Eastern Michigan University

SSASECT - Assigning an Instructor to a Section

Use the Schedule form (SSASECT) to specify the instructor(s) assigned to the course section.

Note: Before you can assign an instructor to a section the meeting times must be entered and the instructor must be authorized as an active instructor. See SSASECT - Adding/Editing Meeting Times, Buildings, and Rooms to a Section  and SIAINST - Authorizing New Instructors  for more information.

Follow these directions to add/change and instructor in SSASECT:

  1. From the Banner Main menu, type the form name in the Go To... box press the [Enter] key on the keyboard.
    Go To...
  2. The form is displayed. Type the term code in the Term field. 
    Note: To search for a term code, click the Term field pull-down arrow. A list of term codes are displayed. Locate and double-click the code to return to the form and display it in the Term field. See Glossary of Banner Codes and Fields  for more information about term codes.
  3. Type the CRN you want to work with in the CRN field. 
    Note: To search for a CRN, click CRN field pull-down arrow and see SSASECQ - Searching for Course Sections  for more information.
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  4. Click the Next Block button on the toolbar.
    Next Block Button
  5. Click Meeting Times and Instructor tab.
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  6. The Meeting Times and Instructor blocks are displayed.

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  7. Click the Next Block button on the toolbar.
    Next Block Button
  8. Click the Verify the correct number is displayed in the Session Indicator field. 
    Note: By default, the session indicator number is 01. Use the session indicator number to assign [a] specific meeting time(s) to an instructor (e.g., any meeting times with a 01 session indicator is assigned to Instructor A and any other meeting times with a 02 session indicator is assigned to Instructor B). See SSASECT - Adding/Editing Meeting Times, Buildings, and Rooms to a Section  for more information.
  9. From the Instructor block is displayed. If necessary, search for the student.
    Note: Before you can assign an instructor to a section Academic HR must enter them in Banner. They must also be authorized as an active faculty member. You will need to authorize them if it hasn’t already been done for you. See SIAINST - Authorizing New Instructors  for more information.
  10. If the instructor you are working with is the one who will be submitting grades, check the Primary Indicator checkbox.
  11. Verify the correct number is displayed in the Percent of Session field. 
    Note: By default, the Percent of Session number is 100. If you are entering more than one instructor for this course section, the total for all Percent of Session field amounts must equal 100.
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  12. Click the Save button on the toolbar.
    Save Button
    Note: If you receive an error message, the instructor has a time conflict with another section. Once you have verified there is no conflict with another section, you can type an O in the Override Indicator column to override the error message.
  13. To enter additional instructors, click the Next Record button and repeat the steps.

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  14. When you are finished, click the Exit button on the toolbar to return to the Banner Main menu.
    Exit Button