The Configuration Portal for the 2021-2022 NursingCAS cycle opened on Tuesday, May 25. The Configuration Portal allows users to edit program pages, features, and requirements for the upcoming cycle. A critical update regarding the removal of 4 background questions from the application was discussed by AACN.Guidanceis provided on the NursingCAS website.
The webinar provided an overview of configuration steps, tips for cycle rollover, and important changes. The webinar also covered the following topics:
Update regarding changes to background questions in Quad 1
Overview of the new Preview feature
Information on the new configuration process location: Prelaunch vs. Production portals
Outline of the 2021-2022 cycle dates and matriculation terms
Best practices for closing out a cycle and preparing for a new cycle, including information on configuration portal terminology and a step-by-step CAS rollover process explained
Information on Kira Talent integration
Strategies for a seamless admissions process, including tips on how to improve a program’s home/branding page to increase recruitment efforts, how to communicate program changes to applicants, and how to integrate applicant data with campus systems.