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Office of the Registrar

Dartmouth College
Office of the Registrar
6014 McNutt Hall
Hanover, NH 03755-3541

Phone: (603) 646-2246
Fax: (603) 646-2247
Email: registrar@Dartmouth.EDU


Registrar's Office Major Projects 2016-17


Student Data Warehouse - A. Hunt, A. Ager project leads

  • June 2014 - ongoing
    • Build, maintain, interpret and extract needed data from the Dartmouth student data warehouse to allow for improved student data reporting
    • Provide leadership for the overall project
    • Expand faculty research capacity previously limited to Banner reporting
DartWorks Major Declaration - A. Hunt, project lead
  • June 2016 - January 2017
    • An easier, more intutitive major/minor declaration process for both students and faculty
    • A system upgrade for DegreeWorks, rebranded as DartWorks

Department/Program Major Requirements in DegreeWorks - J. Cart, M. Braz, project leads

  • October 2016 - ongoing
    • Addition of department/program major requirements in DegreeWorks to supplement the general education requirements students view currently. This allows students to have a more comprehensive view of their academic progress.
    • History and Biology are live
    • Religion, Philosophy, Environmental Studies, and Psychological and Brain Sciences are in progress for summer '17
Discoverer Decommission - A. Hunt, A. Ager, project leads
  • August 2016 - February 2017
    • Completed a transition of reports from Discoverer, now unsupported, to the Data Warehouse.

IP Management Tool - A. Ager, project lead

  • January 2017 - August 2017
    • Self-service tool for departments/programs to manage the placement of IP (Instructor Permission) on their courses.

Transcript Order System Update - A. Ager, project lead

  • March 2017 - April 2017
    • Simplified the order process for transcripts (both paper and eTranscripts).
    • Integrated eTranscript delivery for students who require transcripts for AMCAS (and other CAS organizations).

Banner 9 Upgrade - A. Ager, M. Braz, A. Hunt, project leads

  • February 2017 - ongoing
    • Major student system upgrade with many sub-projects.
      • Banner Landing Pages/Self-service update - A. Hunt, project lead
      • Banner Forms - A. Ager, project lead
      • New General Education requirements - A. Ager, project lead
      • Registration system update - A. Ager, project lead
      • Chosen Name and Gender Identify - M. Braz, project lead



Three major projects will be the focus of our efforts for 2017-18:

  • Banner 9 and its related projects
  • Continued expansion of department/program major/minor requirements into the DartWorks Audit
  • New General Education requirements

Additional faculty initiatives:

  • Partial Credit
  • NRO modifications
  • New Language Requirement
  • New Major in Creative Writing
  • New Programs
    • Assist with the restructure of the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures (AMEL) and Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (AMES) to ASCL, Asian Societies, Cultures, and Languages and MES, Middle Eastern Studies 


Other Technical Projects

We continue to serve as a resource, when possible, for other offices on campus that require our expertise. We also participate in campus-wide projects, and engage in several internal projects that do not involve outside entities. Some of these have included:

  • System testing; A. Hunt
    • Banner upgrade (also A. Ager) - November 2016
    • Annual Failover testing - December 2016
  • EMS, Event Management Software - Major participant in College-wide implementation of new scheduling software which we now use to schedule courses into classrooms; J. Sinclair, D. Choate; July 2015 - October 2016
  • Commencement Reports in the Data Warehouse; A. Ager, A Hunt - built shared data warehouse dashboards and tools to better track progress towards graduation and commencement processes. February 2016 - February 2017
  • Graduated Student Sensor in Banner; A. Ager - connects new graduates to the transcript order system; February 2017
  • Institute for Writing and Rhetoric (IWR) reports; A. Ager – built specialized reports for IWR based on their particular needs; October 2016 – April 2017

Last Updated: 8/23/17