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Outcome 11 – Update – Almost there!

Mar 24

UPDATE | Fall 2020

Laurentian students will benefit from enhanced services and infrastructure that support writing and information literacy, advising, academic planning, administrative services, and progress tracking.

Sponsor: Provost and Vice-President Academic

Lead: Registrar; Associate Vice-President, Information Technology; Associate Vice-President, Learning and Teaching; Manager, Student Awards, Fees and MyLaurentian Hub; University Librarian

Efforts are being focused in 4 key areas for this Outcome and have been essential to the success of our students since 2018.

Key Highlights

Information Literacy:

  • IT and Library support through the new Learning Commons launched.
  • Considerable updates ongoing to the English and French Online Research Skills Tutorials ongoing through Virtual Backpack.

Student Planning Project:

  • New Self-Service platform launched.
  • Student Planning module (phase 1) launched.

Improved Student Administrative Services:

  • New parking interface, saving parking transaction time by 50%.
  • Additions to the myLaurentian Hub website.
  • New online student services management shared between multiple departments and new online booking for student services appointments through my Laurentian portal.
  • New financial aid hotline service.

Improved Academic Support Services:

  • Newly created intensive condensed format of ACEX1006 (Understanding, Learning and Inquiry).
  • Expansion of transition and engagement programming.

Next Steps

  • Continued focus of the above to ensure progress continuum.
  • Online fee appeals and honorable withdrawal requests.
Outcomes
11

Student success is our success

Laurentian students will benefit from enhanced services and infrastructure that support writing and information literacy, advising, academic planning, administrative services, and progress tracking.

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