Grand Canyon University

A self-service based comprehensive student information system.

The Client

Higher Education

GCU receives a very large volume of transcripts every month containing courses that may be transferable to a student’s degree program. With more than 25,000 courses a month to evaluate and 40,000 students making progress toward graduation, credit evaluation creates a huge burden on their staff and results in long backlogs of students & courses waiting to be evaluated. GCU selected Clairvoyant as their strategic partner with an objective to modernize their IT infrastructure and applications to drive staff efficiencies and student self-service.

Business Challenge

To create a credit evaluation platform to process 50,000 courses a month and 40,000 students.

To build a modernized IT structure and application to drive staff efficiency and student self-service

The Solution

Clairvoyant automated the process of transcript evaluation through algorithms and micro services. We replaced GCU’s current SIS system and implemented services to compute schedule and determine degree progress end to end. Additionally, we developed a module that determines applicability of scholarships and has the ability to track and audit changes to scholarships given by the university.

Key Technologies

JAVA
SQL SERVER SERVICES
JOB SCHEDULER

The Impact

Achieved the goals of Scaling environment without
additional staff

Students had access to a self-service option

Efficiently evaluate credits and schedules

The solution was able to drive automation,
reduce errors & operational efficiencies

Application readiness to handle larger volumes of transactions

Key Highlights

INCREASE IN STUDENT ENROLLMENT WITHOUT ADDITIONAL STAFF

EFFICIENY INCREASE IN EVALUATING CREDITS & SCHEDULE

OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY

Early Warning

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