The Veracross Scheduler is a separate module that is used to help schools build their schedules for the upcoming school year. This is typically something schools do sometime between March and July for the following school year.
Scheduler Scenarios and Results Overview
The Veracross Scheduler functionality is constructed around two main concepts: scenarios and results.
Auto Block Scheduling
This article outlines a feature — Auto Block Scheduling — that assists in the workflow to manually schedule or re-schedule a class, and provides a few use cases in which this may be a helpful feature to use.
Configuring Constraints in Scheduler
The Scheduler has many constraints that can be configured for scheduling your classes. Most constraints are optional, though some are required for the Scheduler to be able to schedule your classes.
Copy Classes Scheduler Procedure
This article details the steps required to get a client ready for using the Scheduler.
Course Distribution Report
The Course Distribution Report shows you how spread out the sections of each course are and is used to help judge the quality of your class schedules.
Enrolling Students into Classes with Scheduler
After class schedules have been built, you are ready to begin enrolling students. To enroll students, click the “Enroll” button next to the Result you wish to schedule students in to.
Frequently Asked Questions about Scheduler
This articles serves to answer commonly asked questions regarding the Veracross Scheduler tool.
Initial Pre-Scheduler Configuration
In order for schools who have purchased the Scheduler to begin their scheduling process, some initial configuration must be done before logging in and using the Scheduler.
Integrity Checks Report in Scheduler
The Integrity Checks report in the Scheduler is used to help identify possible data problems that could result in the Scheduler being unable to schedule classes or enroll students in those classes. Problems that appear here may be a result of incorrectly configured constraints or missing data.
Manually Scheduling Classes in Scheduler
While building your schedule, there may be some classes that the Builder cannot schedule and instead need to be scheduled by hand. There may also be classes with special schedules that need to be entered before running the Scheduler.
Reviewing Class Schedules with Scheduler
After building your class schedules, you’ll need to review their quality and decide whether to make changes or continue on to enrolling students.
Scheduling Method Options In Scheduler
When building your school’s schedule in the Veracross Scheduler, there are two ways to do this: all at once or incrementally by course classification.
Reviewing Student Schedules
You can begin to get a sense for how well the Scheduler was able to do enrolling students in classes simply by reviewing the Scenarios page and looking at the “Request Groups Satisfied” percentage for your result. The higher this number, the better the quality of your schedule presumably.
Single Student Scheduler
Schools have the ability to create an individual schedule for a student based upon the Course Requests that have been entered in the system. Schools can also add, edit and remove Course Requests without submitting any changes to the system.
Scheduler Tune-Up and Quick Start Guide
Here is the new version of this article in the Veracross Community. Overview The Veracross Scheduler is a separate module that is used to help schools build their schedules for the upcoming school year. In order for schools who have purchased ...
If a course request is submitted with the ALL Grading Period will Scheduler be able to identify the actual grading period?
When a new course request is submitted, the default Grading Period is set to “All” and the scheduler recognizes the actual grading period based on the configuration of the class when the request is submitted. The course request is not ...