OPUS How To

For general help questions, please contact the IT Service Desk or 404-727-7777.

For issues using OPUS, please email the ASK OPUS help group.

 


PLEASE NOTE:

These instructions are for the NEW OPUS which will be available AFTER Monday, June 11, 2018. 


Below videos do not have audio, except for Course Planning and Enrollment

How-Tos:

General:

- Student Homepage Overview     [video]
- Student Profile Tile Overview     [pdf]
- FORMER Students - How to change password
- Emergency Verification (at the beginning of each term)     [pdf]
- Student Task Tile Overview     [pdf]
Create a Guest Access Account     [video]
- Financial Account Tile Overview     [pdf]
- Financial Aid Tile Overview - Applicants     [pdf]
- Financial Aid Tile Overview - Students     [pdf]
- Financial Aid How to Accept an Award     [video]
- Administrators - How to reorder your homepages     [pdf]


Student Records:

Course Planning and Enrollment                
View Class Schedule and Textbook List      [video]
View Grades      [video]
View Course History
(Classes completed, in progress and future enrollments)
     [video]
View an Unofficial Emory Transcript      [video]
View or locally print Enrollment Verification Report      [video]
Request an Official Emory Transcript      [video]
Find Expected Graduation Term and Faculty Advisor      [video]
Complete a GER/GEP search      [video]
- Update/Change Grading Basis for a Class


General:

FORMER Student - How to change password 

  • Profile Tile
  • Change My Password page
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Create a Guest Access Account    [video]

  • Guest Access tile
  • Create New Guest Access – enter requested information
  • Next Page
  • Set Access rights
  • Read Authorization Agreement
  • Agree/Do Not Agree
  • Submit
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Financial Aid How to Accept an Award    [video]

  • FA Tile
  • Choose Aid Year
  • Award Information
  • Accept of Decline Awards
  • Review and agree to Terms & Conditions
  • Submit
  • Click on Accept/Decline button
  • On award level you can 
    • Accept an award
    • Accept & Reduce the amount of the award
    • Decline an award
  • E-Sign, Yes
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Student Records:

Course Planning and Enrollment     [video coming soon]

Add to Shopping Cart from Class Search      [video]      [pdf]
Add to Shopping Cart from Planner               [pdf]
Add to Planner from Course Catalog      [video]      [pdf]



Enroll in Classes               [pdf]
Validate and Enroll from Shopping Cart               [pdf]
Enroll from Planner               [pdf]
Enroll from Course Catalog               [pdf]



Add Yourself to a Class Waitlist               [pdf]



Drop Classes               [pdf]
Swap Classes               [pdf]
Update Classes               [pdf]



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How to view Class Schedule and Textbook List    [video]

  • Course Planning and Enrollment tile (Default page is Class listing)
  • Click “By Date” tab (Date/Time view is presented)
  • View Textbooks – goes to Barnes and Noble site and provides a list of required textbooks
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How to view Grades    [video]

  • Academic Records tile (Default page – View Grades)
  • Select term
  • View grades
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How to view Course History     [video]
(Classes completed, in progress and future enrollments)    

  • Academic Records tile
  • Course History (Filters by Taken, In Progress, Transferred, and Planned)
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How to view an Unofficial Emory Transcript     [video]

(Verify that browser allows pop-ups from site)
  • Academic Records tile
  • View Unofficial Transcript
  • From the Report Type drop down, select Advising Document
  • Submit
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How to view or locally print Enrollment Verification Report    [video]

  • Academic Records tile
  • Enrollment Verification
  • Allow to Print from My Browser
  • Set Program/Plan, Earned Degrees, Term and GPA
    (Choose Term if only want information for a single term)
  • Submit
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How to request an Official Emory Transcript    [video]

  • Transcripts tile OR Academic Records tile
  • Request Emory Transcript
  • Proceed with Order
  • Follow instructions from Transcript Ordering Page
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Find your Expected Graduation Term and Faculty Advisor    [video]

  • Academic Progress tile
  • Select Advisor or Expected Graduation option
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Complete a GER/GEP search    [video]

  • GER/GEP Search tile
  • Choose the option for the requirement
  • Enter the term
  • Choose the campus
  • View Results
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Update/Change Grading Basis for a Class

  • Log into OPUS
  • Course Planning and Enrollment tile
  • Drop/Swap/Update Classes – Update Classes
  • Choose Term
  • Choose Class by clicking on the “>” symbol
  • Update Grading Bases – then click Accept
  • Review – Submit - Yes
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