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New Extension Data Portal

The Engage: Extension Data Portal launched the week of Jan. 8, replacing the Extension module in Vita. This system will provide a streamlined data entry process and enhanced reporting functionality. Online training for the system is available through Carmen Canvas ( and training is required before access to the system is granted. In addition, you will need to complete your Institutional Data Policy (IDP) training prior to accessing the new system. Visit to check whether you are up-to-date with your IDP training. 

In addition to the online training, Learning and Organizational Development (LOD) will offer two more webinars to introduce the system and answer questions. Please register for one of these sessions below: 

Starting Feb. 28 at 9 a.m., LOD will begin to offer Extension Data Portal office hours on the fourth Wednesday of each month. You must register to attend office hours. The link to register will not change; simply select the month/session you wish to attend using the registration link: