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DARS/Students - Request a 'What-If' DARS audit for major/certificate not declared

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This provides information on how students can request "What-If" audits within the Course Search & Enroll app (both using planned courses or not).

Overview

What-if DARS audits are used when a student wants to run courses through a major/cert/additional major that they have not yet declared.

For information on how to access the DARS request page within Course Search & Enroll app, see DARS/Students - Start the DARS audit request process.


How-To Video


To learn how to read a DARS audit report, reference DARS/Students - Read a DARS audit report.


Steps

To request a "What-if" audit in DARS within Course Search & Enroll app:
  1. Go to the "'What-if' Audit" section of the request page:

    The 'what-if' audit page with a list of academic plans and programs.

  2. Select "Run new 'what if' audit."

    A red arrow points to the "run new 'what if' audit" button.

  3. Select the appropriate School, College or Population.

    screenshot of Run what if audit screen and red box around select academic plan

    screenshot of select academic plan dropdown with red box around a plan/program

  4. Select the appropriate Academic Plan/Program from the drop-down menu.

    screenshot of plan selection. A red box highlights the plan.

  5. Choose the appropriate audit settings. You can choose to include:
    • Previous, current, future, and planned terms: Includes courses already completed, enrolled courses that are in progress, enrolled courses that have not started, and courses in the degree planner from future terms that are not enrolled.
    • Previous, current, and future terms: Includes courses already completed, enrolled courses that are in progress, and enrolled courses that have not started.
    • Previous and current terms: Includes courses already completed and enrolled courses that are in progress.
    • Previous terms: Includes courses already completed.

      run degree audit screen, step two with previous, current, and future selected

  6. For a "What-if" audit, you may also choose:
    • to keep or change Honors status (available for some schools/colleges); and
    • to select a Degree Plan from your own Degree Planner if you're wanting to view planned terms in the "What-if" audit.

      run degree audit screen, step two with previous, current, future, and planned selected

  7. After all audit settings are complete, click the "Next" button.
  8. If you selected to use planned courses, a prompt to select credits for variable credit planned courses will appear:

    Run degree audit screen with red box around step 3, Select credits

    Run degree audit with step 3 and a red box around the dropdown menu for the number of credits

  9. To change audit settings, select the "Back" button.

    run what-if audit screen with red box around Back button

  10. To request your "what-if" audit, select "Request audit" button.

    Run what-if audit steps with red box around Request audit button

  11. While waiting for your audit to process, you will see "Audit in Progress" in the status column:

    what-if audit screen with red box around status section

  12. To view the completed audit, select the "View" button:

    screenshot of completed audit requests screen with red box around View button at the end of a row for an audit

  13. To download a PDF version of the completed audit, select the "download" icon:

    screenshot of completed audit request with red box around download icon at end of row for audit



Keywordscourse search and enroll, dars, DARS, degree, degrees, degree planner, record, records   Doc ID94068
OwnerAnne E.GroupOffice of the Registrar
Created2019-08-26 10:46:28Updated2024-01-02 15:39:16
SitesDoIT Help Desk, Office of the Registrar
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