Self-Service is an interactive web application that enables students, faculty, and staff to view their individual information contained in FDU’s student information system. Students can use Self-Service to do things like view their financial aid, pay their bills, and register for classes. Likewise, faculty will use Self-Service to verify enrollment and enter grades.

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What is Degree Audit? Degree Audit is an online version of your check sheet, which allows you to track your academic requirements. On Degree Audit you can see what degree requirements you’ve completed, which are in progress, and which courses you have left to complete your degree.

  1. On the left-hand side of the page, you will find your menus. Click on the menu called “Academics” and then click on “Student Planning.” Navigate to “My Progress/Degree Audit
  1. Click on “Expand All” to if you’d like to see all the requirements for your degree
  1. Any action you have taken towards completing each requirement will be noted in the “Status” column
  1. If you would like to see what it would look like if you switched to a different program, then click on “View a New Program” at the top of your Degree Audit
  1. Use the search bar to find the program you are interested in. Select the program and click “View Program
  1. If you no longer want to view this program, click the “X” to remove it

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email webadvisoradmin@fdu.edu.

  1. On the left-hand side of the page, you will find your menus. Click on the menu called “Academics” and navigate to the “Course Catalog
  1. Fill in as many fields as you’d like for your course search. It is suggested that you at least select a term and a subject. Click the blue “Search” button to get your results
  1. You can narrow down your results further using the filters on the left-hand side
    • Click on the “Hide” button to hide the filter menu and allow the results to fill your screen
  1. You can click on the arrows in the header row to change how the results are sorted

Note

Section notes and restrictions can be found in the “Section Information” column.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email webadvisoradmin@fdu.edu.

  1. You can search for courses by using the Course Catalog or your Degree Audit page. In this article, we will use the Degree Audit page method
  1. Go to the menus on the left and choose the “Academics” menu and expand the “Student Planning” menu. Click on “My Progress/Degree Audit
  1. Find the requirement you are looking to fulfill. Click on the “Search” button to find sections for every course that will meet this degree requirement

Note

If you know exactly which course you are interested in, then you can click directly on that course code to view its sections.

  1. Narrow down your results using the filters on the left-hand side.

Tip

Make sure to choose the correct semester.

  1. Within the results, click on the grey bar that says “View Available Sections” for the course you’d like to add to your schedule. Find a section that fits on your schedule and click “Add Section to Schedule
  1. Review the Section Details that pop up. If you still wish to add this section to your schedule, then click “Add Section
  1. To confirm the section appears on your schedule, navigate to the “Plan & Schedule” page
  1. To confirm the section appears on your schedule, navigate to the “Plan & Schedule” page

Tip

Sections can be removed by clicking on the “x” in the top right corner of the section.

  1. Repeat this process to add more courses to your schedule in preparation for priority registration

Important Important

Planning a section does not guarantee you have a spot in that section.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email webadvisoradmin@fdu.edu.

  1. On the left-hand side of the page, you will find your menus. Click on the menu called “Academics” and then click on “Student Planning.” Navigate to “Plan & Schedule
  1. Your planned courses will appear on this page and will be color-coded in yellow. If you have not planned your courses, please review the article How to Plan Your Schedule Using Self-Service
  1. If you have any holds, then they will appear in the top right corner of the page. You will need to resolve your holds before you can register for classes
  1. You will need to be mindful of your priority registration date. You will find a banner above your planned schedule informing you of the date and time you can register for classes
  1. Once all holds have been resolved and your priority registration date/time has arrived, you can register for all your courses by clicking TWICE onRegister For All Planned Courses. If you would like to register for each course one at a time, then click twice on “Register” within each course tile
  1. The first click on “Register For All Planned Courses” or “Register” brings up the FDU registration agreement. You must agree to this in order to register for classes.

Note

After agreeing, you must click the registration button one more time. 

  1. The second click on “Register For All Planned Courses” or “Register” updates your schedule and registers you for your courses

Note

Registered sections will turn green and say “Registered.”

  1. If you are ineligible for any of your planned sections, then the course will remain yellow and planned. You will get an alert in the top right corner explaining why you were unable to register for that section

Tip

Click “X” on the section to remove it from your schedule

  1. If you need to drop a course before it starts, then click on “Drop” within the course tile. You will need to click on this twice like when you registered

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email webadvisoradmin@fdu.edu.

  1. On the left-hand side of the page, you will find your menus. Click on the menu called “Academics” and click on the “Unofficial Transcript” button
  1. Select the transcript you wish to download by clicking on its text

Important Important

These documents are unofficial and do not replace official signed and sealed transcripts. To order official transcripts you must go to www.getmytranscript.org.

  1. After clicking on the transcript text, a pdf document will download. Open this document to view your unofficial transcript.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email webadvisoradmin@fdu.edu.

  1. On the left-hand side of the page, you will find your menus. Click on menu called “Academics” and then click on “Graduation Overview
  1. Click “Apply” next to the program from which you wish to graduate
  1. Select your “Graduation Term” and type in your “Preferred Name on Diploma.” Select the address you would like your diploma sent to. Once these fields are filled in, you must confirm everything is correct and click “Submit

Important Important

Upon submitting the graduation application, students will be charged the appropriate fee in accordance with the degree they are seeking. Please do not apply more than once.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email webadvisoradmin@fdu.edu.

  1. On the left-hand side of the page, you will find your menus. Click on the toolbox icon, called “Daily Work”, and navigate to the “Faculty” submenu. Within this submenu, click on “Faculty Overview
  1. Click on the row of the course you wish to verify the enrollment
  1. Within the “Roster” tab, you will see the list of students currently enrolled in the course. Use the radio buttons to select whether the student has “Attended” or “Never Attended
  1. Once you have completed verifying enrollment, you must click on “Submit Attendance
  1. Click on “Submit” in the pop-up window to complete the process

Important

Once you’ve submitted attendance, you cannot make any changes in Self-Service. If you need to make a change, you must contact Enrollment Services: Metro Campus – esteafdu@fdu.edu AND/OR Florham Campus esmadfdu@fdu.edu.

  1. On the After you’ve submitted the enrollment verification, you will see a green notification at the top of the page letting you know you were successful

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email webadvisoradmin@fdu.edu.

  1. On the left-hand side of the page, you will find your menus. Click on the toolbox icon, called “Daily Work”, and navigate to the “Advising” submenu. Within this submenu, click on “Advising Overview
  1. Find the student you wish to advise using the prepopulated table of assigned advisees or by searching for their name or ID number in the search bar.

Note

You can search for any student, whether you are their advisor or not, by using the search bar.

  1. Click on the “View Details” button for the record of interest
  1. Click on the “Notifications” bar to expand it and view any holds on the student’s account
  1. Underneath the “Notifications” bar, you will find all the tabs you can use to gain a well-rounded view of the student’s academic progress
  • Click on “Course Plan” to view the courses the student has registered for or is planning to register for
  • Click on “Progress/Degree Audit” to view the student’s Degree Audit. Within this tab, you can click on “View a New Program” to see what it would look like if this student switched programs
  • Click on “Test Scores” to see any official test scores that have been submitted to FDU and recorded in Colleague
  • Click on “Grades” to view the student’s midterm and final grades broken down by semester
  • Click on “Remove Hold” to remove the web registration hold from the student’s account. You will need to select the hold you wish to remove and click on “Remove Selected”

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email webadvisoradmin@fdu.edu.

  1. On the left-hand side of the page, you will find your menus. Click on the toolbox icon, called “Daily Work”, and navigate to the “Financial Management” sub-menu. Within this sub-menu, click on “Budget
  1. On the “Budget to Actuals” page, there will be options to filter your reports. By clicking on any of the arrows, you can expand or collapse the filter options. Once expanded, a field will appear where you can type the criteria you would like to search for. Additionally, you can change the Fiscal Year using the drop-down menu at the top of the page
  1. Using “Identifier” as an example, you can type in your value(s) in the following ways. Hit “Enter” after each value to include in the search
    • Type in the individual identifier, ex: 067110
    • Type in the range of identifiers, ex: 067110-067115
    • Type in the identifiers separated by commas, ex: 067110, 067111, 067115
  1. Click “Apply Filter” when done entering values. Your results will appear to the right of your filter menu
  1. If you need to change your filters:
    • Open up the filter options by clicking on the blue “Filter” button
    • You can add more values by typing them into the field, hitting “Enter”, and applying the filter again
    • You can remove individual values by clicking on the “X” next to the value
    • You can start over completely by clicking “Reset Filter
  1. If you are satisfied with your filter options and would like to detail in on a specific budget, then click anywhere on the budget you would like to view
  1. Click anywhere within a row to view more details. The “Financial Health” column will display a yellow alert symbol if the budget is over 85% spent
  1. Continue to click on rows or documents to view more details. Download any page with an “Export” icon if you need to view it in Excel. You can click Back in your browser to go back a page
  1. On the left-hand side of the page, you will find your menus. Click on the toolbox icon, called “Daily Work”, and navigate to the “Financial Management” sub-menu. Within this sub-menu, click on “Budget
  1. On the “Budget to Actuals” page, there will be options to filter your reports. By clicking on any of the arrows, you can expand or collapse the filter options. Once expanded, a field will appear where you can type the criteria you would like to search for. Additionally, you can change the Fiscal Year using the drop-down menu at the top of the page
  1. Using “Identifier” as an example, you can type in your value(s) in the following ways. Hit “Enter” after each value to include in the search
    • Type in the individual identifier, ex: 067110
    • Type in the range of identifiers, ex: 067110-067115
    • Type in the identifiers separated by commas, ex: 067110, 067111, 067115
  1. Click “Apply Filter” when done entering values. Your results will appear to the right of your filter menu
  1. If you need to change your filters:
    • Open up the filter options by clicking on the blue “Filter” button
    • You can add more values by typing them into the field, hitting “Enter”, and applying the filter again
    • You can remove individual values by clicking on the “X” next to the value
    • You can start over completely by clicking “Reset Filter
  1. If you are satisfied with your filter options and would like to detail in on a specific budget, then click anywhere on the budget you would like to view
  1. Click anywhere within a row to view more details. The “Financial Health” column will display a yellow alert symbol if the budget is over 85% spent
  1. Continue to click on rows or documents to view more details. Download any page with an “Export” icon if you need to view it in Excel. You can click Back in your browser to go back a page

Note

Anytime you see the FY drop-down menu at the top of the page, you can change the FY you are viewing. Likewise, whenever you see the Export drop-down menu, you can download the information in your current view into a CSV file and open in Excel.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email webadvisoradmin@fdu.edu.

  1. Go to the “Daily Work” menu, click on “Faculty,” and then click on “Faculty Overview
  1. Select the course for which you need to enter midterm grades
  1. Within the “Grading” tab, select the “Midterm Progress Report” tab
  1. Use the drop-down menu to select the grade for each student

Note

The “Grade Required” column will indicate which students MUST be given a midterm grade.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email selfserviceadmin@fdu.edu.

  1. Go to the “Daily Work” menu, click on “Faculty,” and then click on “Faculty Overview
  1. Select the course for which you need to enter final grades
  1. Within the “Grading” tab, select the “Final Grade” tab
  1. Use the drop-down menu to select the grade for each student

Note

A grade must be entered for every student in order to submit grades.

  1. Once all grades have been entered, you must click the “Submit Grades” button to save and submit your work

Note

You have a short window where you can change grades and resubmit in Self-Service. However, once grades have been verified in Colleague, you will no longer be able to make a change in Self-Service. You will then need to go through the Change of Grade process.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email selfserviceadmin@fdu.edu.

  1. On the left-hand side of the page, you will find your menus. Click on the menu called “User Options” and then click on “FDU Alert
  1. Fill in the alert information presented on the page. If information already exists in these fields, make sure the information is up to date. Click “Submit” when finished

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email webadvisoradmin@fdu.edu.

What is a Proxy? A Proxy is a person to whom you grant permission to sign into your Self-Service account to access selected student records.

  1. On the left-hand side of the page, you will find your menus. Click on the menu called “User Options” and then click on “View/Add Proxy Access
  1. Use the drop-down to add a proxy. If you see the person’s name, select them from the list and confirm their information. If you do not see their name, click on “Add Another User
  1. You must fill in the personal information for the proxy
  1. You can pick and choose what access you want to give to this proxy
  1. You must agree to the Disclosure Agreement and click “Submit
  1. You will be prompted to enter your Single-Sign On password again and click “Submit
  1. If you added a new user, you might get the following pop-up message. If you do, click “Continue
  1. Now your proxy will be listed on the “View/Add Proxy Access” page

Note

Proxies will receive an email any time access is granted or revoked.

  1. If you want to change a proxy’s access at any time, simply click on the pencil next to their row
  1. Add or remove access by selecting the appropriate check boxes. You can also remove all access entirely by selecting the “Remove All Access” radio button. Click “Save” to submit your changes

Important Important

If you are giving a proxy access to “Make a Payment” you must also make them an authorized user in TouchNet.

  1. To give access to Make a Payment via an authorized user, click on “Payments/Payment Plans/1098-T” within the “Student Finance” menu
  1. Click on “Continue to the Payment Center” to navigate to TouchNet
  1. Click on “Authorized Users” to add your proxy as an authorized user to pay your bill. Follow the instructions to add the authorized user

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email webadvisoradmin@fdu.edu.

  1. On the left-hand side of the page, you will find your menus. Click on the menu called “User Options” and then click on “FDU FERPA Release
  1. Click on “Add a Contact” to add a new contact, a person to whom you want to grant access to your information

Important

By completing the information on this page, you are authorizing administrators, staff, and faculty members of Fairleigh Dickinson University to release information pertaining to academic records, financial aid, student bill/account and disciplinary records to the contacts you have noted. This waiver remains in effect throughout your tenure as a student at the University. If you wish to cancel the permissions this waiver authorizes, you may do so by updating the details on this page. Please be advised that this waiver DOES NOT apply to services provided by Health and Counseling services. All records pertaining to medical care and psychological services remain confidential.

  1. Adding a contact: Fill in the contact’s name, relationship, and the start date (the date that this will become effective). The expiration date is optional and can be changed at any point. Click “Save
  1. You will now see this contact listed on the FDU FERPA Release page
  1. If you want to end the permissions of a contact, click on the row containing their name
  1. Fill in an expiration date to end their permissions on that date. Click “Save
  1. Repeat the steps above to add or change your contacts

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email webadvisoradmin@fdu.edu.

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