Program Action Reason

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Program Action Reason provides more information about why a particular academic program action was taken or further describes the academic program action.

Where Term Appears
CSUMB Data Warehouse Dashboards:
Filter / Group Breakdown Location:
Data Custodian
Admissions, Office of the Registrar
Data Source
Source System:N/A
Source Table Name:N/A
Source Field Name:N/A
Census Process:N/A
Logical Transformation / Calculation
OBIEE Folder and Column
Folder Heading:"Program Action Reason"
Column Heading:"Source Program Action Reason"

Business Rules

Program Action Reason is not a required field, so not all academic program actions necessarily have a corresponding program action reason.


An academic program action of "Plan Change" would include the following program action reasons to further describe the action:

  • Add/Change/Drop major
  • Add/Change/Drop minor
  • Add/Change/Drop concentration

An academic program action of "Leave of Absence" would include the following program action reasons to provide more information about why the action was taken:

  • Health Related - self
  • Health Related - other
  • Personal - Financial Hardship
  • Personal - Job Conflict
  • Personal - Other

See Also

Definition Source

"Indicates why a particular program action was taken or offers a further description of the program action. For example, you can record that a student withdrew from an academic program. The reason that you enter could be Medical Reasons or Change of Program."[1]


  1. Oracle. PeopleSoft Campus Solutions 9.2: Student Records, December 2015. Retrieved from: