University of California Office of the President

College Admissions and Outreach

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Higher education administration and public relations

Challenge: Increase the University's visibility to high school students and prospective applicants. Provide information and guidance on programs, financial aid admissions requirements to aid in planning and preparing for application to the University.
Solutions: Development of a friendly, interactive web site which allows high school and community college students worldwide to apply to the University electronically.
Customer Benefits: Increased visibility of University programs and policies; Automated admissions processing reduces workload and manual handling of paper applications; Improved communications between prospective applications and the University.

Key Technologies:

IBM RS/6000 Servers running AIX;
Sybase System 11;
Custom programming in Microsoft Access, Perl/CGI and C.