Frequently Asked Questions
What is it?
Bearkat EduNav (BEN) provides a guided, personalized, optimal pathway to completion for the student. You can customize plans for a student and save them. At any time, Bearkat EduNav (BEN) will let you know if the plan is valid.
Can I move courses around?
Yes, you can drag and drop courses around your student’s plan. Simply click any course and it can be moved around. If there aren’t any restrictions the Bearkat EduNav (BEN) will read ‘OK.’ If there are restrictions, the plan will read ‘Not Recommended.’
How can I move courses around from my student’s planner?
You can move courses around by dragging and dropping them in different terms. Bearkat EduNav (BEN) will let you know if it is ‘OK’ or ‘Not Recommended.’
What does OK mean?
Bearkat EduNav (BEN) is constantly making sure that your student’s plan is acceptable. When making changes or update, Bearkat EduNav (BEN) will verify against all possible constraints. Green text reading ‘OK’ will display if changes are approved.
What does Not Recommended mean?
Bearkat EduNav (BEN) is constantly making sure that your student’s plan is acceptable. When making changes or update, Bearkat EduNav (BEN) will verify against all possible constraints. Red text reading ‘Not Recommended’ will display if changes are not approved. You can fix your student’s plan by selecting the FIX icon that will appear next to the Not Recommended text.
How do I fix my students plan? The plan is reading Not Recommended.
If you or your student made any changes and it is reading ‘Not Recommended,’ a ‘Fix’ icon will appear. Click on it, and Bearkat EduNav (BEN) will update and fix the planner.
What are Additional Credits?
Additional credits are credit placeholders that keep track of how many credits a student must complete beyond the required major credits/courses. By clicking on the ‘Additional Courses’ box you can help students select which courses they would like to plan into their semester.
Why can’t I see my student’s future terms? What is next?
When your student first logs into Bearkat EduNav (BEN) they will see a collapsed version of the planner. Simply click on ‘What is next?’ and you will be able to see their expanded plan.
Can I replace a course?
You can. First remove the unwanted course. Then select the Add button from the semester you wish to update and add the course.
How can I add a semester?
You can add a semester by selecting the grey add button between your semesters.
Can I change how many credits per semester?
Yes, you can. You can make this edit on the planner side as well as the schedule side. Simply go to Target Credits and click on the number hyperlink. You will then be able to adjust the amount of credits you want your student to take in a semester.