Transcript ExchangePlusâ„˘ gives The University of Alabama the ability to reduce overhead by getting electronic & printed transcript fulfillment out of their office
Online PR News – 22-October-2012 – Northfield, IL – Credentials Solutions announces that The University of Alabama is live on Transcript ExchangePlusâ„˘, the comprehensive service solution that optimizes transcript fulfillment and delivery. "We are very excited to partner with Credentials Solutions in the implementation of this new service. It allows us to better utilize our staff as well as provide better service to all of our students, both past and present," said Senior Associate Registrar for Student Services Lou Jimenez.
The University of Alabama was looking for ways to save money and free their staff from the mundane tasks that accompany transcript fulfillment. Their goal was to reduce overhead and allow the Registrarâ€™s office to better serve their 33,602 students, as well as their vast alumni base. "The University of Alabama has experienced phenomenal growth in the last 10 years, 71% to be exact. One way we have been able to flexibly respond to the increasing student population is to leverage technology. The second is take advantage of leading edge, technology enhanced customer service bundling solutions such as Transcript ExchangePlusâ„˘. Coupled together they have served as a "force multiplier," significantly enhancing personnel productivity," said Registrar Michael George.
By selecting Transcript ExchangePlusâ„˘, The University of Alabama has eliminated their transcript fulfillment duties by sending PDF transcripts electronically through Credentials Solutions as well as integrating the eRoboMailâ„˘ service to print and mail paper transcripts. Credentials extracts the transcript data and optimizes delivery based on the receiving institutionâ€™s preferences. The University of Alabamaâ€™s electronic transcript reach is now greater even greater, as EDI has been integrated into their electronic fulfillment process, allowing Credentials to further optimize delivery.
"Transcript ExchangePlusâ„˘ has transformed our transcript fulfillment and delivery service and broadened our service window to 24/7, 365," added George. "Equally important, it has allowed management to redefine the duties of three staff members and reallocate our student workforce from mundane tasks to our in-house imaging/document management project. Although we have not had Transcript ExchangePlusâ„˘ for long, it has quickly proven to be impactful in a very positive way."
About Credentials Solutions
With flagship product TranscriptsPlusÂ® and integrated automation software RoboRegistrarÂ®, Credentials Solutions supports all major SIS platforms while providing online ordering, automated hold checking, integrated student communications with 12x5 customer service, and electronic extraction and delivery including EDI, XML and Secure PDFs. Transcript ExchangePlusâ„˘ enables client institutions to send transcripts electronically through Credentialsâ€™ secure network as well as industry accepted transcript hubs, while integrating with the eRoboMailâ„˘ service, which assumes the printing and mailing of paper transcripts. In addition, Credentials also offers ParkingPlusÂ®, which automates parking permit ordering, payment, and fulfillment.
About The University of Alabama
Founded in 1831 as Alabama's first public college, The University of Alabama is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It provides a creative, nurturing campus environment where students can become the best individuals possible, can learn from the best and brightest faculty, and can make a positive difference in the community, the state and the world.