Assigned Term: 
Fall 2016
Project Status: 
Current
Last Updated Date: 
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Requesting Department: 
Office of the Registrar

Purpose:

  • Recent legislation mandates priority registration for all VA benefit students
  • Provide reasonable accommodation to VA benefit students around course registration
  • OSU VA benefit students have asked for this service

Background to the Project:

House Bill 2645 mandates public universities and community colleges to provide priority registration to veteran benefit students. Deadline for implementation is Sept. 15, 2016.

Objectives:

Develop priority registration time control slots for students who are receiving educational benefits from the Veterans Administration (including dependents).

Project Scope:

We will deliver time control slots for students who are receiving VA benefits by winter term registration.

Scope Exclusions and Limits:

This project is not going on the Ops Calendar, part of term setup.

Timelines:

Due Date

Milestones

10/03/2016

Determine active veteran type codes

10/04/2016

Update the term set-up documentation

10/15/2016

Test priority registration for VA benefit students, here is the order of setting up the PIN:

-          COB, FYE, VA …

09/30/2016

Communicate to stakeholders (College Head Advisors)

 

VA Student Communication about Priority Reg

 

Update web pages

 

Share info in Advisor Digest

Communication Plan:

Audience

Information Needed and Format

How Often/When

College Head Advisors- who do issue pins on the regular bases

-          Issue pins to veterans and dependents

 Once/ Beginning of Fall Term

Website

-          For VA students so they know how their reg works

Once/ Before winter term Priority Reg

Advisor

-          depends on college head advisors

Once/ Before winter term Priority Reg

Students

-          indicate for students so they know how their reg works

Once/ Before winter term Priority Reg

Veterans work group

-          Issue pins to veterans and dependents

-          For VA students so they know how their reg works

Once we are live

Status Report: 
In progress