Starfish by Hobsons Awarded Two Technology Trailblazer Awards by Complete College America

Technical Specifications

Starfish and Your IT Environment


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Integrates seamlessly with the following learning management systems:

  • Blackboard Learn
  • ANGEL
  • Moodle
  • Brightspace by D2L
  • Canvas
  • Sakai
  • Remote-Learner
  • Others in development–contact us to ask about their status
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Interfaces with the following student information systems:

  • Oracle/Peoplesoft
  • Banner by Ellucian
  • Colleague by Ellucian
  • PowerCAMPUS by Ellucian
  • Jenzabar
  • Campus Management System CampusVUE Student
  • Homegrown systems
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Provides single login access from the following portals:

  • Blackboard
  • Peoplesoft
  • Luminis
  • Homegrown systems
  • Others in development–contact us to ask about their status
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Interfaces with the following student success data systems:

  • Civitas
  • PAR Framework
  • Noel-Levitz (CSI Form B)
  • Pearson MyLabs Plus
  • AdvisorTrac and TutorTrac
  • Smarthinking
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Other technical system specifications and requirements:

  • On a PC, uses Internet Explorer 9+, Firefox 4+, Safari 4+, Opera and Chrome
  • On a Mac, uses Firefox 4+, Safari 4+, Opera and Chrome
  • On an iPad, uses Safari
  • Fully-hosted Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application with SSAE 16 Certification using only secure channels of communication among the institution, end users, and Starfish
  • Respects institutional FERPA requirements