INTRODUCTION

This guide will serve as a timeline and task list to support us through the Platform Configuration Process. Below, you’ll find everything we need to get your platform up and running. Refer to this page at any point during your platform configuration process to keep track of where we are and what we still need in order to finish customizing the initial configuration of your platform.


 

KICKOFF + DISCOVERY

We want to make sure we’re fully aligned on the strategic goals and vision guiding your work. In this section, find all the documents, meeting invites, and content we need in order to effectively prepare and progress into the demo and design phase.

πŸ“„ Strategy and Goals

 TO DO   MAY 25 
Documented goals and strategic vision to inform the design and construction of your new virtual career center.

πŸ“„ Confirm Your Team

 TO DO   MAY 25 
Identify the team that you’ll be working with to setup the platform, manage it post-launch, and configure the IT components.

πŸ“„ Brand Identity

 TO CONFIRM   MAY 24 
Share your organization’s brand guidelines so our development team to begin coding your platform.
 

πŸ—“ Kickoff Meeting

 IN PROGRESS   MAY 25 
Meet to align on the new team, timeline, and expectations to set up your virtual career center moving forward.

πŸ“₯ Submit Your Impact Template

 TO DO   MAY 25 
Provide a set of benchmark data for us to measure our future impact in helping you increase engagement and drive student outcomes.

πŸ“₯ Select the URL

 TO DO   MAY 24 
Select the URL you’d like to use to host your new virtual career center. This should be a subdomain of your central .edu URL.


 

DEMO AND DESIGN

During this phase, we’ll give a high level demo of the technology, collect information for your custom platform, and create customized mockups that reflect your office’s content and brand.

πŸ—“ Introduction to the Platform

 SCHEDULING   JUNE 2 
During this meeting, we’ll dive into the functionality and recommended design to create your new platform and align on functionality.

πŸ“„ Content Organization

 TO REVIEW   JUNE 2 
Review the recommended tagging framework to effectively organize content for your stakeholders.

πŸ—“ Design Review Meeting

 SCHEDULING   JUNE 11 
During this meeting, we’ll dive into the functionality and recommended design to create your new platform and walkthrough the layout as it relates to your strategic goals.

πŸ“„ Access Your Platform

 TO ACCESS   AUGUST 2 
Use what you’ve learned in the training to begin managing your platform.

 


 

CONFIGURATION

Here, we’ll collect the information necessary to configure your automated integrations. All information on how these work, and how to source the information can be found below.

πŸ“₯ Integration Session

 SCHEDULING   JUNE 11 
In this meeting, we’ll work on the mapping for your integrations together so that we can seamlessly bring in your integrated content.

πŸ“₯ Integrate Your Jobs and Events from Handshake

 TO DO   JUNE 11 
Read through this overview and these instructions in order to submit your integration information, below.

πŸ“₯ Integrate Your Jobs and Events from Symplicity

 TO DO   JUNE 11 
Read through this overview and these instructions in order to submit your integration information, below.

πŸ“₯ Integrate Your Jobs and Events from 12Twenty

 TO DO   JUNE 11 
Read through this overview and these instructions in order to submit your integration information, below.

πŸ“₯ Integrate Your LinkedIn Learning Content

 TO DO   JUNE 6 
Read through this overview and these instructions in order to submit your integration information, below.

πŸ“₯ Integrate Your Orgs and Events from Anthology

 TO DO   JUNE 11 
Read through this overview and uConnect will contact Anthology to complete the integration on your behalf. No work is needed on your part!

πŸ“₯ Integrate Your Orgs and Events from CampusGroups

 TO DO   JUNE 11 
Read through this overview and these instructions in order to submit your integration information, below.

πŸ“₯ Integrate Your Mentors from Firsthand

 TO DO   JUNE 11 
Read through this overview and these instructions in order to submit your integration information, below.

πŸ“₯ Integrate Your Mentors from PeopleGrove

 TO DO   JUNE 11 
Read through this overview and these instructions in order to submit your integration information, below.

πŸ“₯ Integrate Your Mentors from Graduway

 TO DO   JUNE 11 
Read through this overview and these instructions in order to submit your integration information, below.

πŸ“₯ Integrate Your Industry Guides from Vault

 TO DO   JUNE 11 
Read through this overview and these instructions in order to submit your integration information, below.

πŸ“₯ Integrate Your Videos from Candid Career

 TO DO   JUNE 11 
Read through this overview and these instructions in order to submit your integration information, below.

πŸ“₯ Integrate Your First Destination Outcome Data

 TO DO   JUNE 11 
Read through these formatting guidelines prior to submitting your outcome data, below.
 

πŸ“₯ Integrate Your MBA Outcome Data

 TO DO   JUNE 11 
Read through these formatting guidelines prior to submitting your outcome data, below.
 
 

πŸ“₯ Enable Labor Market Insights and Jobs Search Modules

 TO DO   JUNE 11 
Read more about your Labor Market Insights and Jobs Search modules.

πŸ’» Configure DNS and Email Settings

 TO DO   JUNE 18 
We’ll link your customized IT instructions to ensure your platform is ready to launch when you are.

πŸ’» Configure SSO

 TO DO   JUNE 18 
Review the overview and follow the instructions below in order to effectively set up your SSO sync.

πŸ’» Configure SIS Sync

 TO DO   JUNE 18 
Review the overview and follow the instructions below in order to effectively set up your SIS sync.

πŸ’» Confirm SIS Details

 TO DO   JUNE 18 
Work with uConnect team to confirm needed basic information for your SIS sync.

 


 

TRAINING + REVIEW

We provide a self-paced, online training course to get you up to speed on managing the key aspects of your platform, linked below. Once you’ve completed the training below, we’ll schedule a real-time walkthrough to answer any other questions, and provide live Q&A of the features you’re still curious about.

πŸ“₯ Take the Training

 TO DO   AUGUST 2 
Take the uConnect Academy Training in order to gain access to your platform dashboard.

πŸ—“ Training Session

 SCHEDULED   AUGUST 2 
We’ll answer any questions you have and guide you through your new platform, and walkthrough creation of key content pieces.

πŸ—“ Content Management Planning Session

 SCHEDULED   AUGUST 6 
During this call, we’ll review the content you want to have in place at launch, and help craft a plan to get you there.

πŸ—“ Content Plan & Widget Map

 TO ACCESS   MAR 16 
Access your content plan & widget map.

πŸ—“ Launch Prep Session

 SCHEDULED   TBD 
We’ll align on your plan to launch the platform!

πŸ“₯ Activate Platform Features

 TO DO   AUGUST 2 
Turn on your alerts to drive engagement, and ensure that when new content is posted, your audience knows about it.


The best way to reach them, and the rest of our support team to receive an immediate response is through our support@gouconnect.com email, or through the chat button in the bottom right hand corner of your admin dashboard. You also have unlimited access to our Knowledge Base, which is filled with support articles, anticipating any questions you may have, and can retake the training at anytime. We’re so excited to see how your users engage with your new virtual career center!