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When Using PDL to Load File for Applicant with More than One Degree with Same College, Get Error Saving: EXT_ACAD_DATA (Doc ID 2062974.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 26, 2019

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise CS Recruiting and Admissions - Version 9 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When using File Parser successfully load applications from a Third Party, if a user selects Run Search/Match/Post on the Application Transactions component in which the same college is imported with different degrees, the following error is encountered:

Error Saving: EXT_ACAD_DATA tempid: ####### (0,0) SCC_COMMON.ENTITY.StagedEntity.OnExecute Name:save PCPC:16840 Statement:321
Called from:SCC_COMMON.ENTITY.ChildEntity.OnExecute Name:save Statement:101
Called from:SCC_COMMON.ENTITY.StagedEntity.OnExecute Name:saveChildren Statement:373
Called from:SCC_COMMON.ENTITY.StagedEntity.OnExecute Name:save Statement:302
Called from:SCC_COMMON.ENTITY.ChildEntity.OnExecute Name:save Statement:101
Called from:SCC_COMMON.ENTITY.StagedHREntity.OnExecu (0,

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Configure File Parser, including Field Conversion Definition, Context Definition, and File Mapping Definition.
  2. Set up Transaction Setup component
  3. Configure Data Update Rules
  4. Set up Application Configuration
  5. On Application Transactions page, select Run Search/Match/Post


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