Entering Department/College Scholarships and Fellowships in Compass

Scholarships & Financial Aid is pleased to announce additional training dates for Entering Department/College Scholarships and Fellowships in SPARTA (previously awarded in COMPASS).

Please remember that you will need to complete Administrator Training, SPARTA and SOLAR Training to get access for awarding scholarships/fellowships.

To access training online:

  • Login to Howdy at https://howdy.tamu.edu/ using your NetID and password
  • Click on the Employee tab
  • Find the Compass User Training channel (located on the right-hand side of the page)
  • Click to expand the Scholarships & Financial Aid folder
  • Click on the New Scholarship Administrator Training Course #2112134 - this link will take you https://sso.tamus.edu where you will log in to TrainTraq 
  • Once logged in to TrainTraq, click "Course Catalog" at the top of your browser and enter the corresponding "Course Number."


You will attend an in person training held once a month at the Pavilion.  

Please remember that the prerequisites for this course (online or classroom) include requesting a Compass account, competing online FERPA training, and completing an Introductory Compass Navigation Training online course..