Edit Academic Session
The Edit Academic Session screen provides interface for changing properties of an academic session.
Name of the academic initiative (for example, a campus within a university)
Term (semester) of this academic session
Year of this academic session
Default Date Pattern
Select which date pattern should be the default one out of all the date patterns available for a given session (you can see the available date patterns in the Date Patterns screen when you are in the given academic session)
After you create an academic session, you need to create or roll forward date patterns in order to have any date patterns available. To roll forward date patterns, use Session Roll Forward page.
Session Start Date
The date when the session begins
Classes End Date
The date when classes end
Examination Start Date
First date of final examinations
Session End Date
The date when session ends (for example, a session can end after final exams, a week after the classes end)
Events Start Date
First date for which events can be entered for this academic session
Events End Date
Last date for which events can be entered for this academic session
The statuses are defined in the Status Types screen
Indicate holidays and breaks within the academic session by clicking on the colored squares in legend and then on dates in the calendar (classes are not held on these days)
In the Room Types section it can be selected which types of rooms (locations) can be used for event management. The locations that should be used still need to be controlled by a department that has an event manager associated with it, otherwise they cannot be used.
Room type - one of the types defined in the Room Types administrative screen
If the checkbox is checked, the appropriate room type can be used in event management
Not in use at the moment
Save changes and go back to the Academic Sessions screen
Delete the academic session go back to the Academic Sessions screen
There always has to be at least one academic session left. It is not allowed to delete the currently selected academic session.
Please note that you need to change the status of the academic session to Session Finished first as active sessions cannot be deleted.
Go back to the Academic Sessions screen without saving anything