Parent Guest Portal: Student Instructions

Parent Guest Portal: Student Instructions


  Welcome to the Cal U Parent/Guest Portal presentation for students   This portal is the exclusive method by which a University student may grant access to his or her records. Using this secure online environment students may choose to share records, such as financial aid, grades, student account/billing and transfer credit information with parents and guests this video demonstrates how students authorize parents or guests to access their information via the Parent/Guest Portal   Students can also use the Parent/Guest Portal to establish a FERPA passphrase which the parent or guest must use to confirm their identity when calling a University office regarding the student’s records To begin, go to the Vulcan Information Portal (VIP) login accessible from the Cal U homepage click on the link on the left hand side or http://vip.calu.edu     Enter your User ID: (NAME) (ex:abc1234) the Enter your password then Click the login Click Banner Self Service   and select proxy access and click proxy management   at the bottom of the page click add proxy scroll to the bottom   and complete the boxes below first type the first name than the last name and then the email of your parent or guest the e-mail address you enter will be the individuals username when logging into the parent guest portal now verify the e-mail address that when all the information is added to click add proxy the proxy has now been added   click the expand link beside the proxy account you just added scroll down to the bottom   and click the drop down area in the relationship field select the appropriate relationship from this individual typically parent or legal guardian enter a description and FERPA passphrase   you may also modify the start and stop dates to specify the exact period of time   durinig which your parent or guest will have access to your records you can remove access and any time by setting a stop date to yesterday’s date The FERPA Passphrase is a personalized word or phrase   which your parent or guest much use to confirm their identity when calling or making an offline query to any University office regarding your records For more information about FERPA, visit calu.edu/current-students/records/ferpa once you have entered the information click e-mail passphrase   to e-mail before the FERPA passphrase Your parent or guest will also receive an email message with instructions for claiming their proxy account   Please remember to contact your parent or guest to inform them of the email address you you have authorized and remind them that the provided link and pin/password are only valid for five days   Your next step is to authorize your parent or guest to view your records scroll back to the top and click the authorization tab check the boxes for pages you wish to authorize for this parent or guest   notice that you can select the individual pages or entire groups of pages then scroll back to the top and click the history and communication tabs to review your authorization   and communication histories   you can scroll back to the top and click collapse to go back and add another proxy  

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