The Scheduling tab allows students and parents access to the Course Request Entry page in the Parent Portal.  The Scheduling tab will display an option and date windows per grade level for Parents and Students to update course requests and other scheduling options.  The security for the Portal Groups of Parents and Students requires Update permissions to Course Requests.  The Portal Groups page can be accessed by clicking on the Portal Groups link from the Course Request tab.

Course Requests

The option Allow Parents/Students to edit Alternate Course Reqs will allow Parents and Students to add Alternate Courses if selected.

The Course Request Entry page can be accessed from the Student Info dropdown in the Portal.

The delete option will only display if the course is not locked or scheduled within a section. 

Below is an example of the Parent/Student Portal Course Request Entry page.  This page will display the Course Request (CRQ) table by grade level.  The CRQ table must be set up in the Scheduling Cycle for parents and students to view.  The students existing course requests, if any, will display on the left side in the Course Requests area of the page in order of Subject Areas

Click the Information icon next to each course to display Course information. Click the Red X to exit.

To remove a Course Request, click the Red X next to each course. Click OK in the pop-up.  

The Filter Courses area can be used to filter for a specific course Name or a specific Subject Area.  Enter the name, partial name or course number into the Name or Nbr field or select a Subject Area from the dropdown.  Press the Enter key or click the Search button to search.  To clear the filter, click the Remove Filter hyperlink.  In the example below, the filter for English in the Subject Area produced the following available results:

To request a course, locate the course from the Filter Courses menu.  Click the Course hyperlink and click OK in the pop-up.  See display below.

If more information is needed on the Course, click the Information Icon to view details.  From the pop-up, click Request to select the course request or the Red X to cancel the course.  See display below: 

Once a course has been requested, it will display on the left side of the Course Request Entry page in the Course Requests area.  In the example below, the Subject Area of Visual/Perform Arts is filtered displaying only the courses with Subject Area of Visual/Perform Arts for the student's grade level. Adv Band is requested.

After the course is requested, it will now display on the Course Requests area on the left side of the page in the Visual/Perform Arts Subject Area.  Adv Band now displays Visual/Perform Arts Subject Area.

If the option Allow Parents/Students to edit Alternate Course Reqs is selected, the Parents or Students can add Alternate Requests.  The page will display with an Add Alternate option next to the Primary Requests.  

When the Add Alternate option is selected, the course will display highlighted.  In the Filter Courses area, search for an alternate course and add another Course Request.  The Alternate Course will display in italics.  

See the display below:

Scheduling Options

  • Hide Scheduling Results from Parents and Students - This option prevents parents and students from seeing preliminary scheduling results online. Parents and students will only see the Course Requests if they have permissions to View Course Requests.
  • Hide Currently Scheduled Classes For Future Terms from Parents and Students – This option will prevent any scheduled classes for a future term from being seen in the parent and student portals.