New ‘Degree Works Planner’ to Chart Academic Progress

Planning Courses for the Upcoming Term & Beyond!

November 8, 2023

EWU just switched academic planning tools for students. The new Degree Works Planner has benefits such as being connected to a student’s degree audit. With this major upgrade, faculty, students, and staff no longer must have two windows open for academic planning. 

The “Still Needed” section of the planner shows the missing course requirements based on the student’s degree audit. As the student plans off the “Still Needed” section, the course is removed from this section showing only the remaining “Still Needed” courses. This process restricts duplication of courses and ensures a timely pathway to graduation. 

And now that students can declare their major at any time, Degree Works Planner will have the most accurate information based on the student’s intended pathway. 

If you would like to see the Degree Works Planner process, there are some training materials available on our Student Advising Site. There are videos and step-by-step instructions (PDF and DOC) on the website. 

If you or the student has any questions regarding Degree Works Planner, the first point of contact would be the student’s academic advisor which can be found via the Navigate Student Application.


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