Glossary of UDSIS Terms
The following terms are used throughout UDSIS.
- University of Delaware (UOD01) - Matriculated and Continuing Education students
- English Language Institute (UOD02)
There are two in UOD01:
- Undergraduate (UGRD)
- Graduate (GRAD)
The student's year, based on total earned cumulative units (credit hours). See Academic Catalog.
- Freshmen - 27 or fewer credits earned toward the degree
- Sophomore - 28 to 59 credits
- Junior - 60-89 credits
- Senior - 90 or more credits
Undergraduate programs are the same as the college code.
At the graduate level the program is college and degree. See Academic Catalog.
Major / Minor course of study or Honors Program
Concentration (within a major/plan)
part of UDSIS > Self Service, designed for Advisors (faculty or staff). It includes a My Advisees list and allows access to corresponding student data.
Bio Demo Data
basic biographic and demographic information about a student (name, gender, birth date, address, etc.)
the format of section (i.e. lecture, lab, discussion)
part of UDSIS > Self Service, designed for faculty. It includes their teaching schedule, class roster(s), and grade roster(s), and links to forms and tools.
FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)
privacy restrictions that must be followed when releasing a studentís personal information. See FERPA.
Social Security Number/SSN. This is no longer the student identifier, but is stored in UDSIS for federal reporting purposes.
an enrollment period within a term (summer only).
Winter session code: WIN (one term and session)
Summer session codes: 5W1 - First Summer Session 5W2 - Second Summer Session
the academic semester is a 4-digit code with the naming convention:
- 1st digit = millennium (1 for 19xx and 2 for 20xx)
- 2nd & 3rd digits = last two digits of calendar year
- 4th digit:
1 = Winter
3 = Spring
5 = Summer
8 = Fall
|UDSIS Term values|
|Winter - 1||2101||2111||2121||2131||2141|
|Spring - 3||2103||2113||2123||2133||2143|
|Summer - 5||2105||2115||2125||2135||2145|
|Fall - 8||2108||2118||2128||2138||2148|
a unique numeric identifier; also known as Student ID number and Empl ID. UD IDís can be 5 or 9 digits. Nine digit UD IDs start with 70. This is a system-generated number.