Responsibilities

Individual campuses and schools (The Client)

  • Assigns staff to author, edit, and publish content.
  • Contacts IU Communications for access: bulletin@iu.edu
  • Maintains academic information such as:
    • Degree programs and their requirements
    • Course descriptions and metadata
    • Learning resources
    • Admission requirements and procedures
    • Academic and nonacademic policies
    • Contact Information
  • Publishes content to the Academic Bulletins test server.
  • Requests submission of course data to SIS.
  • Requests a final publish from IU Communications

IU Communications

  • Provides technical support and periodic training to clients regarding usage of the WCMS as it relates to their academic bulletin.

Basic WCMS training courses are offered by IT Training.

  • Publishes final version of content (pages and course information) to the live public website.
  • Transmits bulletin-oriented course descriptions to SIS for testing and submission.
  • Delivers SIS course data test results to client; provides explanations of any errors and possible solutions.
  • Prepares a new site for each new iteration of an academic bulletin.
  • Acts as liaison between client and SIS.

Student Information Services (SIS)

  • Maintains course data in their own dedicated computer system.
  • Provides testing and publishing services for course data.