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DSC Academic Advising: Templates

Creating a Schedule Template

1.    Enter student ID and click Enter.

2.    Click the Planner tab.

3.    Click the Templates sidebar link.

4.    Search for an existing template. You must do this step for the option to add a new template to appear in the menu area (located under the Planner tab). If none exists, proceed to step 2. If an existing template is found, see the section on Editing a Template.

5.    Select ----- Add new template ----- in the Select a plan template to edit drop-down.

6.    Click the Notes Mode radio button to list the terms top to bottom with notes for each term in the template, or click the Calendar Mode radio button to list year of term in a single row.

7.    Click the Load button to view the desired template.

8.    Enter a description of the template in the Description field. Ensure the description will adequately allow for identifying that unique plan from the search option (i.e. may need to include catalog year, degree, major, etc.).

9.    Click the Catalog Year drop-down and select a catalog year.

10. Click the Active check box.

11. Enter any remaining fields in the header that are appropriate for identifying the appropriate combination of data for that unique template. Example: Degree, Major, and Concentration.

12. Enter the appropriate terms, courses, credits and/or notes for the template. Note: A “place holder” may be entered for a course by entering a dash (-) before the course number (Example: –COM 100 or - Elective). The “place holder” must contain one space. It may also be advisable to enter a “place holder” (example: - Optional) for terms that are available to the student during which they may or may not take classes.

13. Click the Save Template button to save the template.

Editing a Template

1. Enter student ID and click Enter.

2. Click the Planner tab.

3. Click the Templates sidebar link.

4. Select a created template in the Select a plan template to edit drop-down. (You have to do a Search for these options to appear – see Step 4 of “Creating a Template”.)

5. Click the Notes Mode radio button to list the terms top to bottom with notes for each term in the template, or click the Calendar Mode radio button to list year of term in a single row.

6. Click the Load button to view the desired template.

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7. As needed, modify description of the template in the Description filed.

8. As needed, click the Catalog Year drop-down and select a new catalog year.

9. As needed, click the Active check box. Note: The Active check box is checked by default. Uncheck it to inactivate a template.

10. As needed, modify any remaining fields in the header that are appropriate for identifying the appropriate combination of data for that unique template.

11. As needed, modify the terms, courses, credits and/or notes for the plan. Note: A “place holder” may be entered for a course by entering a dash (-) before the course number (example: –COM 100 or - Elective). The “place holder” must contain one space.

12. When all changes have been made, select one of the following options: • Click the Save Template button to save and replace the existing template.

• To undo changes, click the Undo Changes button.

• Click the Clear All button to clear the entire template without saving.

• Click the Save As button to save the template as a new template and leave the existing template unchanged.

• Click the Delete button to delete the template.

1. Enter student ID and click Enter.

2. Click the Planner tab.

3. Click the Templates sidebar link.

4. Select a created template in the Select a plan template to edit drop-down. (You have to do a Search for these options to appear – see Step 4 of “Creating a Template”.)

5. Click the Notes Mode radio button to list the terms top to bottom with notes for each term in the template, or click the Calendar Mode radio button to list year of term in a single row.

6. Click the Load button to view the desired template.

DegreeWorks Web Interface Page 34

7. As needed, modify description of the template in the Description filed.

8. As needed, click the Catalog Year drop-down and select a new catalog year.

9. As needed, click the Active check box. Note: The Active check box is checked by default. Uncheck it to inactivate a template.

10. As needed, modify any remaining fields in the header that are appropriate for identifying the appropriate combination of data for that unique template.

11. As needed, modify the terms, courses, credits and/or notes for the plan. Note: A “place holder” may be entered for a course by entering a dash (-) before the course number (example: –COM 100 or - Elective). The “place holder” must contain one space.

12. When all changes have been made, select one of the following options: • Click the Save Template button to save and replace the existing template.

• To undo changes, click the Undo Changes button.

• Click the Clear All button to clear the entire template without saving.

• Click the Save As button to save the template as a new template and leave the existing template unchanged.

• Click the Delete button to delete the template.