How to create or edit terms?

An academic term (or term for short) is a portion of an academic year, the time during which an educational institution holds classes.

Your applications are also placed under the various terms, according to the preferences you have set in the intakes, to learn more about how terms work you can click here.. You may later easily transfer applications from one term to another, this article will guide you through the process.

In this article we will show you how to create or edit terms following four simple steps.

Step 1

Open the My institution menu (1) and the Terms submenu (2). To create a term, find the academic year (3) under which the new term shall be created. Click on + Add new term (4) and either select one that fits your needs (5) or select Manage (6).

Step 2

In the Manage section, you’ll see a longer list of all the terms that have been created so far. If none of these meets your needs, scroll down to the bottom of the list and select New custom type (7). Type in the name of the new term and click OK. The new term will appear in the list of all the terms. Activate it by sliding the blue slider (8).

Step 3

To edit a term, go back to the Terms submenu. Find the term you want to edit and click on the tool icon (8) located on the right side of the corresponding term and select Edit term (9).

Step 4

In the editing page, you can change the start and end dates of the term (10), also the grace period (11). Make sure to save the changes when you’re done (12)!

Note: Grace period is a short period of time during which the students are still allowed to join the academic term. For example:  Spring semester Starts on February 2nd and Finishes on June 30th. Students are still able to join the term until the February 10th, this would be the grace period. If there is no grace period, then you can select the same date on which the term starts.

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