Students

What is it?

Panther Degree Pathway provides a guided, personalized, optimal pathway to completion for the student. You can customize your plan and save them. At any time, Panther Degree Pathway will let you know if the plan is valid.

Can I move courses around?

Yes, you can drag and drop courses around your plan. Simply click any course and it can be moved around. If there aren’t any restrictions the Panther Degree Pathway will read ‘Valid.’ If there are restrictions, your plan will read ‘Not Valid.’

How can I move courses around from my planner?

You can move courses around by dragging and dropping them in different terms. Your Panther Degree Pathway will let you know if it is ‘Valid’ or ‘Not Valid.’

What does Valid mean?

Panther Degree Pathway (PDP) is constantly making sure that your plan is acceptable. When making changes or updates, your PDP will verify against all possible constraints. Green text reading ‘Valid’ will display if changes are approved.

What does Not Valid mean?

Panther Degree Pathway (PDP) is constantly making sure that your plan is acceptable. When making changes or updates, your PDP will verify against all possible constraints. Red text reading ‘Not Valid’ will display if changes are not approved. You can fix your plan by selecting the FIX icon that will appear next to the Not Valid text.

How do I fix my plan? My plan is reading Not Valid.

If you made any changes and your planner is reading ‘Not Valid,’ a ‘Fix’ icon will appear. Click on it, and Panther Degree Pathway will update and fix your planner.

Why do all my planned courses disappear when I enroll in one course?

When you begin adding and dropping courses, Panther Degree Pathway will remove the recommendations for the active semester you are enrolling in. This is to allow you to add and drop according to what you wish to take, and to not confuse which courses are enrolled versus which courses are planned.

What are Additional Credits?

Additional credits are credit placeholders that keep track of how many credits you must complete beyond your required major courses. By clicking on the ‘Additional Courses’ box you can select which courses you would like to plan into your semester.

Why can’t I see my future terms? What is next?

When you first log into your Panther Degree Pathway you will see a collapsed version of your planner. Simply click on ‘What is next?’ and you will be able to see your expanded plan.

How do I view my weekly schedule?

To view your weekly schedule, go to your currently enrolled semester. A calendar icon will be visible if you are currently enrolled in the semester. Select it, and you will be taken to the Weekly Schedule view (note: online courses will not appear on calendar).

How do I remove a course from my planner? How do I keep a course in my planner?

To remove a course from your planner, hover over the course you wish to remove. To the left of it an ‘X’ with a circle around it will appear. Select it and it the course will be removed from your planner. To keep a course in your planner, hover over the course you wish to keep and click on the star. The star will be highlighted. This lets your Panther Degree Pathway know to keep the course in your planner.

I just made a change on my planner; how do I undo it?

Your Panther Degree Pathway allows you to undo any changes you make to your planner. Once a change has been made on the planner, the undo arrow will become highlighted. Select it to undo your change.

Can I change how many credits per semester?

Yes you can. You can make this edit on the planner side as well as the schedule side. Simple go to Target Credits and click on the number hyperlink. You will then be able to adjust the amount of credits you want in that semester.

Can I change my instructor? Can I select a different time for my class?

You can. Go to the course you wish to update on the registration side. Select Change and then Change Time/Instructor. You will see a new list of instructors and times you can select from.

How can I add a semester?

You can add a semester by selecting the gray add button between your semesters.

Can I replace a course?

You can. First remove the unwanted course. Then select the Add button from the semester you wish to update and add the course.

Advisors

What is it?

Panther Degree Pathway provides a guided, personalized, optimal pathway to completion for the student. You can customize plans for a student and save them. At any time, Panther Degree Pathway will let you know if the plan is valid.

Can I move courses around?

Yes, you can drag and drop courses around your student’s plan. Simply click any course and it can be moved around. If there aren’t any restrictions the Panther Degree Pathway will read ‘Valid.’ If there are restrictions, the plan will read ‘Not Valid.’

How can I move courses around from my student’s planner?

You can move courses around by dragging and dropping them in different terms. The Panther Degree Pathway will let you know if it is ‘Valid’ or ‘Not Valid.’

What does Valid mean?

Panther Degree Pathway (PDP) is constantly making sure that your student’s plan is acceptable. When making changes or update, your PDP will verify against all possible constraints. Green text reading ‘Valid’ will display if changes are approved.

What does Not Valid mean?

Panther Degree Pathway (PDP) is constantly making sure that your student’s plan is acceptable. When making changes or update, your PDP will verify against all possible constraints. Red text reading ‘Not Valid’ will display if changes are not approved. You can fix your student’s plan by selecting the FIX icon that will appear next to the Not Valid text.

How do I fix my students plan? The plan is reading Not Valid.

If you or your student made any changes and it is reading ‘Not Valid,’ a ‘Fix’ icon will appear. Click on it, and Panther Degree Pathway will update and fix the planner.

What are Additional Credits?

Additional credits are credit placeholders that keep track of how many credits a student must complete beyond the required major credits/courses. By clicking on the ‘Additional Courses’ box you can help students select which courses they would like to plan into their semester.

Why can’t I see my student’s future terms? What is next?

When your student first logs into their Panther Degree Pathway they will see a collapsed version of the planner. Simply click on ‘What is next?’ and you will be able to see their expanded plan.

Can I replace a course?

You can. First remove the unwanted course. Then select the Add button from the semester you wish to update and add the course.

How can I add a semester?

You can add a semester by selecting the gray add button between your semesters.

Can I change how many credits per semester?

Yes you can. You can make this edit on the planner side as well as the schedule side. Simple go to Target Credits and click on the number hyperlink. You will then be able to adjust the amount of credits you want your student to take in a semester.