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Description uAachieve is a degree auditing tool that helps students and advisors evaluate academic progress towards degree completion. The degree audit system is meant to be used as an unofficial guide, as several factors may impact an online audit, such as

  • The display of transfer course information within the audit
  • Program requirements varying depending on the date of matriculation, or major declaration
  • The integration of course exceptions into the audit
How to Access the System How to access uAchieve:

  1. Make sure you have a uAchieve advisor account (if you need an account, please refer to the "How to Get an Account" section below).
  2. Go to ARES at ares.umd.edu
  3. Select "Advisor Services" from the listing on the left side of the page
  4. Select "uAchieve" from the "Advisor Links" box on the left side of the page
How to Get an Account How to obtain a uAchieve account:

  1. Go to the Office of the Registrar:Faculty & Staff page and select "SIS Account Request Form" (found in the "Online Transactions & Forms" section in the middle of the page).
  2. Once you are in the form,
    1. Complete FERPA tutorial: If you have not yet completed the FERPA tutorial, complete the tutorial using the red link found immediately above the "Access Request" section (if you have already completed the tutorial, skip this step).
    2. Select uAchieve: Select the "uAchieve" checkbox in the "Access Request" section.
    3. Indicate type of access: Select the appropriate type(s) of access
      • Read Only: Ability to view individual student audits only
      • Grant Exceptions: Ability to enter individual student exceptions and run audits in batch
    4. Sign off on the form: Complete the red-starred items towards the bottom of the form.
    5. Submit form: Click on the "Submit" button.
Resources The following resources are available at registrar.umd.edu/uachieve/uaadvisorhelp.html

  • Videos: Several short videos that cover the basics to get you using the system quickly
  • Basic User Guide: A detailed guide on how to use uAchieve
  • Exceptions Guide: A detailed guide on how to make individual student exceptions in uAchieve
Additional questions may be directed to uAchieve@umd.edu
Training Individual and group* trainings are available. To request training, please complete the form below, making sure to add any additional details in the "Comments/Questions" section of the form.

* If you are requesting a group training, please indicate this in the "Comments/Questions" section of the form.

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