Oracle has announced that Maryland Institute College of Art has upgraded to Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise release 9.0. The college completed its upgrade of PeopleSoft Enterprise Human Capital Management, Campus Solutions, Contributor Relations and Enterprise Portal on time and on budget.
The college initially deployed the applications to automate manual administrative tasks. Since its initial implementation, the college has nearly doubled in size and has more than 1,800 undergraduate and graduate students and nearly 918 faculty and staff members.
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) has utilized functionality within PeopleSoft Enterprise Release 9.0 Human Capital Management applications for HR Administration, Payroll and Base Benefits; additionally, the college has also deployed PeopleSoft Enterprise 9.0 Campus Solutions for Academic Advisement, Student Records, Student Financials, Financial Aid, Recruiting and Admissions, Contributor Relations and Campus Community.
The college also leverages PeopleSoft Enterprise Portal to deliver the applications in an integrated, self-service environment to faculty, staff and students. The portal upgrade has improved the user experience for the majority of MICA's students and faculty that work on Mac computers and Mozilla Firefox or Apple Safari web browsers. Since upgrading, MICA can now offer online bill/tuition payment, course registration, academic advisement, pay advices, grading and class rosters.
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