Monthly Release Notes
  • 02 Feb 2023
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Monthly Release Notes

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About Monthly Release Notes

Campus Cafe continually deploys new versions of its platform with enhancements to the platform. Below provides an ongoing list of updates to the platform. For notes prior to this calendar year, visit Archived Monthly Release Notes.

Release Schedule

Campus Cafe typically deploys new versions throughout the first week of each month to cloud customer. No action on behalf of the customer is required. The platform will be unavailable for roughly 15 minutes during the upgrade. For on-premise customers, Campus Cafe provides notification with directions on obtaining the latest version.

Version Updates

Version: January (Expected Release Date: 2/5/23-2/10/23)

New Year, New Menu!
With the January update to Campus Cafe comes a brand new Menu.  Many of our customers have been asking for a redesign to more easily find the different pages to navigate the system.

Although this will be an adjustment for all users as the location for many of the links may have changed, the options have now been appropriately categorized into appropriate sub-headings.

A user may also contract the menu option titles by default; with mouse-over the menu will auto expand.

Note For On-Premise Customers:
With this Release you must upgrade your servers to use Java version 11 or greater to take advantage of newer security measures. On Premise Customers must update in order to prevent any lapse in service.

Download link for appropriate version: Download

Cloud customers do not need to adjust any settings as their instances have already been upgraded
NEW Ticket System Alert!
We will transition our ticketing system from Fogbugz to the JIRA Service Platform for tickets. All emailing notifications for submitted tickets will come from the new system.
If a user logs into Fogbugz as a community user to correspond with a submitted ticket, we will no longer be notified. 
Please be sure to make all correspondence through the new JIRA portal or through emailing .

The new system will allow you to login and track the tickets that you have submitted and review the current status of those tickets.
You will also receive notifications on the status of those tickets including when those tickets are resolved.
Below is the link to the new Help Desk Portal. Here, you can submit a ticket and/or create a portal account:
To submit a ticket through the portal start by clicking on the "Campus Cafe Support" as shown here:

Please note: In this transition phase, we will still retain Fogbugz for reference in order to make sure the details of your issues are not lost. However, when viewing the transitioned tickets in the JIRA system you may or may not see the entire conversation thread of current Fogbugz tickets.
Fixed issue When permissions 457 under Student is set to NA, it was still allowing a user to view the deficiency and final grades.
AcademicBugDEV-770Fixed the Batch Drop All function to maintain withdraws and final letter grades
Batch Drop
Add back in the old-style Gradebook Calculation algorithm as an option for some institutions who are using a mixed max points grade set MSParm/Custom Control GRDBK_AVG2-1-2=Y
Gradebook Maintenance
AdmissionsBugDEV-719Resolved issue where phone numbers were not uploading in common app upload process
Set up Common Application
AdmissionsBugDEV-751Fixed an issue where the admissions residency and progress code was not able to be changedApplicant Detail (Change Admissions Progress Code)
AdmissionsBugDEV-785Prevented change of admissions portal name after it has been used to prevent students' admissions records from being disconnected from a portal form
Admissions Applications and Inquiry Forms Set up
AdmissionsBugDEV-788Resolved issue where an extra degree record was being created when a progress code change took place
Applicant Detail (Change Admissions Progress Code)
Added Cash Disbursement ACH fields to the GL Fund Detail interface. 
General Ledger Funds

Fixed the issue where the saved Titles & Descriptions in the GL Fund Detail would not appear after a new one was saved.

General Ledger Funds
Student FinancialsBugDEV-735
Resolved issue where the billing statement sorting by date and semester was not properly sorting
View Student Billing Statement
Student FinancialsBugDEV-791Resolved an issue where a student's statement would not load if a transaction had a blank description field
Student A/R Ledger
EnhancementFB55972Complete new Menu Redesign UI Format has been releasedMain Menu Permissions
Fixed issue with the student search bar producing an error while on various pages

Fixed issue that showed a rejected file type error when uploading student images when the file uploaded successfully

SystemBugDEV-782Fixed an issue where in certain cases the "Require password change" flag was selected for an account, the user wasn't required to change the password
Workflows, Activities and Database Triggers
Expand Retention Field in Workflow Detail to 3 characters to allow for more than 2 digit adjustments
Creating Workflows
Workflows, Activities and Database Triggers
BugDEV-756Fixed an issue where student's were unable to see their activities on their profile even though permissions were set correctly
Workflows, Activities and Database Triggers
Fixed an error that would occur when an activity tracking template would have a comma in its name; and also added prevention of commas being added to activity tracking names
Creating Activities

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