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ACTIVE Key Initiatives below are ordered by progress toward completion through October 2017.
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Key Initiative Progress Portal Single Sign On
Description Establish an intranet portal with a single sign-on function to enable students, faculty and staff to display personalized services available to each constituency group; and transform function and content of myCoastal
University Partners  University-wide academic and administrative areas, ITS
Major Phases Phase I: Develop, configure and test portal
Phase II:
Introduce fully operational portal to university-wide academic and administrative areas, ITS
Implementation Timeline  Phase I: Spring 2015
Phase II
Fall 2015
Status New timeline: Fall 2018                                                                              back to top
Key Initiative Progress Document Work Flow
Description Transform current, static University workflow processes for faculty and staff into a customer-friendly, paperless, near real-time, information management system. This enterprise solution will increase workflow efficiency, maximize ROI by moving toward a paperless environment and ultimately enhance the student experience. Furthermore it will achieve optimal integration with Colleague (Datatel) and fluidity of data across colleges and departments while ensuring integrity and security of such data.
University Partners Provost/Academics, Graduate Studies, Admissions, Registrar, Financial Aid, Procurement, Human Resources, Institutional Research, Student Housing, University Counsel, Financial Services, ITS, other departments as needed
Major Phases Discovery: Identify user needs and requirements for enhancement of workflow processes and procedures; identify IT system upgrades (software and hardware) needed to support new solution; acquire new components, modules, and licenses. Formalize purchase agreement with selected vendor.
Phase I: Conduct workflow review with select departments and complete priority actions items. Purchase selected vendor software tools and licenses; test and evaluate solutions; conduct user and administrator training; implement solutions for graduation application, graduate studies admissions, vendor invoicing
Phase II: Purchase additional software and workflow tools
Implementation Timeline Discovery: Summer-Fall 2014 (complete)
Phase I
: Fall 2016 (complete)
Phase II
: Fall 2017
Phase III
: Fall 2018
Status In progress                                                                         
‌‌MFA, Self-serve Password Reset
Description To improve the University's information security, establish a University-wide Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) program for all CCU faculty and staff, and student accounts, in concert with a self-service password change protocol
University Partners University-wide academic and administrative areas, ITS
Major Phases Phase I: Develop strategies, protocols and applicable training program
Phase II: Test training protocol with select University departments, refine training based on feedback
Phase III: Develop, test, finalize communications for all constituencies
Phase IV: Begin implementation, track progress of password changes, MFA enrollment
Implementation Timeline Phase I: Fall 2017
Phase II, III: Fall 2017
Phase IV: January 2018-June 2018
Status In progress