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Release Preview – 2018

Preview of Upcoming Enhancements

Disclaimer: For your convenience, this page provides a preview of new features and enhancements currently planned for future releaseNote that these are planned updates and may be subject to change. For a complete summary of changes, please refer to the full release notes document that is available after each release. Additionally, note that the implementation of any enhancements may be impacted by a CAS's launch cycle(s) and may require coordination with the CAS’s respective Account Manager.

Product

Planned Feature/
Enhancement

Targeted Delivery (Subject to Change)

Availability

Details

Applicant Portal

Improved Program Search Page

Summer

This enhancement will be a configurable option for CAS's that are:

  • Currently operating on the 3.X platform
  • Not Using Program Rules

To improve the program search and selection experience, the Add Program page will allow applicants to filter programs using real-time search keywords with selectable filters. 

Applicant Portal

SlideRoom Integration

Mid-Spring

 

This enhancement will be made available to all CAS's operating on the 3.X platform beginning with your next cycle.

CAS 3.X will be integrated with SlideRoom via the Program Materials section of the application. Schools who utilize SlideRoom to collect supplemental application materials will be able to link their programs from CAS to SlideRoom.

Applicant Portal Early Decision Enhancements Mid-Spring Applicable only to PharmCAS and PTCAS, but this enhancement will be made available to all CAS's operating on the 3.X platform beginning with your next cycle. With new designs and workflow, this feature improves the applicant experience when applying for Early Decision. 

Configuration Portal

Upload Answer Values through the Configuration Portal

Early Spring

This enhancement will be made available to all CAS's beginning with your next cycle.

To reduce the amount of manual work required when creating custom questions in the Configuration Portal, WebAdMIT users will be able to upload answer values for applicants to select. 

Configuration Portal

Conditional Questions & Dynamic Answer Lists

Mid-Spring

This enhancement will be made available to all CAS's beginning with your next cycle.

After a user has configured Custom Questions in the Configuration Portal, a new interface will allow that user to add conditional questions and/or paired logic to those Custom Questions.

Configuration Portal & WebAdMIT

Custom Question Export Codes

Mid-Spring

This enhancement will be made available to all CAS's beginning with your next cycle.

A new Export Code field will be added to the Configuration Portal for questions with selectable answers. The Export Code will sync to WebAdMIT and can be used to map selectable answers to a code in WebAdMIT exports.

Configuration Portal New Question Type: File Upload Summer This enhancement will be made available to all CAS's operating on the 3.X platform beginning with your next cycle. This enhancement adds the option to request a file upload within the Program Materials questions.
WebAdMIT Simultaneous Log In Notification Early Spring This enhancement will be made available to all CAS's immediately upon release. This enhancement allows WebAdMIT to send an email notification to users if their account is impersonated or logged in to while they are already logged in to an existing session.  (Originally planned for Sprint 7.)
WebAdMIT Email Attachments Summer This enhancement will be made available to all CAS's immediately upon release. This enhancement gives Admissions Users the ability to upload documents in WebAdMIT and attach them to emails and email templates.
WebAdMIT Automatic Last Export Date Field Summer This enhancement will be made available to all CAS's immediately upon release. A new field in the Designation panel captures the date an applicant was last exported.

Deployed Enhancements

The following table includes a running list of features and enhancements that have been deployed. 

Product

Feature/
Enhancement

Sprint

Availability

Details

Configuration Portal

Updated Configuration Portal Interface

Deployed in Sprint 5

This enhancement is available to all CAS's right away.

The Configuration Portal will have an updated design, including an easier navigation and increased adherence to 508 Compliance standards.

Configuration Portal

Reorder Questions and Question Blocks

Deployed in Sprint 5

This enhancement is available to all CAS's right away.

Users will be able to reorder questions entered in the Program Editor section by dragging and dropping. Questions can be reordered within and across question blocks, and question blocks can be reordered as well.

Applicant Portal

Early Application Access

Deployed in Sprint 7

This enhancement is available to all CAS’s operating on the 3.X platform beginning with your next cycle;

This configurable option allows applicants to complete their applications before the CAS begins accepting applications. This provides applicants with additional lead time so they don't have to rush to complete and submit. Once the CAS begins accepting applications, applicants can submit their completed applications.

Applicant Portal HRSA Configurability Deployed in Sprint 7 This enhancement is available as an option to all CAS’s operating on the 3.X platform beginning with your next cycle. This enhancement gives each CAS the ability to remove certain HRSA options for applicants to select.
Applicant Portal Flexibility on Sex/Gender Block Deployed in Sprint 7 This enhancement is available as an option to all CAS’s operating on the 3.X platform beginning with your next cycle. To present the Gender/Sex question in a more inclusive manner, the label for it is now configurable by CAS.
WebAdMIT Spell-Check Allowed When Creating Emails Deployed in Sprint 6 This enhancement is available to all CAS's immediately upon release. When creating Email Templates or sending emails, the spell-check function from users' browsers is now enabled in WebAdMIT.
         
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