eLion Advising Notes and ISIS Screen ARUEA

Data Management

Data Entry Summary Sheet

This table summarizes the data entry process for recording an individual student contact on ISIS screen ARUEA. A similar process is used in the eLion Advising Notes application.

Data Entry Summary Sheet
Field Name Field Contents Data Entry

DATE

Date of the advising contact

Enter the date in this format: 030610

ADVR

Adviser with whom the advising contact was made or scheduled

Enter the Adviser Code (e.g., ABC01) from screen ARUSAB

COLL

Student's college of enrollment at the beginning of the interview

Enter a college of enrollment code

CONTENT

Content of the advising contact

Enter up to five content codes

REF

Referrals

Enter up to two referral codes

TC

Type of contact

Enter a code indicating the type of contact that occurred

XP

Explore code: an indication of whether the student is still exploring majors or has definitely decided on a single major or concurrent majors

Enter Y (yes, exploring), N (no, not exploring), or T (terminal, not continuing at Penn State)

CURRICULAR
GOAL

Student's curricular goals (colleges, majors, and options) at the conclusion of the interview

Enter up to three colleges and/or majors and any corresponding options; at least one curricular goal must be recorded for each contact, even if the student's goals are only tentative