This describes the objective or role of the advisor assigned to the student, for example, Honors Advisor, Academic Advisor, or Athletic Advisor. One advisor can advise a student in various advising functions.
Each advising function has an associated advising context type. For example, the Honors Advisor will give advice on the different programs types for which the student is eligible.
Each advising context type has an associated advising context for which advising takes place. For example, the Honors Advisor will give advice on the different programs types for which the student is eligible, such as graduation and post graduation.
The Multiple Advisors function only allows you to assign one main or leading advisor to a student for a given time period. You can also set an advising function as a main function in Customizing for Student Lifecycle Management, but you must assign that function to the leading advisor.
Several advisors can be assigned to any of the different advising functions, with the exception of the main advisor function.
You can create and maintain your own advisor function, advising context type and advising context in Customizing.
You can maintain your own business checks for the advisor assignment using a Business Add-In (BAdI) that is available in Customizing.
Activities You make the settings for this function in Customizing for Student Lifecycle Management, under
Use You use master data maintenance to create, display, and change student master data. You access master
data maintenance from the SAP menu by choosing →.
You can also access master data maintenance from the Student File application. In the student file, you can maintain student master data as well as student program data.
The master data maintenance application uses the object manager, which is a convenient user tool for student search and selection.
In the object manager search area, you can also search by last selected students or create your own search variant.
Integration When you create the master data for a student, the system automatically creates an
for this student. The SAP business partner is an integral element of the
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