Degree Works


What is Degree Works and How to Access It?

Ellucian Degree WorksTM is a comprehensive collection of online academic planning tools that integrate with the VSU Banner system to help students and advisors see what courses and requirements students need to graduate in a timely and productive manner.

 Some key features of Degree Works include the following:

  • Degree audits and tracking – help students and advisors monitor progress toward degree completion
  • Student planning tools – map out students’ academic journey to keep them on track for on-time graduation
  • What-if and look-ahead analyses – help students understand how courses and majors affect degree timelines
  • Advising notes and GPA calculators – enable real-time counseling capabilities between the advisor and the student
  • Transfer articulation – provides incoming students clarity on whether their courses will transfer
  • Web-based exception processing and waivers – streamline internal processes and help students and advisors understand a student’s current status faster

How-to Guides

Student Log In

Chrome is the preferred browser.

(NEW) Log in to MyVSU > Click the Degree Works tile (add using the Settings icon)

NOTICE

As a measure to secure your academic information, you must log in to Degree Works within 30 minutes of logging in to MyVSU.

If you attempt to log in and see a purple screen that states “Ellucian Degree Works Access denied,” do the following:  Log out of MyVSU and preferably, close your web browser; and attempt your login again.

DegreeWorks timout screen

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Log in to MyVSU

  1. Select Banner Registration
  2. Select Student Services & Financial Aid > Student Records
  3. Select Degree Works

Advisor Log In

Access Degree Works via MyVSU or Banner

Chrome is the preferred browser.

(NEW) Log in to MyVSU > Click the Degree Works tile (add using the Settings icon)
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Log in to MyVSU

1. Select Banner Registration
2. Select Faculty Services > Advisor Menu
3. Select Degree Works 

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Access Degree Works via the VSYou Success Portal

Chrome is the preferred browser.

  1. From the MyVSU login page, select the Faculty Portal (aka Success Portal) link listed below the Sign In button.
  2. Enter your VSU email address (ex. susieq@valdosta.edu) and password.
  3. Select Resources at the top of the screen
  4. Select the Degree Works tile