Master Data Template Guide - Term
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|Related Tabs||5 - Term|
|Dependent Data||Educational Institution|
A Term can be most commonly associated with semesters. It is a period of study in which selected Courses will be held for that specific period of time.
For example, RIO University has determined that it will have 2 semesters per year, starting every March till June, and again from end of August till December, so it has to have a start date, end date, enrollment open date, and census date for every semester.
If RIO University wants to implement an online Term basis for one annual year consecutively without a census date, that option is also available.
This is the sample data for the Terms which will be filled in the data template like this:
As you can see, all years have 2 semesters each, with semester 1 starting from 01/03/202x - 29/06/20x, and semester 2 starting from 30/08/202x - 28/12/202x. The census date and enrollment open date are also specified.
Tip: If the Terms are looking up to their previous Term, take note to follow this guide here to avoid running into error when loading the data.
|Term Name||Name given to a semester e.g. Spring Term, Fall Term, Semester 1/2.|
|Education Institution Ext ID||Choose the correct Institution to assign these Terms to.|
|Start Date||Starting date of the Term.|
Closing date of the Term.
|Census Date||The closing/last date which students can withdraw from an enrollment.|
|Fee Due Date||Final date to pay tuition fees.|
|Enrollment Open Date||The opening date for students to start enrolling into Courses.|
|Previous Term External ID||External ID of the previous Term (before this one).|
[ Default / Online ]
Specify the Term type, currently this is used to identify an online term with the label “Online”.
For more information on Term, head here.