PASS - Running Batch Academic Advisement Reports (AAR)

Instructions for running the Academic Advisement Report as a single PDF file

The following are instructions to run batch AARs in PASS.  Users with Administrative Access may run batch AARs, i.e. generally these users also have access to Student Services Center (Student).  

NOTE: If you are planning to run multiple batches in a single day, contact the Registrar's Office to set up your own set of Report Identifiers.  (See #6c below)

1. Log into PASS

2. Click on the NavBar symbol on the upper right of your homepage.   NavBar
3. Select Navigator to expand the right bar further.  Navigator

4. Navigate to Academic Advisement - Advisement Processes

The Batch AAR process will utilize three pages in this folder, in order: Generate Report Requests, Generate Advisement Reports and Print Batch Reports.

5. Select Generate Report Requests.  First you will need to create a Run Control.  A Run Control can be named anything that is meaningful to you.  It allows you to save your settings on this page for future use.  The same Run Control name is going to be used throughout this process.

a. To create a new run control, click on the Add a New Value tab.  After entering a Run Control name, click Add.

        b. If you already have run batch AARs before, search for your Run Control ID and select it to open the page.

Add a New Value

6. Fill in the section on the page called Advisement Report Request Data

        a. Academic Institution - choose UW Platteville

        b. Report Type - SSAR

        c. Report Identifier - BATCH*

*A Report Identifier this is a way for PASS to differentiate from one batch from another on the same report date.  If you are running lots of batches in one day, it's best to have your own set of Report Identifiers.  Contact the Registrar's office for more information.  If you are only running one set on a single day, select BATCH.

        d. Report Date - Current Date

        e. As of Date - 01/01/3000, to get the most up-to-date data.

Report Request Data

 7.  Choose how you are going to select your population of students.   Administrative users may choose from using a Population Selection Query or Student Select List.  Both may not be used at the same time.  Usually departments will use a Query, so that will be used for this example we select students by their advisor.

Population selection 

8.  Make sure the Population Selection box is checked (1).  Click on the magnifying glass to the right of the Query Name field (2).  The queries for this process begin with SAA_RPT_.  Choose SAA_RPT_ADVISOR (3).

Queries choice list

 9. Click Edit Prompt (4) and enter SSAR for the report type and the ID for the advisor.  Click OK.  Save.

Edit Prompt

Queries prompt pop up

10. Click Run.  On the next screen that will pop up, click OK, to run the Advisement Report Request Process (SAA_RPT_RQST).

Click Run

Then click ok to run the process

11.  Click on Process Monitor to make sure that the process is successful, indicated by the Run Status going to Success and the Distribution Status goes to Posted. (Click Refresh every 10 seconds or so to refresh that data)

Process monitor

Success message

12.  Go to the next page below in the menu, called Generate Advisement Reports.

Generate Advisement Reports in menu

13. Use the same run control name as created from the first step.

14. Add the following to the Run Control page

           a. Academic Institution - UWPLT

           b. Report Type - SSAR

           c. From and To dates should be current date.  This date MUST be the date from the first page.  

TIP: If updating from a previously saved run control with old dates, update the To date first, save, then the From date.

           d. Report Identifier: Same one as used on the page above. (BATCH)

           e. Save.

Run Control

 15. Click Run, then OK on the pop up that appears to start the process Advisement Report Generation (SRPCAAPR).

Run then ok

 16. Click on Process Monitor and confirm the Process (SRPCAAPR) is successful and posted.  (Click Refresh every 10 seconds or so to refresh that data)

Process monitor link

Process monitor success message

 17. Now go to the third page in the menu called Print Batch Reports.

Print Batch Reports in menu

 18. You must use the same run control ID.  Set up the run control.

          a. Academic Institution - UWPLT

  b. Report Type - SSAR

  c. From Request Date and To Request Dates should be current date.  This date MUST be the date from the first page.  

TIP: If updating from a previously saved run control with old dates, update the To Request Date first, save, then the From Request Date.

      d. Report Identifier: Same one as used on the page above.  (BATCH)

          e. Save.

Print Batch Run Control

19.   Click Run, then OK to run the process Advising Batch Report Print (SAA_BATCH_DS).

Click OK

20.   Click Process Monitor on the original page to monitor the process SAA_BATCH_DS is successful.  When Success and Posted is there, click on Go back to Print Batch Reports.

After success go back to print batch reports


21.   Click on Report Manager, then on the Administration Tab.  A pdf file should appear in the list and be a hyperlink.  Click on the hyperlink to open the pdf file of the AAR batch.

Administration tab


      PDF file


If you have any questions, contact the Registrar's Office at registrar@uwplatt.edu or 608-342-1321.



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Keywords:advis*, requirements, major, general, education, AAR, course, degree, progress, batch, PDF   Doc ID:106623
Owner:Maureen V.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2020-10-13 11:35 CSTUpdated:2020-10-23 07:47 CST
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