M-Compass Student Tutorial - University of Michigan School of Art

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M-Compass
What is it?
Education abroad
application
management system
Who uses it?
All U-M students
Where is it?
Mcompass.umich.edu
Materials developed by Heidi Doyle, M-Compass Global Engagement Coordinator, and Rachel Blanzy, Stamps Alumna
2013
Create an advising app
Click “Getting
Started” link
from MCompass
gateway
Create an Advising application – Easy as 1, 2, 3
2
3
1
Search for Programs
From M-Compass
gateway page,
click Find a
program
There are 4
different ways
to search:
1.
2.
3.
4.
List of all
Simple search
Advanced
search
Map search
Simple Program Search
Search for outgoing
programs or
scholarships
Search by name,
term, city,
country or region
Advanced Program Search
Also search for
outgoing
programs or for
scholarships
In addition to
searching by
name, term, city,
country and
region, now you
can narrow the
search by UM
major, language
of instruction,
minimum GPA,
etc.
Map Search
Map search allows
you to search for
programs on a
map
Clicking on the map
narrows options
by region, then
by country
Select program
Student does a
program
search, and
clicks on the
program
name to
display the
program
brochure
Program Brochure
The program
brochure
provides
information
about the
program
This program is
accepting
applications for
Winter 2013
To apply, click
[Apply Now]
button
Apply to a Program
If the program is accepting applications for more than one term, they would be
listed here.
Student decides on this program and clicks [Apply]
Note: a student is permitted to apply to only one program per term, although
an M-Compass administrator can override the limit if needed
An application is created…
M-Compass
creates an
application to
Reykjavik
program
Required
application
materials,
known as
Process
elements, are
automatically
deployed to
the student
Process elements
can be
customized by
program, term,
and by
application
phase
Application Requirements
• Learning content: Web content that an applicant must read and
check off as read. Examples: pre-departure information, health
& safety video
• Materials: Transcripts, course approval forms and other
documents an applicant must submit, or attendance at a
required meeting, enrollment in a course, etc. Administrators
check as received.
• Questionnaires: Questions completed online by the applicant,
including uploaded files. Examples: application, passport
upload.
• Signature documents: Documents signed by the applicant that
require a legal signature
Application phases
• Pre-decision: during application process, before the decision
date of the program is reached
• Post-decision: after decision date of the program, but before
the start date (travel date) of the program
• While abroad: during travel dates of the program
• Returnee: after end travel date of the program
View of application during pre-decision
or application phase:
• Applicant
clicks on a
link to see
instructions
about
required
material
Material submission
After the MCompass
admin has
recorded
transcript as
received, the
process
element is
completed
Signature documents
1. The student reads the
required form, and
signs electronically
2. This is a legal signature
After the student signs each signature document, it is
automatically marked as complete in M-Compass
Questionnaires
The UM
Undergraduate
Study Abroad
Application is
deployed to all
outgoing
programs
To complete the
study abroad
application,
student clicks
on the link…
…which brings up the application questionnaire
Submitting a questionnaire
Questionnaires can be
completed in one
session, or saved
before submitting
If saved, the student
can return at a
later time to
complete
Uploaded files such as
an essay or resume
can be included
within a
questionnaire
M-Compass
administrators can
create queries
based on answers
supplied by the
student
Questionnaire submitted
1.
2.
3.
After the
student
submits the
questionnaire,
M-Compass
automatically
marks it
received
This student
can see they
still need to
submit
passport
information
To view
learning
content,
student clicks
here…
Learning Content
Learning content is displayed on a web page and can
include links to other web pages, links other files such
as course approval forms, etc.
When the student clicks [Mark as Read]…
Pre-decision process elements
complete
… M-Compass
automatically
marks the learning
content as
received
This student has
completed all
required
components of the
application
Scholarship Search
The program
brochure opens
and the student
can see that
scholarship
applications are
not being
accepted at this
time
Non-UM Education Abroad
• Stamps students required to register external,
non-UM study abroad programs
• Can’t be accessed on M-Compass gateway
• Link on Stamps website goes directly to
registration process within M-Compass
Risk Management Programs – “applying” or
registering
This web link
takes a
student
directly to the
M-Compass
program, Art
& Design nonUM Study
Abroad
Student View – Risk Management application
created
Student selects the
term,
destination(s),
and travel dates,
and clicks Apply
The student is
moved
automatically
into a
“confirmed”
status
The data is
imported into
the University
Travel Registry
on a nightly
basis

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