Getting Started

Welcome!

To better serve the needs of the students at San Diego State University, the university is launching my.SDSU (prononuced "my-sdsu"): a new initiative that will expand the integration of the university’s enterprise systems and enhance the student, faculty, and staff experience, by providing greater access to more reliable data and support.

my.SDSU is the official online portal for student admissions, student records, financial aid, tuition and fee payment, and more. In other words, my.SDSU is our new student information management system. Learn more about the why we are changing to my.SDSU.

Important information - October 26th:

  • All features and roles will be configured.
  • Data will be current.
  • Public Schedule is available online at sdsu.edu/schedule.

my.SDSU Engagement Calendar

The my.SDSU Engagement Calendar includes all relevant my.SDSU milestone dates, outreach presentations, and support training sessions.

Please use the +Google Calendar icon on the bottom right of the calendar to add to your work calendar!


Navigating the Faculty Resources & Guides

The Faculty section offers various support channels for your convenience. 

Upon selecting the Faculty button, you will see the following resources as you scroll down the page:

my.SDSU Guides & Resources 

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my.SDSU resources and guides

  • Getting Started
    (You are here now!)

  • Frequently Asked Questions
    Review the most commonly asked questions from Faculty. These FAQs are regularly updated. If you don't see your question, please submit a my.SDSU ServiceNow ticket

  • Why Change to my.SDSU?
    This section explains why we are transitioning to my.SDSU.

  • All Faculty Guides
    "Just-in-time" tutorials to quickly provide you support. Each guide features text/graphics and a brief closed-captioned video. Thank you for your patience as the videos require time to closed caption and upload. 

Faculty Support

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Faculty Support tiles

  • Live Coaching
    Register for live coaching sessions where you can follow step-by-step on your device! If you are new to my.SDSU, we highly encourage you register for the following in order: Orientation to my.SDSU and my.SDSU Waitlists and Grading.

  • ServiceNow
    Submit a ServiceNow ticket if you are unable to find the answers to your questions in the Faculty Guides or Frequently Asked Questions (this section is regularly updates thanks to your ticket submissions!) 

  • Virtual FIT Center
    vFIT staff can guide you in finding the answers to your questions or connect you with the experts via a my.SDSU ServiceNow Ticket. Note: vFIT support are not experts of my.SDSU. If vFIT is unable to locate the answer your to your inquiry, a my.SDSU ServiceNow ticket will be submitted. 

  • Change Ambassadors
    These active champions can provide answers to general questions. 

Introduction to my.SDSU


Please review the following guides in this order.

Introduction

Note: Your screen may look different from the screenshots in this article.

The my.SDSU portal is available on my.sdsu.edu

my.SDSU is role-based and will provide the user with the correct login screen. This means if you are faculty, you will have access to features that faculty regularly use.  

If you hold more than one role on campus, for example, if you are both faculty and an advisor, you will have access to features that support faculty and advisor tasks. 

Instructions

  1. Visit my.sdsu.edu to access the my.SDSU portal.

  2. You have two options to log into my.SDSU:
    In the upper-right of the site, there is a “my.SDSU - Login here” button:

    Faculty Staff Login
    Or you may scroll down the page to the my.SDSU Login button:

    Faculty Staff Login

  3. Select the my.SDSU Login button. 

    Note: When logging in, you may see a message, “Please wait while we log you into the Student System…”

    Faculty Staff Login
    my.SDSU is a
    student information management system. All faculty and staff must access the student system to view and manage student records.

Introduction

Note: Your screen may look different from the screenshots in this guide.

The Faculty Center tab enables you to view your teaching schedule, check class rosters, record grades, and more. This guide will cover how to access and general information the Faculty Center. 

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Access Your Faculty Center

To access your Faculty Center, follow these steps:

  1. Log into my.SDSU.
  2. Select the Faculty Center tile. 
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Your Faculty Center

The Faculty Center is organized into three subtabs: My Schedule, Class Roster, and Grade Roster. Active tabs have bold text. 

Below, the Faculty Center – My Schedule page is active.

Faculty Center tab has three subtabs: My Schedule, Class Roster, Grade Roster

My Teaching Schedule contains your scheduled class enrollment information — such as course ID, session, and enrollment information —as well as links to class and grade rosters where available. 

The Class Roster tab appears to the left of the class as students enroll into your class.

The Grade Roster allows you to submit grades for all students. The process is similar to our previous method. Additional information will be shared in a separate tutorial. 

Introduction

The Faculty Center contains three subtabs that assist with organizing course information and enrollment: Class Roster, Grade Roster, and My Schedule.

This guide will cover My Schedule, which can be used to view teaching schedules. 

View Schedule

When you select the Faculty Center tab, the My Schedule tab becomes the active page by default. This page contains your teaching schedule.

"My Schedule" tab highlighted under Faculty Center

My Schedule

My Schedule contains your scheduled class enrollment information - such as course ID, session, and enrollment information - as well as links to class and grade rosters where available. 

Sasha Fierce's My Schedule contains weekly course information.

Introduction

The Faculty Center contains three subtabs that assist with organizing course information and enrollment: My Schedule, Class Roster, and Grade Roster.

This guide will cover Class Roster, which allows instructors to view the students who are enrolled in a class, have dropped a class, or are on the waitlist for a class.

Instructions

In your Faculty Center, as students enroll into your classes, the Class Roster icon appears to the left of the class.

Class Roster icon (three people)Class Roster icon

  1. To view a roster, select the Class Roster icon  next to a class displayed in your My Schedule or select the Class Roster subtab under Faculty Center.

    Select Class Roster icon

  2. To view dropped students, select the Dropped option from the Enrollment Status drop-down menu to view students who have dropped your course.Dropped option from Enrollment status
  3. If any students have dropped a specific class, select the Dropped option from the Enrollment Status drop-down menu to view them.

    Select "Dropped" to view dropped students.

  4. To sort the roster in ascending order by any column title, select that column header such as Name. Select Name again to sort the roster in descending order by student name.

    Other sorting features include ID, Grade Basis, Units, Program and Plan, Academic Level, Grade Date (Dt), and Incomplete Grade Assignment.

    Organize class roster by Name Column.

    Note: You can sort by any of the fields including ID, Name, Grade Basis, Units, Program and Plan, Academic Level,  Add Dt, Grade Dt, and Incomplete Grade Assignment.


  5. To download the roster and view in Excel, select the Excel Export icon:

    Export to Excel icon

  6. To print your class roster, at the bottom of the page, select Printer Friendly Version. Select the Print option from your browser window.

    Select "Print Friendly Version" of your class roster.

    Note: If your Class Roster does not appear, your department has not yet assigned you to your class or classes. Please contact your departmental administrator.

  7. When you are finished, select Change Class to return to the Faculty Center.
    Change Class to return to faculty center

Introduction

The Faculty Center is organized into three subtabs: My Schedule, Class Roster, and Grade Roster. Active tabs have bold text. 

This guide covers the Grade Roster.

In Grade Roster, instructors view or enter grades, update the roster's approval status, and post grades.

Grade Rosters are generated near the end of the term. You must be assigned to the class as primary instructor, secondary instructor, special, or teaching assistant by your departmental administrator in order for the grade roster to appear.

Access grade rosters from your My Schedule or the Grade Roster subtab.

Instructions

View Grade Roster

  1. To view a grade roster, select the Grade Roster icon next to the class you wish to grade in your My Schedule:

    Grade Roster Icon (Person pointing at board)

    Or select the Grade Roster subtab under Faculty Center.

    Select "Grade Roster" icon to view grades.

  2. When you are finished, select Change Class to return to the Faculty Center.

    Select "Change Class" to return to Faculty Center.

  3. To download the roster and view in Excel, select the Excel Export icon: Excel Export icon

  4. To print your class roster, select Printer Friendly Version. Select the Print option from your browser window.

    Select "Print Friendly Version" to print your grade roster.

my.SDSU Project

For general project inquiries, contact us at [email protected] To get immediate help, please choose the appropriate support link to the right.

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