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How to Navigate Your Global Preferences

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  1. Navigate to Academics Tab.
  2. Click on the hyperlink on the right side of the page titled Scheduling Preferences.

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  3. Then click on the All Terms Preference Set; this can be done by clicking on the hyperlink OR the Pencil icon at the end of the row.

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  4. Decide at what level you would like to add your preference. Remember:
    • An example of Meeting Type/Subject Preference: generally a Lecture section will use a Classroom (110) and Lab sections will generally use a Class Laboratory (210).
    • An example of a Subject/Course Preference: generally Math sections will be scheduled in the Math Building; not all sections will fit in the building so a Region of GPC will assist the Math scheduler.
  5. Once you have decided which type of Preference you would like to enter use the drop down menu to pick the appropriate Preference Type.
    • For this exercise we will use Subject/Course:
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      Note: All Subjects have at least a region preference entered, the bolded* name and * show this
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  6. Click the Edit Button at the top right corner of the page.
  7. If on the Subject/Course level then click on the Subject name.

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  8. The preferences for your selected Subject will be displayed.

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  9. To edit the existing preferences displayed click the Edit Preferences button.

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  10. After the Preferences Load the Preference Application Tool box will appear. From here users can make the chosen edits:

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  11. Selected Item: being edited will appear at the top of the Preference Application Tool.
  12. Do Not Inherit: If you would like to amend ANY preferences that have already been entered you will want to check the DO NOT INHERIT box.
  13. Add: If you would like to Add any preferences to a section of the Preference Application Tool that already contains preferences you will check the Do Not Inherit box and then click the Add button.
  14. Delete: If you would like to Delete any preferences to a section of the Preference Application Tool that already contains preferences you will check the Do Not Inherit box and then click the Delete icon.
  15. Apply: Once all changes have been made the user must hit the Apply button.
  16. Finally the user MUST click the Save button found at the top right side of the page.SAVE