How to create a PLACEHOLDER Course Offer with a "To Be Assigned" instructor (or TA or Reader).

  1. Click “Create Course” tab
  2. Click inside course field name
  3. Type in your course you wish to offer (ex. Econ 10A)
  4. Choose the session that the course will be offered. All courses must be offered in a 3-week, 6-week, or 10-week format. The summer calendar for 2018-23 with session dates may be found at
  5. Click Next
  6. Choose location (UCSB Campus or Online Only)
  7. Choose Campus Themes (if applicable)
  8. Add Course notes (optional)
  9. Click next
  10. Name of Instructor – click in the field and choose the option “To Be Assigned”
  11. Click next
  12. Please enter TBA in the text box
  13. Pick Instructor Type, Appointment Type and Job Code. Please use your best guess on what type of employee you will assign. NOTE - The system only allows valid combinations i.e. the correct job code with correct instructor type. For assistance picking the correct Instructor Type/Appointment Type/Job Codes, please consult Chart 1A For help choosing the correct Job Code, please consult Chart 1B below.
  14. NOTE - If you pick the wrong job code/appointment type and receive an error, you will need to use the back button to see the values.
  15. Fill out one type of compensation. Please pick option 1, 2 OR 3. Enter the annual salary for the regular-rank faculty, visiting faculty, lecturer or recalled faculty member. DO NOT list annual salaries for Associates or TAs: these are flat rates.
  16. Alternate Funding Source? Enter “yes" if the course is partially or fully funded by source(s) other than your "regular" summer instructional budget provided by the EVC. Once you select “yes” more fields will appear to add account strings and amounts.
  17. If you have more than one instructor for this course (Faculty and TA, team-taught, multiple TAs etc), please click “yes” on add another instructor. The “yes” option will take you back to the instructor assignment entry page.
  18. If only one instructor is affiliated with this course, click no.


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