go-Live 3

  • Go-Live 2 (August 2015)
    The Student Information Systems (SIS) Project Team is pleased to announce the second of seven “Go-Lives.” The modules of Go-Live 2 include the conversion of course catalog data to the new SIS, the creation of bio-demographic data, new functionality for Fall 2016 class scheduling, and tools for managing student applications.

Read more about Go-Live 2

  • Go-Live 1 (June 2015)
    The SIS Project is pleased to announce the launch of its “Outreach to Prospects” module, an exciting new technology that combines several separate applications into one seamless tool. Prospective students can now complete a student interest form and register for presentations from one convenient module. Staff will ultimately enjoy the streamlined ease of facilitating a student's progress through each stage of admission - from prospect to enrollment. 

Read more about Go-Live 1