MyGRADplan

FAQs about MyGRADplan

FAQs about MyGRADplan

What is MyGRADplan?

MyGRADplan is a web-based tool for students to monitor their academic progress toward degree, diploma or certificate completion. MyGRADplan allows students and their advisors to plan future academic coursework.

All UFV students are able to access MyGRADplan through MyUFV. Although only academic students will have a program audit, all students may use the What If feature to create sample program plans.

What is a program audit?

A program audit is a review of past, current and "planned" coursework that provides information on completed and outstanding requirements necessary to complete a degree/diploma/certificate/major/minor/concentration. The audit can be used as part of advising sessions to determine course selections and confirm graduation requirements.

The information in your program audit is based on the curriculum into which you were admitted. UFV's curriculum is dynamic and can change twice a year, in the Fall and in the Winter/Summer semesters. You should be aware that the program requirements shown for furture terms may change if you have been admitted prior to the publishing of its Calendar.

Why did I get a message that an audit of my program is not available?

Only students in Undergraduate and Graduate programs as well as some Continuing Education programs have program audits. Students pursuing other programs or in academic programs prior to Fall 2010 will not have program audits and will receive an warning or error message that an audit of their program is not available. If you get this message you may still use the What If feature to create sample audits of academic programs.

How is my program audit different from a transcript?

Your program audit is an unofficial document and can be viewed as a tool to provide you with academic information related to your program progress and help you plan your academic schedule. Your program audit is NOT your official transcript.

If my program audit is complete have I graduated?

Your program audit is not offical notification of competion of degree, diploma or certificate requirements. Students completing a credential are required to Apply to Graduate. The official graduation requirements are listed in the Universtiy of the Fraser Valley online Calendar. If there is any discrpancy between MyGRADplan and the official UFV Calendar the Calendar takes precedence.

Can I access MyGRADplan on any computer?

Yes. Access to MyGRADplan is through the web. Students and Advisors login through myUFV.

Is my information confidential?

Yes. Like other processes you use through myUFV, MyGRADplan is accessed through the myUFV login. Remember that your advisor, faculty and selected staff will be able to view the information contained in your program audit.

When should I look at my program audit?

  • Before you meet with your advisor to discuss registraiton for an upcoming term.
  • Before registration, use it to plan your program for the term.
  • After you register to ensure that the courses you selected applied to your requirements as expected.
  • After your grades for each term are posted.
  • Before you apply for graduation, review your record.
  • Any time you make a change to your program or schedule.

 

Can I register in classes in MyGRADplan?

No. MyGRADplan is a snapshot of courses in-progress, planned and in academic history.

How do I know what classes I need to take?

Your audit lists the courses you have completed and the courses you still need to take to complete the requirements of your program. Use the audit to discuss with your advisor your plan for degree completion.

How current will my information be in MyGRADplan?

The information in MyGRADplan is refreshed every night. Any changes made today (e.g. Grade changes or classes added or dropped will be seen in your audit tomorrow.

How does the audit decide where to place courses that I have completed?

The audit places each course using a "best fit" scenario. Where multiple possibilities exist, it may place courses where they will fit, but not necesarily where you expect them to be.

Can I print an audit?

Yes, there are two ways to print a program audit: 1) click the "Print button located in the bar at the top of the page or: 2) selec the Save as PDF button, then open and print the PDF version of the audit. This is your personal academic information, please safeguard your privacy.

If I'm enrolled in more than one program can I see more than one program audit?

Yes, if you are enrolled in more than one program a program audit will be created for each of your programs. Use the drop down arrow on the Degree field to toggle between them.

What do I do if I believe my academic information is incorrect?

You should consult with your academic advisor for a review of your audit.

 

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