New features: PASS Express and Guest User Access

May 16, 2014

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is pleased to announce the following new student access features:

Guest User Access

Guest User Access capability is now available for students to give third- party access to student accounts. Through PASS and PASS Express (see announcement below), students will have the ability to set-up and manage Guest Users. Students may opt to allow access to limited features or all guest access features. When managing guests, you must provide the correct email address for the guest – as access is granted to the guest through the email they will receive with log-on credentials.

Students may give Guest Users access to the following features:

  • Pay/View What I Owe
  • View Account Activity
  • View Class Schedule
  • View Contact Information
  • View Financial Aid
  • View Grades
  • View Holds
  • View To Dos

*** Guest user access applies to online only access to your account. FERPA regulations do not allow the university to discuss student information over the phone or in person in the absence of the student.

Instructions on granting guest user access through PASS or PASS Express are posted in the ITS Knowledge Base.

PASS Express

PASS Express is a new application that will enhance students’ mobile experience for PASS and provide quick access to important university information across mobile devices. PASS Express was launched today, May 6, allowing students, faculty and advisors to become familiar with its functions this spring

The Pioneer Administrative Software System (PASS) is used for course registration, payment, financial aid, administrative functions and more.

The PASS Express will provide mobile access to limited features within PASS, allowing students to:

  • Check grades
  • Search the course catalog
  • Stay current on university news and events.
  • Click direct links to the university website
  • Access Desire2Learn
  • Access the campus map, phonebook, parking and transportation information, technical support, and much more.
  • Manage Guest Users
  • Pay on your account
  • View what you owe
  • View Account Activity
  • View Class Schedule
  • View Contact Information
  • View and Accept Financial Aid
  • View Grades
  • View Holds
  • View To Dos

This fall we plan to have an app available that you can download for free from iTunes App Store and Google Play Store (for Android devices).

You can find PASS Express on the PASS landing page, uwplatt.edu/its/pass. If you have questions call the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or visit the ITS Knowledge Base.

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