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Advisor Resources

Advisors can monitor student progress toward graduation. Advisors guide students toward their goals and help them track their progress. As an advising tool, CatTracks may be customized to match the course catalog. Explore the following CatTracks resources:

Degree Evaluation

Learn more about the student Degree Evaluation resource, which shows all of your student information, including:

To learn more, click on the linked terms above.

Degree Evaluation is the principal resource of CatTracks. It imports information from the catalog to determine course requirements, including:

  • Minimum GPA requirements
  • Minimum grade requirements
  • Course requirements

CatTrack Introduction Video

Video Introduction to CatTracks Degree Evaluation



The What-If resource allows you to help students explore alternatives in programs of study without making official changes, including:

  • Degree
  • Major
  • Minor
  • Newer catalog year

Because advisors understand catalog context and curriculum policies, your ability to use the What-If resource depends on your grasp of the curriculum. With this knowledge and the tools in this resource, you can help students set and reach academic goals.

CatTracks What-if Video

Video Introduction to CatTracks What-if



This CatTracks resource helps you to give students a map to success. Students who have a plan worry less about registration and focus on their studies.

You can collaborate with students to create a plan and follow up with students to ensure completion.

Students can import plans from this CatTracks into the WSU registration app for efficient and worry-free registration.

The Plans resource can:

  • Add specific courses to a semester.
  • Add electives for your major, minor, emphasis, etc.
  • Track your students’ progress for each semester to ensure accurate advising.
  • Provide a mechanism for advisor approval for the path of study.
  • Add pre-built plan—templates—or custom plans.