Core Data Academic Terms

Overview Importing This File
Video Explaining This File Products That Use This File
Populating This File Next: Courses and Sections


The Academic Terms import, is used to create the structure of a campuses annual schedule within the Campus Lab’s products.  Academic Terms will be used on the Course Evaluations and Outcomes interface for filtering course sections when creating administrations or searching for course sections.  They are also used to define reporting parameters. 

Video Explaining the Academic Terms File

Important Information About Populating This File

  • The Terms import is hierarchical.  This is achieved in the import by populating the "ParentIdentifier" column, with the "TermIdentifier" of the Term that the part of term record falls within.  The part of term should have begin and end dates that fall within the date of the parent term.

Important Information About Importing This File

  • Terms must be in the system before course section data is imported.
  • Once a Term is created it cannot be deleted.  If is important to have your file as accurate as possible before it is imported.
  • The Name, BeginDate, EndDate, ParentIdentifier and Type of a Term can be updated by importing an updated file with the new information.

Products That Use Academic Terms

Product Required Optional Not Applicable
Baseline - Rubrics     2000px-Checkmark_black.png
Beacon   2000px-Checkmark_green.svg.png   
Course Evaluations 2000px-Checkmark_green.svg.png    
Engage     2000px-Checkmark_black.png
Insight   2000px-Checkmark_green.svg.png   
Outcomes 2000px-Checkmark_green.svg.png    
Planning     2000px-Checkmark_black.png


Requirements for populating this file can be found in the Core Data Dictionary.

Next: Courses and Sections

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