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The Instructor page displays information on the instructor teaching the class. You have the option to change the instructor details, delete an instructor and/or add a new instructor.

Inst Type

what type of instructor role (Grad Faculty, Lecturer, Emeritus, Instructor)

Subj Ok? is the instructor approved for subject
Relationships employee, grad student, undergrad student, nens/visitor
Role Moodle, primary instructor, section assistant, TA
Print print instructor name in schedule of classes
Grade Access

controls instructor access to post grades in SPIRE
None – no access in SPIRE to grade roster
Grade – can enter grades in SPIRE but not approve them for final processes
Post – can enter and approve grades in SPIRE

Grade Access pertains to SPIRE only, not Moodle. TAs do not have access to grade or post final grades in SPIRE, but can work with grades in Moodle.

Change change  details about the instructor (role, print, grade access)
Delete Instr delete current instructor
Add Instructor look up instructor by name or NetID in request field
Undo undo your most recent change

Use Instructor Comment to notify Registrar’s staff about something related to the instructor.

Click any underlined heading title for a more detailed explanation of the heading 
(i.e., Role, Print, Grade Access, Subj OK?)

Remember to click the Submit to Registrar button when your changes are complete.

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