Academic Sessions

Screen Description

The Academic Sessions screen provides a list of existing academic sessions.


    • Default

        • Checked if a session is the default academic session

        • It identifies an active session with the nearest dates, if there is only one like that (e.g., all sessions are of the same academic initiative). If there is a default session, it is automatically selected when the user logs into the application, otherwise Select Academic Session or Select User Role page is presented.

    • Academic Session

        • Name of the academic session

    • Academic Initiative

        • Name of the academic initiative (useful when the institution has multiple program initiatives requiring multiple independent timetables)

    • Session Begins

        • The date when the session begins

    • Classes End

        • The date when classes end

    • Session Ends

        • The date when session ends (for example, a session can end after final exams, a week or two after the classes end)

    • Exams Begin

        • The date when final examinations begin

    • Date Pattern

        • The default date pattern for the academic session

    • Status

        • Current status of the session (such as Initial Data Load, Timetabling, ...)

        • The statuses are defined in the Status Types screen

    • Subject Areas

        • The number of subject areas in the academic session

    • Events Begin

        • First date for which events can be entered for this academic session

    • Events End

        • Last date for which events can be entered for this academic session

    • Event Management

        • Types of rooms that can be used for event management for that academic session

Click on any line to change the session's properties in the Edit Academic Session screen.