Degree Works is a Web-based tool for students to monitor their academic progress toward degree completion. A Degree Works audit is a review of past, current and planned coursework that provides information on completed and outstanding requirements necessary to complete the degree.
Undergraduate students matriculated fall 2022 or after in the programs listed below will use Degree Works exclusively. While DP Planner will not be used for the programs listed, it remains available for all students and mentors to explore individualized degree programs.
Undergraduate structured programs in Degree Works:
Human Resource Management
All School of Nursing and Allied Health students and School for Graduate Studies students use Degree Works exclusively.
A guide for students:
Degree Works Guide for Students (PDF 781kB)
Degree Works FAQ
The information in Degree Works is updated from Banner overnight. Any changes made today (e.g., grade changes or classes added/dropped) will be viewable in Degree Works tomorrow.
No. Degree Works is a snapshot of courses in-progress, planned, and in academic history. Registration occurs in Self-Service Banner through the my.sunyempire.edu portal.
Yes. Once grades are viewable in Self-Service Banner through the my.sunyempire.edu portal, they are available in Degree Works following the overnight update from Banner.
- Before meeting to discuss registration for an upcoming term
- Before registration to plan courses for the term
- After registration to ensure that the courses selected apply to requirements as expected
- After grades for each term are posted
- Before graduation application
- Any time a student makes changes to their schedule
Any exception to degree or major requirements should be discussed with the mentor/advisor. Technical issues require users to submit an incident ticket at the IT Service Desk.
For any questions related to DegeeWorks please reach out to DegreeWorks@sunyempire.edu.