SARS Products At A Glance

We offer a variety of software products that interact with our SARS Anywhere appointment scheduling and drop-in system to meet the needs of counselors, academic advisors, tutors, faculty, administrators, support staff, and students at colleges, universities and other higher education institutions.

SARS Anywhere (Our Core Product)

Web-based system for appointment scheduling and drop-ins

  • Compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA
  • Colorful, intuitive row and column structure for easy viewing and updating
  • Individual and group appointments, as well as other activity types
  • Drop-in component to register and track unscheduled visits
  • Extensive search capabilities
  • Secure notepad options
  • Access from anywhere for students, advisors and other staff
  • Compatible with PCs and MACs for end users
  • Interface for Banner® and Colleague® by Ellucian, PeopleSoft™, Microsoft® Outlook, Zoom and Cranium Cafe
  • SSO integration: multiple methods for single sign-on supported
  • FERPA Compliant
  • HIPAA Compliant

The following companion products, which enhance the capabilities of SARS Anywhere, are also available (requires initial purchase of SARS Anywhere).

SARS Messages

Web-based automated messaging system for sending appointment reminders and broadcast messages via email, text messaging, or both

  • Automated reminders to students of upcoming individual and group appointments through linkage with SARS Anywhere
  • Option for students to cancel appointment
  • Option for students to opt out of receiving future messages (with text messaging component)
  • Follow up messages to no shows
  • Broadcast option for important messages, such as overdue fees

SARS Track

On campus student self-serve system and point of entry for SARS Anywhere

  • Check in for scheduled appointments
  • Make same-day and future appointments
  • Self-register for drop-in visits
  • Check in and out of service sites (labs, library, etc.)
  • Record reasons for visits
  • Register arrival and departure times
  • Import classes from the host server for use as reasons, to facilitate tutor assignments, and to associate lab hours with courses and sections

PC Track

Add-on module to SARS Track for computer labs

  • Track the amount of time spent using a computer in the lab, as well as the specific class associated with the student's computer use
  • Monitor and control computer use (for lab managers)

SARS Early Alert

Web-based early alert referral system that promotes student success and retention

  • Identify at-risk students with academic, behavioral, personal, or enrollment difficulties
  • Connect students with campus support services for appropriate interventions
  • Receive feedback on actions taken


On-screen calendar/resource planning system

  • Managers establish work requirements for upcoming terms
  • Advisors create schedules that conform with the requirements
  • Managers review and approve schedules using individual and consolidated views

SARS Connect

Utility for real-time connections between SARS and college databases to exchange student data. Currently, SARS Connect is available for Banner® by Ellucian.