Office of the Registrar
Ladder is an easy to use degree audit and academic advising software designed to enhance the advisement and academic planning process at Drew University. Ladder has powerful tools and features that allow students and advisors to view academic progress at anytime and confirm how completed and registered courses fulfill degree, major, minor, and concentration requirements.
Questions about transfer credit grades can be found at the top of the Transfer Credit page.
Click the “TreeHouse Ladder” link from the “TreeHouse Ladder” box in the middle column under the “Student” tab in TreeHouse.
Click the “TreeHouse Ladder” link from the “Faculty Tools” box under the “Faculty” tab in TreeHouse.
Audits are individualized, printable degree reports displaying courses taken, transfer credits, courses still needed to meet degree requirements and courses in-progress. The audits are arranged in a logical hierarchy of sections, called “blocks.” The sections or blocks list the various components and requirements to degree. Audits can be viewed in three different formats:
To process and view an audit, choose the Audit Format from the drop-down menu and click “View,” [TreeHouse Ladder defaults to the “Student View”]:
Note: You must click “Process Audit” each time after you select new criteria to refresh and view the latest version of an audit.
The calculator functionality allows students to determine the number of courses and grades needed to improve their grade point average. There are three different types of GPA calculator functions:
To use the GPA Calculator functions, click “GPA calc” on the TreeHouse Ladder function bar. From the “GPA Calculators – Introduction Page,” choose a GPA Calculator type from the left sidebar.
The Look Ahead function is a planning tool to see where future registrations will fulfill in the audit.
To view or process a Look Ahead audit: