Enrollment Verification: Accessing Legacy Data for Real Time Reporting on a PC/LAN


The Ohio State University has implemented an Enrollment Verification Program that accesses IBM/IMS mainframe data from a PC via interactive terminal emulator software. Even though OSU uses the National Student Loan Clearinghouse, the Registrar's staff processes the remaining 15,000 enrollment verification requests a year. This paper describes how the systems staff categorized the various verification requests and streamlined them into a client-server solution.

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