User Actions | Student’s Manual

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Action Buttons

Academic Year

To select a different academic year:

  • Click on the drop-down box (and select an academic year from the available list.

The page will be refreshed and will represent the academic data of the selected year.

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Note: If you are unable to see previous academic years, please notify the School Systems Administrator.

Interface Language Icon

  •  Click on the Languages Icon     in the user Actions Area and then choose your preferred Language (Figure 3).

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Note: If you are unable to find your language of preference please notify the School System Administrator.

Announcements

  • By clicking on the announcements icon     you will be redirected to the announcements page (Figure 4):

Figure 4

  • On this page you will be able to see any announcements (Figure 5).
  • You also have the option of sorting them based on their status “Read” or “Unread”.
  • You can also sort announcement based on Category e.g Announcements.

  • To see announcements in detail just click on the “Announcement” button located in the bottom left of the announcement box.

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User Profile

To access your User Profile and edit your personal information you need to go to the User Action area in the top left corner of your screen.

  • First click on the small arrow next to your name (Figure 6)

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  • Next click on My Profile (Figure 7)

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  • Next you will arrive at your profile page that contains your personal information.

You are given the ability to Add or Edit any of the following information:

  1. Basic Data
  2. Contact Information
  3. Photograph
  4. Security Preferences
  5.    Advanced Actions

After you have made your changes click on

  • Remember! You must enter your email and a preferred method of communication to receive security messages (Figure 8).

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  • You are able to add a signature for all your messages (Figure 9 – 10)

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  • Write down your signature details in the text box.
  • Click on the “Save” button to save your signature.

Message Center

Here you are able to Send/Receive messages to and from Teachers or the Institution.

  •    From the User Action area click on the envelope icon
  • Next click on the Read All Messages button.

  • You will arrive at the Message Center Inbox (Figure 11).

Figure 11

Note: The Envelope icon also shows you if you have new/unread messages.

Opening/Receiving/Replying to Email or SMS messages

  • Click on the envelope button, to open the Message Center.
  • Click on “Read All Messages” button.
  • Select Inbox or Sent items, to see the incoming or sent items (Figure 12).

Figure 12

  • Click on the email Name or E-mail Subject to open the message (Figure 13):

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  • When you have opened the message (View Message) you can choose to reply or print the message (Figure 14).

Figure 14

Composing Messages

  • You open the Message Center, underneath the Inbox and Sent Items button you will find the Compose button (Figure 15).

Figure 15

  • Click on “Students” or “Lecturers” to choose a that type of recipient for your message and then fill in the “To” and “Subject” fields (Figure 15a).

Figure 15a

  • Write your message and then press Send (Figure 15b).

Figure 15b