First Assignment Submission - Self-Paced Course Sections

The purpose of this alert is to determine when students who have registered for a self-paced course have not submitted their first assignment in a specific number of days. 

Base Selection Criteria

  1. Select in-progress course sections.
  2. Student has current registrations in the course sections.
  3. Course section is marked as self-paced.
  4. No first assignment has been submitted within n number of days from the students registration in the course.
  5. Has Gradable Assignment is configured in the LMS and set in Course Section Administration.
  6. Synchronization with the LMS has occurred successfully for this registration in the last twelve hours.
  7. Person has the Student role.



Alert type of this alert. Will be "Self-Paced First Assignment Submission".


Name of the alert


Internal, administrator only, description of the alert.


Whether the alert is active. An active alert is shown in SS&E and is able to be selected on the Settings screen by users in order to receive notifications of this alert type.

Staff UI Text

The template text that will be used on the news feed, in the daily digest email, and on the student's profile. This text is copied from the default text setup for this alert type.

Staff Roles

The roles that can view and opt in to being notified of the alert. This is done in a user's Settings area.

Notify Students

Whether to notify the student, by email, when the alert is awarded.

Student Email Subject

The subject text for the email to be sent to the student

Student Email Body

The body text for the email to be sent to the student. The following variables may be used in the body of the email text:

  • ${advisor.firstName} - Advisor First Name
  • ${advisor.lastName} - Advisor Last Name
  • ${advisor.fullName} - Advisor Full Name
  • ${coach.firstName} - Coach First Name
  • ${coach.lastName} - Coach Last Name
  • ${coach.fullName} - Coach Full Name
  • ${student.firstName} - Student First Name
  • ${student.lastName} - Student Last Name
  • ${student.fullName} - Student Full Name
  • ${transcriptCourse.courseSection.course.code} - Course Code
  • ${} - Course Name
  • ${transcriptCourse.courseSection.section} - Course Section

Number of Days After Registration Date to Submit First Self-Paced Assignment

The number of days after the student registers for the course that it is expected for an assignment to be submitted.

Included Courses

The courses this alert will run for. If this value is empty, no filtering on courses will occur.

Excluded Courses

The courses to exclude from this alert.

Included Programs

The programs this alert will run for. If this is empty, no filtering by program will occur and all programs are eligible.

Excluded Programs

The programs to excluded from this alert.

Included Course Locations

The course section locations this alert will run for. If this value is empty, no filtering on course section locations will occur. This value maps to the location of the course section.

Excluded Course Locations

The course section locations to exclude from this alert.


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