On the Student or Parent Portal, navigate to Classes > Course Requests Entry. Additionally, the Course Requests Entry page is available from the Course Requests page. Navigate to Student Data > Scheduling > Course Requests and press the Add from Course Requests Table button.
The Course Requests Entry page will allow entry of Primary and Alternate Course Requests. On the right, the courses within the Course Request (CRQ) table (by grade level) can be displayed using the filter. The CRQ table must be populated and set up for parents and students to view the courses here; see the Update Course Request Options documentation for more information. The student's existing course requests, if any, will display on the left side in the Course Requests area of the page, ordered by Subject Area.
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Add new record
|Student and/or Parent Portal Groups will need SSS permissions to add or modify Course Requests on the Portal|
Existing Course Requests ↑
Click the Information icon next to each course to display Course information.
Click the X to close the popup.
Delete a Primary Course Request ↑
To remove a course request, click the Delete icon next to the course.
A confirmation pop-up will ask if you are sure you want to delete the record. If so, click the Yes button in the pop-up.
Note: the Delete icon next to a course request will be displayed only if the course is not locked or scheduled as a section.
Add Primary Course Requests ↑
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. 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 and click the course hyperlink. If more information is about the course is needed, click the Information icon to the left of the course hyperlink.
A pop-up will display allowing you to select whether this course will be added as a Primary or Alternate Course Request. In this example, a Primary Course Request is being added. Click on the Request Primary button to add a Primary Course Request.
Once a course has been requested, it will display on the left side of the Primary Course Request Section of the Course Requests Entry page.
Add Alternate Course Requests ↑
If the option Allow Parents/Students to edit Alternate Course Reqs is selected on the Portal Options Scheduling tab, parents or students can add alternate course requests. The page will display an Alternate Requests column of Manage buttons next to the Primary Course Request section and a separate Alternate Course Requests section.
To add an Alternate Course Request select the course hyperlink.
A pop-up will display allowing you to select whether this course will be added as a Primary or Alternate Course Request. For this example we are adding an Alternate Course Request. Click the Request Alternate button to add the Alternate Course Request.
In this example the English 10 CP (0302) course was added an an Alternate Course Request. Additionally, the school in this example allows up to a maximum of three Alternate Course Requests. An additional English course SH Eng Lit I (0325) has been added as well.
Set Priority of Alternate Course Requests ↑
Alternate Course Requests Alternate Course Request Move Move Alternate Course Request
In this example the English 10 CP course was placed in the first position and thus will be given priority over the SH Eng Lit course when scheduling alternates.
Linking Alternate Course Requests to Primary Course Requests ↑
Once the priority of Alternate Course Requests is set, the student can link the Alternate Course Requests to the selected Primary Course Requests using the Manage button in the Primary Course Request section. The Manage button is used to link one or more alternate course requests to a primary course request. The number of alternate course requests assigned to a primary course will also be displayed. There is no limit to the amount of alternate courses that can be linked to primary courses.
Select the Manage button to link alternate course requests to primary course requests.
Manage Manage Alternate Request Association Save
In the example below the parent or student has linked two alternate courses to the English 10 (0311) course.