Banner Student Course Building Manual

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Banner Schedule Building Checklist

General:

  1. Are you creating sections for the correct term? Fall=201210; Spring=201220; Summer=201260    
  2. Are you using the correct section numbers?  See Section ID schema    
  3. Did you select the appropriate campus code? M  (Main) or EXT (Extension)    
  4. Did you check the credit and billing hours? You must enter the correct hours for variable credit courses in both credit and billing hours on SSASECT.    
  5. Did you enter the enrollment (seats available)? Under Options – Section Enrollment Info    
  6. If you entered restrictions on SSARRES, did you click “Include” before saving/committing?    
  7. Did you enter any needed comments on SSATEXT?    
  8. Did you go to the Meeting Time window and press tab so dates are populated?    
  9. Be sure you did not code anything in ‘grade mode’ unless it is a non-graded lab!    
  10. Titles on SSASECT are limited to 30 characters.    
  11. For a seminar or topic class, you can enter longer titles under Options - SSASYLB.    

Online Sections:

  1. Did you select the correct ‘Instructional  Method’ on the SSASECT main window?      
  2. Did you tab in the dates on the Meeting Time window?    
  3. Did you put the word “ONLINE” in the Building field on the Meeting Time window?    
  4. Did you TAB to the Hrs/Wk. field and enter the same number as the session credit hours?    
  5. Did you enter the enrollment?    
  6. Did you enter an instructor (if known)?    
  7. Did you enter a comment on SSATEXT?    
  8. Lecture and 0-credit Lab Sections that are linked:
  9. (only use for sections with same Subject and Course number – ex. to link BIO 105-001 and BIO 105-200, 201, 202, etc.):
  10. Did you select the correct ‘Schedule Type’ on the SSASECT main window?  Lectures should be LEC and Labs should be LAB.    
  11. For ‘Lecture’ sections – Did you enter the correct number of credit and billing hours?    
  12. For ‘Lab’ sections – Did you enter 0 for the credit and billing hours?    
  13. For ‘Lecture’ sections – Did you enter a link identifier ‘LC’ on SSASECT?    
  14. For ‘Lecture’ sections – Did you enter the ‘LB’ link on SSADETL?    
  15. For ‘Lecture’ sections – Did you enter the long title on SSASYLB?                                  
  16.       Ex: LEC: Concepts Modern Biology - (Must register for LAB)    
  17. For ‘Lab’ sections – Did you enter a link identifier ‘LB’ on SSASECT?    
  18. For ‘Lab’ sections – Did you enter the ‘LC’ link on SSADETL?    
  19. For ‘Lab’ sections – Did you enter “LAB:” at the front of the course title on the main SSASECT window? Ex: LAB:Concepts Modern Biology    
  20. For ‘Lab’ sections – Did you enter ‘N’ for the Grade Mode?    
  21. For ‘Lab’ sections – Did you un-check the ‘Gradable’ box?    

Extension Sections:

  1. Did you use an 800 series section number?    
  2. Did you select ‘EXT’ for campus?    
  3. Did you select an Extension Building code in the Meeting Time window? The building code corresponds to the county where the class is located (i.e. 067 is Onslow county)    
  4. Did you enter a comment on SSATEXT to note location of class?    
  5. Did you enter campus restrictions on SSARRES if necessary?