Degree Works™ Forum Details

When and where

April 6–8, 2018 | San Diego Convention Center (Venue TBD)


Join us in San Diego, California for this year’s Ellucian Degree Works™ Forum, an unparalleled opportunity for learning, exploring, and networking with fellow users and the Ellucian team.

Get the most out of your solution

Take advantage of this once-a-year event to explore the full potential of Ellucian Degree Works. You’ll connect with peers in the Ellucian Degree Works community and share knowledge on a wide variety of topics. You’ll also have the opportunity to get answers and advice from the experts during open houses with Ellucian Action Line and Professional Services.

A robust agenda

The Ellucian Degree Works Forum offers presentations, panels, training, roundtables, and Birds-of-a-Feather sessions in four primary track descriptions:


    This track will cover a wide range of topics relevant to most attendees, including basic and advanced reporting strategies, how customers approach and resolve issues with Ellucian Degree Works, their experiences implementing the solution to meet institutional goals, and how they use it day to day.


    This track will focus on the next generation of the Ellucian Degree Works Student Educational Planner module, highlighting its new tracking feature, revised approach to creating templates, and new ways to define requirements.


    This track will cover basic and advanced scribing techniques, problem-solving with scribe code, graduation process auditing, and the degree audit format (academic, financial aid, athletic eligibility, and Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges).


    This track will explore the workings of Ellucian Degree Works Transfer Equivalency, including anonymous self-service articulation by applicants, the Admin tool, and the Transfer Finder feature for students.

Who should attend?

Attendees include registrars, academic program staff, degree audit specialists (scribers), IT specialists, and advising management and staff.

Stay for Ellucian Live

You may choose to attend the Degree Works Forum and Ellucian Live 2018 individually or as a package. Because the Degree Works Forum precedes Ellucian Live, many participants choose to stay and attend the full conference to maximize the benefit of their trips. We offer a discounted registration package for those attending both events.


Registration is now open. Your registration fee includes:

  • Admission to Ellucian Degree Works Forum 2018 sessions and events
  • Coffee service daily
  • Breakfast daily
  • Lunch on April 6 and April 7
  • Evening networking reception

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