Access to STARS
Wayne State University Advisors, Faculty, Staff and Students should always use their
Pipeline Access ID (zy1234) / Password combination to log onto Stars.
Anyone at WSU with a valid Access ID can log onto the Stars Student Profile module with the
default 'Student' status. In this case the user can only view his/her own student
data and will not have access to the reports module.
Anyone at WSU with a valid AccessID who has taught a course has access to the Stars Faculty module
where teaching history, class lists, course and class grade distributions and averages,
as well as Student Evaluation of teaching when available. Retention and Graduation analyses for classes
will be included in the near future.
Appropriate WSU personnel (among the faculty and staff) can obtain 'Advisor' status. This allows the
advisor to view the Student Profiles for any student. It also allows access to the Reports module.
(There are a few reports that require additional privileges.)
Such users should have an advising or administrative role that warrants increased access.
Along with the full Advisor privileges, there is available a limited Faculty-Advisor
version that enables faculty to view academic data only for a specified set of advisees.
Advisor or Faculty-Advisor access can be obtained upon authorization from
The first is the preferred method. By clicking the link above (or the one
at the top of the Stars Home Page), you can open the Stars User Directory
and determine the Stars User Manager for your department (highlighted in dark green)
once your department is selected. If no user manager is assigned to your department,
you can select your division and see if there are any Stars Division User Managers
(highlighted in light green) for your division who you can contact. You also can contact
the Project Manager directly. If you really want to be nice you can provide your Access ID
to save the manager the step of looking it up.
Division/Department Manager, or
To use STARS as an advisor, a user must
accept the Online Code of Responsibility (COR). You will be prompted to accept
it at first logon and periodically thereafter. (This may occur when logging into Stars or other WSU
web applications.) The Registrar's Office also provides a PDF versions of the
COR and information about
privacy in the