Commonly Asked Questions
What is Jayhawk GPS?
Jayhawk GPS is the most convenient way for you to track your academic advising information. You can access all your advising notes, current course schedule, and schedule appointments with your advisor.
Why should I use Jayhawk GPS?
Jayhawk GPS is the system that KU uses to ensure a smoother advising process for every undergraduate student and advisor. Every undergraduate student on the Lawrence and Edwards campuses has access to the platform through the web (http://jayhawkgps.ku.edu
) or by downloading the app called Navigate Student via Google Play or the App Store.
What can I do with Jayhawk GPS?
Jayhawk GPS allows you to schedule appointments with your advisor (if they have availability), view your class schedule, and access all your advising notes. The Jayhawk GPS companion app, called Navigate Student, also allows you to monitor holds on your student account, check out campus resources, make to-do lists, and stay aware of KU academic dates and deadlines.
How do I use Jayhawk GPS?
We have put together a list of resources and walkthroughs
to guide you through commonly used functions on the Jayhawk GPS system.
Who has access to see my information in Jayhawk GPS?
Only you and your academic advising team. Even if your parents have delegate access through Enroll & Pay, they are unable to see anything in Jayhawk GPS. The information advisors see about your academic record in Jayhawk GPS comes from Enroll & Pay.
Can my professors see anything in Jayhawk GPS?
No, your professor cannot access Jayhawk GPS unless they also serve as your academic advisor. Your professors can share in-progress grades only through Blackboard or privately with you.
What can my advisor see in Jayhawk GPS?
Advisors that you are assigned to you will be able to see any appointments you’ve scheduled, your academic record (e.g. final grades, past and present courses), and notes from advising appointments.