Scholar: How to add a Class

A Class can be created on your UWaterloo Scholar site. A Class can be used as a place to display information about a course such as when it is offered, a course description and any relevant files.

  1. Hover (don't click) your mouse above the Content menu toolbar.
    Content circled
  2. Under Add, click Class. If you are missing the Class app, your site owner will need to add this app to your site.
    Class circled
  3. Add a Title (required).
    Add Class title.
  4. Add the Semester the class is running.
    Add Class semester.
  5. Enter when the class is Offered (e.g. 2016).
    Class offered.
  6. Enter a Link to an external site.
    Enter external link.
  7. Enter Body text.
    Body
  8. To attach files, click Upload or drag and drop files into the shaded box. Hover your mouse above the question mark icon to see the allowed file extensions, as well as the maximum allowed file size. 
    Attach files
  9. Under Publishing options, ensure Published to this site is checked if you are ready to publish, or unchecked if you want it to remain as a draft. Select Sticky at top of lists if you want this Class to stay at the top of the Class section on your site.
    Publishing settings.
  10. Under URL path settings leave Generate automatic URL alias if you want the system to automatically create a URL alias for this Class. Uncheck the box if you wish to enter a custom alias.
    URL path settings.
  11. Under Menu settings you have the option of adding this page to the main menu.
    Menu settings.
  12. Under Post Created/Edited By you can change who posted the Class by editing the name in the box under Posted by. You can also edit the date the Class was posted on in the Posted on box. By default the current date and time is used.
    Posted by settings.
  13. Click Save.