Define School Departments

Classic View: System Administration > Resources > Resources > Departments

Search Terms: Departments

On the Departments tab, schools can define the different types of classes or areas in which classes are offered. This helps in the scheduling portion of the Campus product by organizing classes by department name. It is also useful for separating teachers into teaching departments. Teachers can be assigned to a department on the District Assignments tab. Users can search for courses by department and run schedule-related reports. In the Schedule Wizard, users may hide courses and load requests by department if needed.

This tool cannot be used to create district-wide departments.


Example Departments Tab

Creating New Departments

  1. Click New.
  2. Enter the Name of the department.

    This field is limited to fifty characters.

  3. Click Save.

Deleting Departments

Departments may be deleted if there are no courses assigned to that department. To delete a department, the courses in that department must be re-assigned prior to deleting the record.

  1. Select the Department to delete.
  2. Click Delete.
  3. Click OK.
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