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UA Staff Resources

AIS-DS Help Desk

Web Form
Email: uasos@msu.edu
Phone: (517) 884-1234

Annual Giving Code Requests

  • Appeal Code
    (code used to track source of gifts e.g. print, email, online)
  • Giving Scenario 
    (code used to direct gifts to a particular fund or combination of funds)

Development Account Code Request (allocation code)

Email: pfafflm@msu.edu
Phone: (517) 884-1024
(code used to separate funds from multiple donors, recurring gifts or for specific projects)


The following resources are for University Advancement staff use only.

  • Advance
    (alumni, donor and MSU stakeholder database used by UA staff to store and maintain biographic, demographic, giving and engagement activities)
  • Advance Performance (AP)
    (business intelligence system used by UA staff for reporting, performance dashboards and data query extraction from Advance)
  • ART
    (query tool used by UA staff for data extraction and manipulation)
  • Reports/Ad Hoc Data