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Frequently Asked Questions

Click questions below for answers to some frequently asked questions.

1. Which departments are currently using Nexus?

Many departments at all UConn campuses use Nexus. The extent to which they use Nexus varies by department. The complete listing of Networks in Nexus can be found below. You will find many network names reflect a department while others reflect more of a location or program. For this reason, Nexus does not use the term departments and uses the term Networks. This complete list of networks is dynamic with new networks being added each semester.

2. Who can use Nexus?

All users with both an active NetID and a Student Admin ID can log into the student hub of Nexus. The Faculty/Staff hub is only available to active faculty and staff. People and departments interested in using the Fcaulty/Staff hub can contact a Nexus admin for details about having a profile created for themselves or their department.

3. Does Nexus replace Student Administration?

Nexus in no way replaces the Peoplesoft Student Administration system. The Peoplesoft Student Administration system is the official system for academic records, degree audit, enrollment, and other key functions. Nexus stores its own unique data that is not found in other systems. Nexus is intended to supplement the Student Administration system, not duplicate it in any way.

4. Is this application for both undergraduate and graduate programs?

Both undergraduate and graduate programs are using Nexus. Some of the system's data analytics apply exclusively to the undergraduate population, while other are inclusive of the graduate student population. The majority of Nexus tools are applicable to all departments, students, staff, and faculty.

5. Why can't I see what my colleague sees?

What you see is a function of your account type, your personal preferences, your data access, and your network preferences.