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AA Acronym Academic Advising
Academic Advising Academic Advising The module in PeopleSoft Campus Solutions that contains tools to help students track and manage their academic programs and careers, including the Degree Audit.
Academic Career Academic Structure Groupings of all academic work undertaken by a student that UF accumulates into a single student record. Students can be enrolled in more than one career at UF. Examples are Undergraduate, Graduate, Medicine, and Law.
Academic Group Academic Structure A college or school within UF that certifies its own degrees.  Groups are associated with courses, programs, and careers.
Academic Institution Academic Structure A field used in Campus Solutions to differentiate within multi-institution university systems. UF uses a single Academic Institution value with the code UFLOR.
Academic Organization Academic Structure A college, department, center, or other administrative unit within UF. These are organized hierarchically to match the structure of the institution – for instance, colleges contain departments, schools, and other units.
Academic Plan Academic Structure A student’s combination of degree and major, minor or certificate.
Academic Program Academic Structure A field used to indicate a student’s career and college/school.
Academic Structure Academic Structure The hierarchy of elements organized into a flowchart.
Academic Subplan Academic Structure A specialization, concentration, emphasis or track within a degree program.
Account Type Student Financials Account types classify item types into usable account groupings. Differentiating charges into multiple accounts enables flexibility in billing and assessing late fees.
Accounting Date Billing A date on which a transaction is recognized (not entered). Determines the posting period for the general ledger and can only fall in an open accounting period.
Activity Workflow In PeopleSoft Workflow, a specific transaction that you might need to perform in a business process. Because it consists of the steps that are used to perform a transaction, it is also known as a step map.
AD Acronym Recruiting and Admissions
Add/Delete Row Buttons Navigation The plus icon adds a new row immediately following the selected row. The minus icon deletes the row on which the cursor is displayed.
Adjustment Calendar Student Financials A set of rules that control how a charge is adjusted on a student’s account when dropping a class or withdrawing from a term.
Admissions and Recruiting Admissions The module in PeopleSoft Campus Solutions that provides the data and processing to administer recruitment and admissions functions.
Admit Type Recruiting and Admissions Applicant’s type of admission such as New Student, Transfer, or Transient.
Advanced Search Navigation A search record for a component based on multiple values.
Advisement Report Results Tables Academic Advising A set of tables in which advisement degree progress results are consolidated. The tables may be used to create queries and customized reports.
Aid Year Activation Financial Aid Financial Aid is processed on an annual basis.  The Financial Aid Office must be able to maintain separate and unique financial aid years throughout the student’s education. Aid Year is one of the primary key fields on many financial aid tables. Before any financial aid processing can occur, the student must be “activated” for the Aid Year.  Aid Year activation can occur manually or automatically via the ISIR load.
Anticipated Aid Financial Aid Financial aid that has been awarded but not yet disbursed.
Application Center Recruiting and Admissions Use the Application Center field to enter the application center that will process this application. This information helps you track which office is managing specific applications.
Application Method Recruiting and Admissions The process in which a person applies to the university, for example, Common App or CollegeNet.
Application Number Recruiting and Admissions Auto populated internal ID number when the application is saved.
As of Date Common The last date for which a report or process includes data.
Authorization/Disbursement Financial Aid Authorization is the process of verifying that all eligibility rules for the aid have been passed for a student.  Disbursement is the actual delivery of the financial aid when all disbursement rules have been met and authorization has been completed.


Basic Search Navigation Search for a record based on a single value.
Billing and Due Date Calendar Student Financials A set of rules that defines how due dates are calculated.
Billing Career Student Financials The one career under which other careers are grouped for billing purposes if a student is active in more than one career.
Billing/Invoice Student Financials Interchangeable terminology used to define the transactions and processes related to creating and viewing a student or corporate invoice or bill.
Breadcrumbs Navigation The navigation shown across the top of the workspace that allows for backwards and forward navigation from any point in the navigation path.
Business Area Expert (BAE) Methodology A person who has the required business knowledge to participate in team activities to assist in decision making in configuration of the new system. May also be called an SME (subject-matter expert).
Business Process Methodology A set of steps to accomplish a specific task.
Business Process Guide Methodology Documents of key business processes with diagrams where appropriate.
Business Unit Student Financials An identification code that represents a high-level organization of business information. You can use a business unit to define regional or departmental units within a larger organization.


CAF Field Recruiting and Admissions Common Attribute Framework. A value that allows the user to define a common data element and add it to a page.
Calendar Icon Navigation The icon used to open a calendar to select a date for the associated date field.
Campus Academic Structure A field used in Campus Solutions to differentiate within multi-campus university systems. UF uses a single Campus value with the code MAIN.
Campus Community Campus Community The module in PeopleSoft Campus Solutions that provides information on the individuals associated with the university.
Campus Solutions System Component The comprehensive software suite making up UF's Student Information System. A PeopleSoft Product Line that contains the applications and data necessary to maintain the student records of UF.
CC Acronym Campus Community
Change Management Methodology Activities that include communication about the project, training of end users, and managing resistance of the community’s acceptance of the change.
Charge Priority Student Financials Indicator that determines how payments are allocated to charges.
ChartField Billing A field that stores a chart of accounts, resources, and so on, depending on the PeopleSoft Enterprise application. ChartField values represent individual account numbers, department codes, and so forth.
Check Box Navigation A box which may be clicked on or off to indicate the value of a Yes/No field.
City Common Name of city for address.
Class / Section Student Records An offering of a course having unique characteristics within an academic term.
Class Fee Student Financials A fee attached at the section level.
CM Acronym Change Management
Collapse Section Navigation A downward-facing arrow that allows you to close a section of data in order to hide it on the page.
Comments 3Cs Free-flow text entry that enables you to add text.
Communications 3Cs A method to track incoming or outgoing communications (letters, faxes, phone calls, emails, etc.).
COMPASS University of Florida Acronym for Campus-wide Modernization Program to Advance Student Services. UF’s initiative to modernize and standardize the processes and information systems used to manage and deliver services to students.
Configurable Setup Values that are defined through configuration (set-up tables) as opposed to customization (adjusting system code).
Configuration Guide Methodology A document that captures decisions regarding design of prototypes.
Contingency Plan Methodology Provides recommendations of alternatives if production cutover cannot be completed.
Conversion Strategy and Plan Methodology Provides data conversion approach and details.
Correction Mode Navigation A mode of access to data that allows the user to overwrite data (erasing the historical data).  Must be used judiciously.
Country Common Country for address. Other address fields will be adjusted to reflect Country choice. Select a country from the list of valid values and press TAB to move through the field. The system automatically displays the appropriate address fields using the standardized address formats previously set up in the Country Table. Enter the appropriate address data in the fields that appear.
Course Student Records A course that is typically described in the course catalog. It has a standard syllabus and credit level and may be delivered in different formats.
Course Fee Student Financials A fee attached at the catalog level that applies to all sections of the offering.
Course ID Student Records Permanent and unique number assigned to each course.
Course List Academic Advising One or more classes students may take to satisfy degree requirements.
Course List Student Financials One or more classes grouped together often used to calculate fees or assign a third party contract.
Course Offering Student Records An academic department’s set of sections tied to one Course ID.
Course Share Set Academic Advising / Student Records A code to define a set of requirement groups which share courses. Used in Academic Advising to define degree requirements. Used by Student Records to define requisites.
Credit History Student Financials A process that assigns outstanding charges for one or more students or organizations to aging categories.
CRM Acronym Constituent Relationship Management
Customer/Corporate Account Student Financials Detailed transactions posted to customer or corporate accounts, organized by account type and account term.


Data Conversion Methodology Extraction of data from legacy sources to load into new system database.
Data Elements Reporting/ Processing Definition of a subset of data and the rules by which to group them.
Data Warehouse System Component A database that serves as a repository for data extracted from many different sources.  Reports can be written from the data.
Data Warehouse Strategy and Plan Methodology Details the data warehouse approach.
Dataset Reporting/ Processing A data grouping that enables role-based filtering and distribution of data. You can limit the range and quantity of data that is displayed for a user by associating dataset rules with user roles. The result of dataset rules is a set of data that is appropriate for the user’s roles.
Default Navigation Data that is automatically populated from another source in the system.
Deployment Plan Methodology Details how the system will be rolled out to end users.
Description Navigation Free-flow text that describes what you are defining.
Detailed Business Process Workflow A subset of the business process. For example, the detailed business process named Determine Cash Position is a subset of the business process called Cash Management.
Document Sequencing Reporting/ Processing A flexible method that sequentially numbers the financial transactions (for example, bills, purchase orders, invoices, and payments) in the system for statutory reporting and for tracking commercial transaction activity.
Drop-down List Navigation Provides access to the values that can be used in the field. These are defined as part of configuration and provide consistency in data entry which makes reporting on system data much easier.


East Campus University of Florida Established in 2005 and now houses many administrative offices and programs, including a second site for Enterprise Systems, a unit of UF Information Technology, Computing and Networking Services, the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, and UF’s hurricane research facility. More than 400 employees work on the East Campus.
ECM (Enterprise Content Management) System Component Manages the documents that need to be scanned into the system and will be tied to the Line of Business solution so that information will be accessible as needed.
Effective Date Common A method of dating information in PeopleSoft Enterprise applications. You can predate information to add historical data to your system, or postdate information in order to enter it before it actually goes into effect. By using effective dates, you don’t delete values; you enter a new value with a current effective date. This date also determines when you can view and change the information. Pages or panels and background processes that use the information use the current row.
EmplID Common Unique identifier for each person entered into Campus Solutions. At UF this field contains the person’s UFID.
End to End Testing Methodology Testing that begins at the start of a series of related business processes and continues through its logical conclusion. For example, testing might begin with the admissions processes and follow a test student through graduation processing.
End User Training and Support Plan Methodology Defines end user training needs and approach.
ERP Common An acronym for Enterprise Resource Planning.  Typically refers to a suite of business software, in this case PeopleSoft Campus Solutions.
Expand Section Navigation An arrow facing right that allows you to open a section of data in order to see it on the page.
External Organizations Common Schools, businesses, or non-profit organizations that do business with an institution.


FA Acronym Financial Aid
Favorites Navigation A menu that allows the user to add favorite pages for easy access.
FERPA Acronym Family Education Rights and Privacy Act.
Financial Aid System Component The module in PeopleSoft Campus Solutions that contains the data and pages necessary to administer financial aid processes.
Financial Aid Term Financial Aid PeopleSoft Financial Aid captures and maintains academic details for each financial aid applicant on the Financial Aid (FA) Term table.  FA Term can represent actual enrollment data for a given term of enrollment for the student or projected enrollment data. FA Term data is used to establish a student’s budget as well as awards.
Fit/Gap Methodology A review of the new software in conjunction with current business processes to determine what may be accomplished with the new system. Gaps may exist between what the software offers and what the institution requires. Afterwards, an analysis of the methods to close the gap is conducted and the final requirement is developed.
Fit/Gap Analysis Methodology Describes mission critical gaps as identified in the Preliminary Fit/Gap Analysis, including priority, estimated effort, and recommended strategy to fill gaps.
Functional Specifications Methodology Describes functional specifications for customizations, custom reports, interfaces, and other software modifications. Also referred to as Functional Design Documents or FDDs.


GL Business Unit Student Financials Abbreviation for General Ledger Business Unit. It is an independent entity for accounting purposes and maintains its own set of books.
GL Interface Process Student Financials A process that generates accounting entries that are sent from the Student Financials module to a general ledger.  Item types are mapped to specific GL accounts, allowing transactions to move when the process is run.
Go-Live Methodology The moment in time when the new functionality is accessible by the consumers.
Grid Navigation An area on a page that displays rows of data.
Grid Header Navigation The header row within a grid. It displays the name of the grid and has links to sort the data for display within the grid.
Group Box or Section Navigation A box around data elements on a page to group them together.


Hyperlink Navigation Accesses a secondary page.  The hyperlinks that appear at the bottom of a page provide a way to move from tab to tab without returning to the top of the page.


Inquiry Access Navigation A type of security that gives the user view-only access to the PeopleSoft pages.
Inquiry Pages Navigation Processed data is available on inquiry pages that allow a view of the information to be displayed quickly without running reports or asking another person to obtain the information.
Interactive Design and Prototyping (IDP) Methodology Sessions to analyze the business process, make decisions about how to use the solution in the business process, make decisions on configuration, discuss other items related to the process (reports, interfaces, conversions), and find any gaps between the business process and the software solution. The outcome is the Detailed Fit/Gap analysis.
Interface Common A computer program written to transfer data from one system to another.
Interface Strategy and Plan Methodology Details the interface inventory and approach.
Issue Log Methodology The document used to track project issues.  Issues may be logged by the team leads or the project managers. Project Mmanagers will assign to appropriate team members and track to closure.
Issue Strategy Session Methodology Meetings to discuss strategies to resolve an issue. Called by the project manager, these meetings are attended by all affected parties including Project Team members.
Issues Methodology Items that create an impediment to current project activities. These are submitted by Project Team members to the project manager who records the problem on the Issues Log. These are discussed at Project Team and Project Weekly Status meetings and may be escalated to the Steering Committee if needed.
Item Type Student Financials A unique numeric value set up to capture every charge, payment, financial aid, refund, waiver, write-off, application fee, deposit fee, etc. posted in the system.  Each item type stores unique information regarding posting limits, payment priority and charge priority rules, as well as specific budget information related to the debit and credit accounting entries that will be generated when the item type is used.



Keyword Navigation A term referring to particular elements in Student Financials, Financial Aid, and Contributor Relationships linked to specific elements. May use for search criteria.


Last Run On Reporting/ Processing The date that a report or process was last run.
Learning Ecosystem System Component Learning Management System tools and services accessed via ONE.UF.
Legacy System Common The system currently in place that is being replaced.
List of Valid Values Navigation A list of choices that are valid for the selected field.
Locations Campus Community A value that indicates different addresses for a institution.  Also used in class schedule to idenfity different sites where classes are offered for a particular campus.
Look Up Icons Navigation Click on the magnifying glass icon to access a look up page to enter data and search for the appropriate value. The displayed values come from setup or other tables in the system and provide consistency in data entry.


Matriculate Recruiting and Admissions Action in which a student is furst enrolled in classes. After you matriculate a person, the system creates a record in Student Records. All fields on this page are unavailable because to access the information you need access to pages in Student Records. Therefore, if you must make a change to this person’s record after matriculation, you must do so through Student Records.
MDM Acronym Master Data Management
Modification Methodology A change to delivered PeopleSoft program code. Usually used interchangably with Customization. Modifications and Customizations are generally used if no other alternatives are possible.
Module System Component A group of processes that are related to each other and cover a specific functionality.
myUFL University of Florida myUFL is UF’s portal for accessing staff self-service functionality.


Navigation Controls Navigation Controls that appear in the header bar of a section which allow for navigation and viewing of multiple records.
Need Financial Aid The difference between the cost of attendance (COA) and expected family contribution (EFC).


ONE.UF University of Florida ONE.UF is UF’s unified, student self-service portal, combining functions from various self-service systems to provide an enhanced user experience.
Oracle System Component Vendor of the Oracle database, the company that acquired PeopleSoft in 2004.


Page Navigation A screen on which data is displayed or entered.
Pagebar Navigation A set of icons at the top of each page that links to other helpful places in the system while working on a page.
Pagelet Navigation Each block of content on the home page is called a pagelet. These pagelets display summary information within a small rectangular area on the page. The pagelets provide users with a snapshot of their most relevant PeopleSoft Enterprise and non-PeopleSoft Enterprise content.
Parallel Testing Methodology A replication of the same processes in the legacy system and Campus Solutions. Comparisons of the results validate the configuration, setup and ability of the new system to process data.
Payment Overall Priority Student Financials A set of rules that define the order of payment allocation when payments do not fully cover all eligible charges.
Payment Shuffle Student Financials A process to allow payments previously posted to a student or corporate account to be reapplied automatically when a higher payment is posted or the definition of the payment allocation is changed.
PeopleSoft System Component The originator of the Campus Solutions software application. Acquired by Oracle.
Performance Testing Methodology A test of the system by running a large volume of data to test that the system resources have been adequately allocated to process the predicted volume level when deployed.
Pirate Map University of Florida Batten down the hatches, find the booty and don't ye dare hornswaggle.
Portal System Component The webpage that provides the entry point to all components of the solution.
Postal Code (also Postal) Campus Community ZIP code.
Primacy Number Financial Aid A number used by the system to prioritize financial aid applications when students are enrolled in multiple academic careers or programs.
Problem Incidents Methodology These are items that are identified during testing when the actual result does not match the expected results.  The incidents are recorded by the Test Coordinator and will be assigned.  The open incidents are discussed at Testing Status meetings and are escalated to the Issues Log if they cannot be resolved.
Process Instance Reporting/ Processing A unique number that identifies each process request. This value is automatically incremented and assigned to each requested process when the process is submitted to run.
Process Monitor Reporting/ Processing Click this button to access the Process List page, where you can view the status of submitted process requests.
Process Run Control Reporting/ Processing A PeopleTools variable used to retain PeopleSoft Process Scheduler values needed at runtime for all requests that reference a run control ID. Do not confuse these with application run controls, which may be defined with the same run control ID, but only contain information specific to a given application process request.
Processes Reporting/ Processing The software provides standard processing capability that calls data from tables and uses it to produce reports and makes it available to other tasks.
Program Number Recruiting and Admissions Students can apply to multiple programs within one career.
Program/Plan Stack Records An effective dated history of all changes made on a student’s program, including  matriculation, program/plan changes, leaves, and graduation.
Project Charter Methodology Details project foundation information, project management, communication and professional development strategies and plans, and technical strategies and preliminary plans.
Project Director Project Team Provides overall leadership for the project.
Project Management Office (PMO) Project Team Provides day-to-day leadership of the project. Makes decisions not impacting scope, budget, and/or timeline.
Project Management Report Methodology Compiled by the project managers based on the Team Status reports and submitted to the project director.
Project Quality Review (PQR) Methodology A Sierra-Cedar Quality Assurance specialist reviews the project management procedures and effectiveness. These will occur at various times throughout the project.
Project Status Report Methodology Describes status of project schedule and milestones, issues, and projected activities.
Project Team Leads Project Team UF staff with level of experience and knowledge to make most configuration decisions. Each UF team lead is paired with a Sierra-Cedar consult with experience in the module.
Project Work Plan Methodology Describes project schedule and milestones, tasks, and required resources based on the Scope Confirmation Report and Work Breakdown Structure.
Prospect Recruiting and Admissions A student who is interested in applying for admission to the university. Prospect data will be stored in Salesforce.
Prototype Methodology Database configured to represent unique sets of data and key business processes in scope based on IDP decisions.
Pushbutton Navigation Performs an action on the page using the data that was entered.  For example, Next in List refreshes the page with information on the next record in the search list.


Quality Assurance Report Methodology Identifies potential risks and suggestions for mitigation. The review also acknowledges achievements and successes and recommends actions for continued success.
Query Reporting/ Processing A reporting tool within PeopleSoft that allows for running ad-hoc reports against the data in the database.


Readiness Assessment Methodology Interviews with executive sponsors, Steering Committee and COMPASS project director and technical lead to determine the strengths and opportunities in undergoing the implementation.
Readiness Assessment Findings Methodology Summarizes the findings of the readiness assessment.
Record Common In a relational database, a construct used to define a set of logically related values stored in a database.  Also referred to as a “table.”
Recruiting Category Recruiting and Admissions Classifications of application populations.  For example, International Students.
Regression Testing Methodology Testing to ensure that processes continue to run successfully after changes are made to related programs.
Report ID Reporting/ Processing Identifies a report in Report Manager. Click this button to access the Report List page, where you can view report content, check the status of a report, and see content detail messages (which show you a description of the report and the distribution list).
Reporting Strategy and Plan Methodology Defines the reporting needs of the institution and the tools that will be used to create, deliver and secure those reports.
Required Field Navigation Identified by an asterisk (*). The page cannot be saved or processed without this data.
Reversal Indicator Student Financials A variable that indicates if a payment has been reversed.
RICE Acronym RICE stands for reports, interfaces, conversions, and enhancements (or extensions). RICE objects represent requirements not currently supported within the core functionality of an Oracle Application Module being implemented and thus require additional technical development to satisfy the functional requirement of a organization.
Risk Log Methodology Used to capture identified risks to the project. Team leads or project managers may log the risks. Project managers will facilitate mitigation and contingencies for each risk and put them into place when needed.
Role Security Used to assign access to a group of related pages or processes. Users are typically assigned one or more roles which grant them access to perform their tasks.
Role Workflow Describes how people fit into PeopleSoft Workflow. A role is a class of users who perform the same type of work, such as clerks or managers. Your business rules typically specify what user role needs to do an activity.
Role User Workflow A PeopleSoft Workflow user. A person’s role user ID serves much the same purpose as a user ID does in other parts of the system. PeopleSoft Workflow uses role user IDs to determine how to route worklist items to users (through an email address, for example) and to track the roles that users play in the workflow. Role users do not need PeopleSoft user IDs.
Roll Up Reporting/ Processing In a tree, to roll up is to total sums based on the information hierarchy.
Run Control Reporting/ Processing A run control is a type of online page that is used to begin a process, such as the batch processing of a payroll run. Run control pages generally start a program that manipulates data.
Run Control ID Reporting/ Processing A unique ID to associate each user with his or her own run control table entries.
Run Date Reporting/ Processing The date that a process was run or a report was generated.
Run Time Reporting/ Processing The time that a process was run or a report was generated.


Salesforce System Component Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) tool.
Scope Methodology Activities that are outlined in the original project plan.
Scope Confirmation Report Methodology Describes project scope based upon Preliminary Fit/Gap Analysis findings.
Scroll Section Navigation A grouped section with multiple rows that requires scrolling to view all of the records. These sections typically contain add and delete buttons.
Search Value Navigation A full or partial entry in a search field used to search for a system record.
Search/Match Common A feature that enables you to search for and identify duplicate person records in the database.
Section Student Records See Class.
Security Strategy and Plan Methodology Details security approach, configuration, and maintenance.
Security Testing Methodology A test to determine that the roles and permissions lists in security are correct so that end users can perform day-to-day activities.
Service Impact Common The action triggered as a result of a service indicator applied to a student’s record.
Service Indicator Common An icon that indicates whether the student is OK to process,  whether holds have been placed on the account, or whether the student requires special processing. Positive indicators are identified by a star; negative indicators are represented by a circle with a slash icon.
Session Student Records A timeframe within a term where classes are offered and students are enrolled.
SetID Setup An identification code that represents a set of control table information. UF uses a single SetID with the code UFLOR.
SEVIS Acronym Student and Exchange Visitor Information System
SF Acronym Student Financials
Short Description Navigation Free-flow text up to 10 or 15 characters depending on the context.
Sierra-Cedar University of Florida Part of Sierra-Cedar Group, Inc. (SCI), one of the largest, independent North American IT services companies. SCI consultants are working side by side with UF staff to ensure successful development and implementation of COMPASS and its initiatives.
Single Sign-on Network Security where users can, after being authenticated by an application server, access a second application server without re-entering a user ID or password.
SIS Acronym Student Information System also known as Campus Solutions.
SR Acronym Student Records
State (also Province) Common State (Province) for address. The label will change based on the country selected for formatting.
Steering Committee Project Team Makes decisions not impacting scope, budget, and/or timelines.
Student Data Governance System Component Data governance is a quality control discipline for assessing, managing, using, improving, monitoring, maintaining, and protecting organizational data / information.
Student Group Student Records An indicator of special populations of students. Allows for campus-wide tracking.
System Integration Testing (SIT) Methodology The testing of each system component with its inter-relationships to other systems and third-party components.


Tabs Navigation Folder tabs at the top of a displayed page that allow movement between pages in a component. The tab for the page currently being used is displayed in a darker color.
Tax Authority Student Financials An element that combines a description and tax percentage with an account type, item type, and a service impact.
Team Status Reports Methodology Compiled by the team leads from the individual status reports and submitted to the project managers.
Technical Assessment Report Methodology Summarizes client’s readiness strengths, areas in need of attention, and sets forth recommendations.
Technical Specifications Methodology Details technical requirements and design for customizations, modifications, custom reports, and interfaces.
Template Setup A template is HTML code associated with a web page. It defines the layout of the page and also where to get HTML for each part of the page. In PeopleSoft Enterprise, you use templates to build a page by combining HTML from a number of sources. For a PeopleSoft Enterprise portal, all templates must be registered in the portal registry, and each content reference must be assigned a template.
Term Common Summer, Spring, Fall.
Term Activation Student Records A process that creates a term record for an individual or a group of students. Term activation is required for enrollment calculation and tuition.
Term Fees Student Financials Fees that are calculated based on students’ enrollment status.
Test Results Recruiting and Admissions Enter external test information manually or through a batch process. Test scores are tied to the person, not an application.
Test Scripts/Test Cases Methodology Outlines the steps of specific business processes and indicates the test data that should be entered into the system during unit testing.
Testing Plan Methodology Defines testing requirements, objectives, schedules, test scenarios, test scripts, and test cases.
Third Party Contract/Tuition Assistance Student Financials A contract that represents an agreement between the institution and a third party (family, employer, government agency, military education center, etc.) in which the third party agrees to pay tuition and/or fees on behalf of a student.
Translate Table Common A system edit table that stores codes and translate values for the miscellaneous fields in the database that do not warrant individual edit tables of their own.
Tree Setup A data structure that incorporates hierarchical relationships among components. For example, tree structures are used for accounting units, corporate divisions, projects, reporting groups, account numbers, departments, and academic organizations.
Tuition Group Student Financials Students are grouped by characteristics such as the academic program.


Unit Testing Methodology Occurs during setup, development, and modification of the Campus Solutions system. It is done as soon as the activity is complete to ensure that it works. An iterative process, it is performed until the item being tested is working.
Universal Navigation Header Navigation Every PeopleSoft Enterprise portal includes the universal navigation header, intended to appear at the top of every page as long as the user is signed on to the portal. In addition to providing access to the standard navigation buttons (like Home, Favorites, and Signoff) the universal navigation header can also display a welcome message for each user.
Update Access Navigation A security mode allowing the user to add data to the system.
User Integration Testing (UIT) Methodology End-user validation of the configured system to meet their business process transaction needs.
User ID Common The system identifier for the individual who generates a transaction.


Value Selection Navigation The activity of selecting a data element to be used on a page or search page.
View Only Descriptions Navigation Descriptions that are displayed on the page after a code is entered, allowing the viewer to see both the code and the description.





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