MyUNLV Training Courses
The MyUNLV Training team offers a variety of general required training classes on a regular basis. Most courses are offered the first and third Wednesday of each month. Class size is limited to 10 students and you must RSVP to reserve your seat. Please refer to the schedule for a full listing of upcoming classes or contact MyUNLVSupport@unlv.edu for additional information.
- Understanding FERPA – this course covers the basics of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. The course describes who and what information is covered under FERPA, steps necessary for maintaining FERPA compliance and answers to common FERPA questions. This 20 minute online course is required for all staff and instructors to gain access to MyUNLV. More about Understanding FERPA.
- MyUNLV Student Records Introduction — this course is designed for new users who need basic access to individual student records including application information, class schedules, course history, grade history and biographical details. Completion of this course makes a user eligible for basic student records security access (Student Services Center) to MyUNLV. All security access must be approved.
- MyUNLV View Customer Account — this course is designed for new users who need basic access to student account information including account balances, tuition and fee charges, anticipated aid and other account information. Completion of this course makes a user eligible for basic student finance access (View Customer Account) to MyUNLV. All security access must be approved.
- MyUNLV Admission Basics – this course is designed to provide staff members who advise undergraduate applicants, graduate applicants and future students (admitted but not enrolled) through the admission process. We will highlight MyUNLV admission screens that staff members can use to view important admission information such as admission status, decisions and outstanding application materials. In addition, we will discuss the information available to students in the Student Center as well as the various transactions a new student may complete through the student center. Finally, we will discuss the transfer credit report available to applicants, admitted students and advisors. Completion of this course makes a user eligible for basic admission access (Application Summary, Checklist Summary) to MyUNLV. All security must be approved.
- MyUNLV Advising Basics – this course is designed for new advisors who need basic access to student records information, advising checklists, comments and academic requirements. Users will learn basic MyUNLV navigation, how to use checklists and comments, naming conventions for checklist items and how to read and understand the academic requirements report. Completion of this course makes a user eligible for basic advisor to MyUNLV. All security must be approved.
- Understanding the MyUNLV Schedule – this course covers basic navigation, critical scheduling concepts (effective dating, term codes, security, academic structure), an overview of the scheduling process, view of course catalog, class schedule, administrative schedule pages and query viewer. Completion of this course makes a user eligible for view access to scheduling pages and prepares them for the MyUNLV Schedule Builder course. All security must be approved.
A variety of online training tutorials are available. Please note: completing a training tutorial does not guarantee you will be granted access to a specific component of MyUNLV. Access must be approved by a business owner and supervisor.
- Adding and Updating Service Indicators – this course covers adding and releasing services indicators. In addition, you will review the audit service indicator functionality.
- Granting Course and Class Permission – this course is designed to provide staff members who need access to view course and class permissions, class rosters as well as view a student’s enrollment status.
- Adding Test Scores – This course will cover how to add and/or update test scores for Admissions and Student Records. The topic assumes users have some experience with adding and updating data in MyUNLV.
- Adding Immunization – this course will cover how to add Immunization records to MyUNLV. The topic assumes users have some experience with adding and updating data in MyUNLV.
There are several business processes that take place in the MyUNLV system on a regular schedule such as building the MyUNLV Class Schedule, Registration and Faculty Grading. Using the Just–In–Time training philosophy, the MyUNLV training team offers a variety of courses connected to these processes on a regular calendar.
Schedule Opening Training Series
This series of training classes are offered in the weeks leading up to the opening of the Fall and Spring schedule in MyUNLV. The series typically take place in January/February for the Fall schedule and June/July for the Spring schedule. Any user wishing to gain access to schedule builder security in MyUNLV must complete the series.
Introductory/General Interest Classes
- Understanding the MyUNLV Schedule – This course covers basic navigation, critical scheduling concepts (effective dating, term codes, security, academic structure), an overview of the scheduling process, view of course catalog, class schedule, administrative schedule pages and query viewer.
- Course/Class Permission & Troubleshooting Enrollment – This course covers the process for granting course or class permissions, the differences between permission types and ways in which you can troubleshoot student enrollment issues.
- Assisting Faculty with MyUNLV – This course will discuss the MyUNLV Faculty Center, highlighting the features available to faculty including class rosters, grading and emailing. In addition, we will discuss the faculty access process and ways in which you can assist faculty using the MyUNLV Faculty Center.
Schedule Builder Classes
- New User Session – This session is restricted to new users and will cover the fundamentals of scheduling
- Question and Answer Sessions – These sessions are open to new and existing users and will be an open format to cover questions related to various scheduling topics including Lecture/Lab Associations, MyUNLV &25 Live and General Scheduling questions.
- Scheduling Open Labs – These open labs allow new and existing users to bring in their current schedule and work in a lab setting with the support of the Scheduling team.
Mid–Semester and Final Grading
Online courses and phone support is available to faculty, instructors and departmental administrator entering grades into MyUNLV during grading periods. Watch the UNLV Today message board and the MyUNLV system messages for details.
Most of the courses offered on an as–needed basis satisfy general training requirements for common business processes such as Service Indicators, Student Groups, Test Scores, 3Cs and Updating Biographical data. These courses are required for users requesting access to specific pages in MyUNLV as part of the New User Security Access process. However, if you currently have access to MyUNLV and are interested in participating in any of the following courses, please contact MyUNLVSupport@unlv.edu for information about training dates and times.
- 3C’s Basics – this course covers the basics of using 3C functionality in MyUNLV including 3C security, adding and updating checklists and comments and adding communications (if needed). This course does not cover building or sending communications using the letter set up and communication generation.
- Student Maintenance – this class is directed to staff members who maintain student bio/demographic records. The course will cover adding and updating person records including NSHE policies related to updating biographical data.
- Adding and Updating Student Groups – this course will cover adding and updating student groups. In addition we will cover the student group search page.
- Troubleshooting Enrollment – this course discusses ways in which you can troubleshoot enrollment errors and problems using the Enrollment Request and Enrollment Request Search pages.
- Student Registration and Understanding the Wait list – this course gives users the opportunity to sit in the seat of a student and navigate through the Self Service Enrollment and Wait list process.
- Module Specific Training — the training team also offers a variety of module specific training based on demand. If you need module specific training, please send a detailed request to MyUNLVSupport@unlv.edu.