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  • Introduction Learn to work with the three tabs or pages that comprise the Student Services Center. SPIRE A (Academic Records) users and SPIRE Advisor users can access some of students’ personal and academic information from a single location. Access the Student Services Center SPIRE A...
  • Introduction Learn to work with the interactive Academic Requirements Report, the Academic Requirements & Course History PDF, and the Course History page. For details of how to navigate to the Academic Requirements Report, the Academic Requirements & Course History PDF, and the Course...
  • About Academic Requirements Reports You have two similar reports to choose from when reviewing advisees' progress toward their degrees. The reports are the Academic Requirements Report (ARR) and the Course Enrollment Planning Report (CEPR). The ARR is the report most advisors prefer, because it...
  • About Academic Requirements Reports You have two similar reports to choose from when reviewing students'' progress toward their degrees. The reports are the Academic Requirements Report (ARR) and the Course Enrollment Planning Report (CEPR). The ARR is the report most people prefer, because it is...
  • View your advisee's course history with the interactive Course History page in SPIRE. Link to further information about the Academic Requirements Report and how to generate an Academic Requirements & Course History PDF. View the Course History Page Navigate to your advisee's Student...
  • View a student's course history with the interactive Course History page in SPIRE. Link to further information about the Academic Requirements Report and how to generate an Academic Requirements & Course History PDF. View the Course History Page Navigate to the Student Services...
  • View the Course History Page Under the Academics heading on your Student Center, go to the other academics... drop-down list and click the double arrow to see the list. Select Course History from the list. The My Course History page opens. Work with Course History The My Course History...
  • Learn more about the different name types that SPIRE stores and how you can update them. To view the names you have on file with the University, log into SPIRE and navigate to Main Menu > My Personal Information > Names. The Names page opens, listing your names by type. Student Primary...
  • The kinds of transcript reports you can run are controlled by your individualized security settings in SPIRE. Email spire-support@oit.umass.edu if you have questions about your access. Note: The transcript reports open in a new tab or window in your browser. Make sure to allow pop-ups from SPIRE...
  • Before running unofficial transcripts in SPIRE, consider going through the one-time procedure to set up a default Transcript Type value. Setting the default for the type of transcript you most often use will allow you to skip a step every time you need to request that kind of transcript. You can...
  • Learn how to find and interpret a student's personal and academic information. Navigate to the Student Services Center page About the Student Services Center Look Up a Student's Contact Information, Including Address (PDF*, 94k) About a Student's Program(s)/Plan(s) (PDF, 103k)...
  • About Academic Requirements Reports Undergraduates, use Academic Requirements reports in SPIRE to check your progress toward earning your degree. The reports show which requirements you have already satisfied and which ones you still need to satisfy in order to graduate. The reports are Academic...
  • Use these handouts to review how to run and print reports in SPIRE, including unofficial transcripts and the Academic Requirements Report. SPIRE A Staff - Navigate to the Academic Requirements Report Advisors - Navigate to the Academic Requirements Report Academic Requirements and Course...
  • Tracker Queries connect your group-specific information with students’ current SPIRE data. You can see if someone on your list has graduated or discontinued, for example, and you can see current majors or get a list of current contact information for students in the group. Use the Checklist query...
  • Class rosters are available in UMetrx to UMass staff who have security clearance to access them. How to View Class Rosters in UMetrx: Access to departmental class rosters in UMetrx and SPIRE is usually part of SPIRE A academic records access. If you do not have SPIRE A access and think you need...
  • General UMetrx F.A.Q. Where do I go to log in to UMetrx? If you have UMetrx access, go to the UMetrx sign in screen, or click UMetrx on the SPIRE logon page. What ID and password should I use to log in to UMetrx? Use your NetID and password to log in to UMetrx. How frequently is UMetrx...