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  • Advisors, to view existing advising notes, follow the directions below. In SPIRE Menu, go to the Read Advising Note page or go to Main Menu > Advisee Information > View Advisees, select a student, and click the advising notes tab: Use the SPIRE Menu to navigate to Advisee Information >...
  • Oracle certifies the following browsers and versions for use with SPIRE. Newer versions of these browsers often work with SPIRE long before Oracle officially approves them. If you find that a newer version does work, please use it. If the certified version is no longer secure, then we recommend...
  • SPIRE uses a 4-digit code to represent each academic term. Occasionally you will need to enter a term code to search for records or to run a query. You will often find a lookup button that allows you to search for the term code using its description.  In some cases, you may not have a lookup button...
  • Students and Most Instructors: You will receive the appropriate SPIRE access automatically. Staff, some Instructors and Advisors: If your job requires you to work with student records in SPIRE, including advising, follow these steps for additional SPIRE access: 1. Complete FERPA Certification...
  • About SPIRE Training for Employees You need to apply online to get access to SPIRE.  Apply for SPIRE access. Your department head and the Registrar's Office must approve your application. If in-person training is required, we will invite you to the next available session as soon as approval is...
  • In the SPIRE Menu, select Campus Profiles > Student Services Center. The Student Services Center search page opens. Enter a student's 8-digit SPIRE ID or Last Name and First Name. Click Search. If more than one student matches the search criteria, click the correct student's Name...
  • Advisors, to run your advisee's unofficial transcript in SPIRE: Open the advisee's Student Center: Main Menu > Advisee Information > View Advisees. See Navigate to your advisee's Student Center for additional help. On the main Student Center tab: From the other academic......
  • View My Own UMass Amherst IT Account Information From the SPIRE Menu, select IT Accounts > My IT Accounts. From the SPIRE Menu, select My SPIRE > Change My Password. View My SPIRE ID From the SPIRE Menu, select IT Accounts > My IT Accounts. From the SPIRE Menu, select My Personal...
  • Advising Notes Tips What to write: Before writing any advising notes, please review the Advising Notes Guidelines for writing appropriate advising notes. Save early and often: avoid losing your work to time-outs! SPIRE can time out the Advising Notes pages after only 15 minutes and with no...

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