Manually Creating New Courses & Terms

Important Note

Please note that we do not recommend that you create courses or terms manually.
Instead, we recommend that you follow the Data Import process to add new courses and terms whenever possible. Data Imports (also called “dataloads”) can help you avoid common mistakes, such as creating duplicate courses or making typos for important information fields. 

Create a New Course and Section(s)

To add a new course, specify course number and title, and add sections under a course, follow these simple steps:

  1. Click on Course Registration in the side menu.
  2. Click on Courses located in the side menu below.
  3. Click on Add New .
  4. Enter the Course Number.
  5. You may also enter/select the following (optional):
    1. Subject
    2. Description
    3. Organizations
    4. Eligible for Placement
  6. To add sections under a course, click on the Create New Section button under the Sections header. This displays the Add New Section page where you can enter the section title, number, location, meeting times, and instructors for the course.
    Adding a Course
  7. After you create a section, you can add an instructor to the section by clicking on the Add New button.


Adding an Instructor to a Course Section

Create a New Term

To add a new term:

  1. Click on Course Registration in the side menu.
  2. Click on Terms located in the side menu below.
  3. Click on Create New Term. This opens the Create New Terms page where all the term details fields are displayed.
  4. Enter the Term NameTerm Code, and a valid Start Date and End Date. Note that a term will lock once its End Date has passed.

    Creating a New Term

  5. Click on Create. This opens the Terms page with the new term listed.

NOTE: If a term has at least one course associated with it, it cannot be deleted.

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