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LOCUS Training


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The following LOCUS Training Sessions are available. 

Please email with the dates and times you would like to attend.  A confirmation appointment will be sent to your Groupwise.

Faculty & Staff Training / Faculty Training / Staff Training



LOCUS Basics

LOCUS Basics covers basic navigation and LOCUS concepts. 

TUE    01/08/13 WTC CLC 710      2:00 -  3:00 PM
FRI     01/11/13 LSC LSB 315      2:00 - 3:00  PM
WED   02/06/13 WTC Lewis Towers 410    10:00 - 11:00 AM
THUR  02/07/13 LSC Crown Center 103      2:00 -  3:00  PM 
MON   03/04/13 LSC Crown Center 105    10:00 - 11:00 AM
THUR  03/07/13 WTC Lewis Towers 410    10:00 - 11:00 AM
WED  04/03/13 WTC Lewis Towers 410    10:00 - 11:00 AM
THUR 04/04/13 LSC Crown Center 103    10:00 - 11:00 AM

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Obtaining Class Rosters & Entering Grades

Learn to obtain class rosters, view photos, enter grades, and notify your students through LOCUS.  Note that if you have taken "LOCUS Basics", there is no need to sign up for the "Obtaining Class Rosters & Entering Grades" training session.  Instructions for Faculty are found inside of LOCUS in both video and PDF form.

DateCampusLocation Time
TUE      01/29/13 WTC  Lewis Towers 410    2:00 - 3:00 PM
THUR    01/31/13  LSC  Crown Center 103  10:00 - 11:00 AM

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LOCUS Course Scheduling Tips and Tricks

LOCUS Course Scheduling Tips and Tricks covers scheduling hints and shortcuts in LOCUS as well as some tools at your disposal for working with class scheduling.  Note that a basic understanding of Course Section Scheduling is assumed.  If you haven't had an introduction to course scheduling, please contact  

WED    01/09/13 WTC CLC 710   10:00 - 11:00 AM
THUR   01/10/13 LSC Crown Center 103     10:00 - 11:00 AM


WebFOCUS Reporting Tool

WebFOCUS is a reporting tool that delivers standardized reports from LOCUS.  Depending on your department and job function you can use WebFOCUS to search student's academic standing, see if a student's registration is blocked, obtain information concerning a student's program/plan, and more.  

 WED    02/20/13 WTC  CLC 710  2:00 - 3:00 PM
 FRI      02/22/13 LSC SULL 253  2:00 - 3:00 PM
 MON    04/22/13  LSC Crown Center 105 10:00 - 11:00 AM
 TUE     04/23/13 WTC CLC 710   2:00 - 3:00 PM


LOCUS Registration Processes

LOCUS Registration Processes covers how to perform various course Overrides, Term Activation, Appointment Times and more.  

    DateCampusLocation Time
 WED    04/10/13 WTC Lewis Towers 410    10:00 - 11:00 AM
 FRI      04/12/13  LSC SULL 253     2:00 - 3:00 PM


LOCUS Academic Records Management

Academic Records Management Training covers how to work with student contact information, service indicators (holds), viewing unofficial transcripts/transfer credit summaries/test results, work with student groups, view class rosters, student grades, term history and how to assign academic advisors.  This training for Spring 2011 is offered on an Ad Hoc basis. Contact to schedule a session.


LOCUS Graduation Processes

LOCUS Graduation Processes Training covers how to enter, deny, withdraw and confer graduation applications as well as what happens in LOCUS when submit their application. This training session for Spring 2012 is offered on an Ad Hoc basis. Contact to schedule a session.

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