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Score 9.3 out of 100
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Score 7.4 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Student and Faculty Administration

    ACTIVE Education

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    9.4

    PeopleSoft Campus Solutions

    94%
    PeopleSoft Campus Solutions ranks higher in 11/11 features

    Integrations with 3rd-Party Education Technology

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Online Registration Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    District Communications, such as messaging and alerting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Roster Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating

    Platform Customization

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Student Data Security

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Community Support

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Class Scheduling

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating

    State and National-level Reporting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Compliance Support

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Teacher and Parent Mobile Application

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.0
    60%
    1 Rating

    Attribute Ratings

    • PeopleSoft Campus Solutions is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0

    ACTIVE Education

    50%
    2 Ratings
    9.0

    PeopleSoft Campus Solutions

    90%
    10 Ratings

    Support Rating

    ACTIVE Education

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    PeopleSoft Campus Solutions

    90%
    1 Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Active Network, LLC

    Really like the appearance of reporting and the web booking.
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    Oracle

    PeopleSoft Campus Solutions is a fully robust solution for large campuses and University systems. The tools it provides are powerful and scalable. It can handle anything from 1,000 students to over 100,000. The issue because spreading that cost around. Smaller schools will probably need a dedicated functional staff and an information systems staff to handle the chore of managing the system. Although many of the tools allow for automated processing it take a considerable amount of effort to get to that point and the upfront and maintaining costs should be considered.
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    Pros

    Active Network, LLC

    • Separation of payer and the person attending the activity. For example: children incur charges, but the parent is responsible for paying them.
    • Fast - in our old system there was a delay while customers waited for the system to respond.
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    Oracle

    • The Query Manager tool is useful - especially for users who are not comfortable writing SQL queries. Query Manager also allows Security staff to dictate exactly what access to grant to query writers.
    • Campus Solutions offers several batch-style functions, such as batch transcript requests and batch degree conferral. There is a Population Selection option that allows you to use a query or Excel file to specify the students who are in the batch.
    • The Communication Generation process allows users to create batch emails or letters that include mail-merge style data for each individual receiving the communication. There is a Microsoft Word plugin that allows you to craft the message that will be sent, and they can be sent on a set schedule or when certain trigger conditions occur.
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    Cons

    Active Network, LLC

    • I really like the look and feel of ActiveNet Reporting, but it isn't extremely customizable. Maybe there is something I am missing, but other employees have shared that same feedback.
    • It would be nice to have the system synchronize with other software we use. (EMS, StarRez, etc.) When planning conferences, we currently have hotel guests and registration that we would like to share information for through each system. Currently it is just double data entry.
    • Would like to be able to add more resources and details to a room booking and have the corresponding departments be notified of the order/track inventory.
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    Oracle

    • We don't like that you cannot export student grades and information into an excel spreadsheet or document that allows you to edit when necessary. Other tools do this but for a system us robust as PeopleSoft we are surprised you are not able to do this.
    • Continuing with the schedule, in order to see how many students are registered in a section one has to click on that section which is another waste of time. Each section has a blue square meaning full and a green circle meaning not full. Why can't the number of students be shown instead, or in addition? And to top it off, the number of students is shown so low that one has to scroll each time to see it.
    • Occasionally, PeopleSoft will randomly stop work, and you will lose all the information you were working on, so I recommend saving your work frequently. PeopleSoft is also not the most user-friendly student information systems. The new update did improve its aesthetic appeal though.
    • Relying on Oracle system administrators to do all updates and handle any problems that may occur. Sometimes you feel a little helpless and too reliant on the vendor. It takes a while for our admins to update the software because we have so many custom configurations and custom bolt-ons so they all have to be tested thoroughly to make sure nothing breaks when migrated to production. Because of this, our university is always behind when it comes to system updates.
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    Pricing Details

    ACTIVE Education

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    ACTIVE Education editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      PeopleSoft Campus Solutions

      Starting Price

      Editions & Modules

      PeopleSoft Campus Solutions editions and modules pricing
      EditionModules

      Footnotes

        Offerings

        Free Trial
        Free/Freemium Version
        Premium Consulting/Integration Services

        Entry-level set up fee?

        No setup fee

        Additional Details

        Support Rating

        Active Network, LLC

        No answers on this topic

        Oracle

        When you open a service request you will get contacted in short order. They will usually develop a patch or hot fix in a reasonable amount of time. You do usually need to keep the software updated and will want to be on the latest versions.
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        Alternatives Considered

        Active Network, LLC

        ACTIVE Network allowed: grouping of classes, good interface, allowed importing of records, complex payment plans, per class fee structures, user fees, and trial classes.
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        Oracle

        PeopleSoft Campus Solutions has been the software of choice between Jenzebar and Campus vue as the user interface is easier, students seem to understand their progress and the system better than the other two softwares I have used. I would recommend this as all things student related are in one portal area.
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        Return on Investment

        Active Network, LLC

        • Not sure yet.
        • It is newer to me and my department.
        • Double data entry which is just extra man hours.
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        Oracle

        • Manages student records well.
        • The course enrollment process for the student is non-intuitive.
        • Waitlist functionality for the courses is hard to implement.
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