• Technical Documentation Table of Contents plus icon minus icon
  • This section contains the technical documentation for the implementation and configuration of Terra Dotta software as well as Security, Hosting, and related Specifications. Study Abroad Implementa... See more
  • Canadian Data Center plus icon minus icon
  • Hosting Environment Terra Dotta provides hosting services using servers and data center facilities provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Our Canadian clients are housed in the AWS ca-ce... See more
  • Terra Dotta Study Abroad Implementation plus icon minus icon
  • Study Abroad Implementation Overview SIS/HR/SSO Integration (Study Abroad) Transferring Data to Terra Dotta Custom URL SIS/HR Data (Study Abroad) Authentication See more
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  • Overview Upon receiving the Terra Dotta contract, Terra Dotta will provision two sites: a production site and a sandbox (test) site. Once created, an implementation planning meeting will be held be... See more
  • Study Abroad Integration Overview plus icon minus icon
  • This overview describes the various aspects of an integration and estimated technical effort to complete.  See the Study Abroad Integration Planning Form SFTP : Ter... See more
  • SIS/HR Data (Study Abroad) plus icon minus icon
  •   Integration Configuration Options Option 1: Standard Fetch The standard fetch approach requires one data file that contains all potential applicants that may use th... See more
  • Terra Dotta ISSS Implementation plus icon minus icon
  •   ISSS Implementation Overview ISSS Implementation Timeline ISSS Implementation with Admission Package Round Trip Data Transfer for Admissions SIS/HR/SSO Integration (ISSS) Transferring Data t... See more
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  • Custom URL: Both the public and post-login portions of the site will have a custom URL using the institutional domain. (e.g. goabroad.myuni.edu, international.myuni.edu, etc.) ... See more
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  • ISSS SIS data file specifications  Scroll further down this page to see additional file specifications, overview of the integration structure, and FAQs. View Detailed Terra ... See more
  • Terra Dotta Travel Registry Implementation plus icon minus icon
  • Travel Registry Implementation Overview SIS/HR/SSO Integration (Travel Registry) Transferring Data to Terra Dotta Custom URL SIS/HR Data (Travel Registry) Authentication See more
  • Travel Registry Implementation Overview plus icon minus icon
  • Overview Upon receiving the Terra Dotta contract, Terra Dotta will provision two sites: an administrative site and a public registration site (for travelers). Once created, an implementation planni... See more
  • Travel Registry Integration Overview plus icon minus icon
  • This overview describes the various pieces of an integration and estimated technical effort to complete. See the Travel Registry Integration Planning Form SFTP : Te... See more
  • SIS/HR Data (Travel Registry) plus icon minus icon
  • Integration Configuration Standard Fetch The travel registry integration requires one data file that contains all potential applicants that may use the Terra Dotta system. This approach ... See more
  • Terra Dotta Agreements Management Implementation plus icon minus icon
  • Agreements Management Implementation Overview SIS/HR/SSO Integration Transferring Data to Terra Dotta Custom URL SIS/HR Data (Agreements Management) Authentication See more
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  • Overview Upon receiving the Terra Dotta contract, Terra Dotta will provision a public agreements site (to show existing agreements and submit proposals for new agreements). Once created, an impleme... See more
  • Agreements Management Integration plus icon minus icon
  • Terra Dotta for Agreements Management is a web-based software module, typically installed on an existing Terra Dotta site, that is designed to save time and money by automating processes... See more
  • Round-Trip Data Transfer plus icon minus icon
  • Terra Dotta’s Round Trip Data Transfer (RTDT) is a 2-way exchange of data between a client’s Terra Dotta and Student Information System (SIS). This service is designed: to collect appl... See more
  • Custom Data Export plus icon minus icon
  • A Custom Data Export is an automated extraction of predefined fields of data from the Terra Dotta system as a flat file placed on the client’s Terra Dotta provided SSH folder. This information can ... See more
  • Integration with Payment Gateway Services plus icon minus icon
  • Terra Dotta provides payment gateway integrations to accept credit card payments with these three supported payment gateway vendors: PayPal - Payflow Pro TouchNet - T-Link uPay CashNet ... See more
  • Security plus icon minus icon
  • Terra Dotta Software Security Model Terra Dotta web applications deliver information through both public and private interfaces. This document explains how Terra Dotta manages data secur... See more
  • PCI DSS 3.2.1 AoC plus icon minus icon
  • You can download Terra Dotta's PCI DSS 3.2.1 Attestation of Compliance by clicking the link below. This AoC document is valid from August 12, 2021 through August 12, 2022. See more
  • U.S. Data Center plus icon minus icon
  • Hosting Environment Terra Dotta provides hosting services using servers and data center facilities provided by Ntirety (formerly HOSTING). Ntirety is a top-tier, SOC-audited provider, wh... See more
  • Australian Data Center plus icon minus icon
  • Hosting Environment Terra Dotta provides hosting services using servers and data center facilities provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Our APAC clients are housed in the AWS ap-southe... See more
  • Accessibility plus icon minus icon
  • Terra Dotta references the accessibility standards outlined in Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act (ADA) for all product development. More specifically, we incorporate the standards for web-... See more
  • Dev/QA/Testing Procedures plus icon minus icon
  • Terra Dotta employs a team of dedicated QA specialists for regular and ongoing testing of our applications, targeting stability, security, usability, performance and data integrity. The team analyz... See more
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  • Glossary of Terms plus icon minus icon
  • a ADFS - Active Directory Federation Services, an authentication and SSO service published by Microsoft API - Application Programming Interface, a method by which a software system makes data from ... See more
  • Using a Custom URL plus icon minus icon
  • This article provides an overview of how to customize your Terra Dotta site's URL and covers the following topics: Understanding the Use of a Custom URL Important Considerations Technic... See more
  • Authentication plus icon minus icon
  • Terra Dotta has the built-in ability for both applicant and admin users to login using local authentication. Local authentication means that any user could have an account in Terra Dotta... See more
  • Generate a Key Pair in a Windows Environment plus icon minus icon
  • How to create a new public-private key pair for authentication to Terra Dotta SSH servers on a Windows server or Windows workstation 1. Download and install puttyge... See more