Adding a New Section

Once a course has been activated at a school, the building’s Data Specialist can add sections for the school. A section represents each instance of a course being taught during a year. New sections are typically added to accommodate a high volume of student course requests.

  1. Click on School under Setup from the navigation menu.
  2. Click on Sections under the School Setup menu.
  3. The navigation menu on the left side will change to a list of the school’s courses.  Click on the course that you will be adjusting.
  4. Make note of the highest number section ID used in this table.  This number will be needed in step 6.
  5. To create a new section, click on the New button at the top of the page.
  6. You must fill in the following fields (highlighted in blue in the screenshot):
    1. Term – Both semester courses and year long courses need their term set to a single semester.  Year long courses will have separate sections per semester.
    2. Schedule – Select the period that the section will be held
    3. Teacher
    4. Room
    5. Section Number – This number must be unique. Make it one number greater than the max ID found in step 4.
    6. Maximum Enrollment
    7. Close Section at Max – If selected, new students cannot be added to the section once it reaches the maximum enrollment
  7. Click the Submit button.

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