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The department structure of your website lets you organize your site to into sections and possibly subsections. Allowing you to structure you site in a way that will allow you to maintain it and for visitors to you site to navigate. The Departments module gives you the ability to create, move or edit and other actions that you might need to do with the departments on your site. 




How do I add a new department in Campus Suite?

To add a new department  to Campus Suite, navigate to where you would like to add the department to and do the following steps.

  1. Click the green +Create in the upper right hand corner and select Department.
  2. Enter the information for the department, fields and their descriptions are listed below;
    • Name - Enter the name of the Department
    • Slug - This is autofilled with the name,  It can be customized. 
    • Container - Where should the department be?
    • Model - Do you need to model the department using an existing model? Select it here.
  3. After you've filled out the necessary information click Create





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How do I find a list of departments?

To find a list of departments, navigate to where they are located and click on Department in the module list. 


How do I browse (open) a department in Campus Suite?

To browse (open) a department click on either the name of the directory or the folder icon to the right of the department name. 

  • Why do some browse icons have numbers?
    Some browse icons will show a number in a green circle this is the number sub-departments inside the department.


How do I edit a department in Campus Suite?

To edit an department in Campus Suite, navigate to where the department is being listed and click on the Pencil icon to the right of the department's name. Make any edits that you need to make and click Save. Please be aware, that by renaming a department and refreshing the slug all links to the pages and the files contained within will be broken.


How do I hide/show a department?

There are two ways to hide/show a department, the first is done by navigating to where the department is being listed and click on the eye icon to the right of the department's name. You can tell if a department is hidden or not by looking at the eye icon, if it is crossed out it means the department is visible to searches such as the People Search widget. 


The second way is by editing the department, click on the Hidden field to hide/show a department. If a department is hidden the switch will be green and if it is visible it will be grayed out. By hiding a department it will no longer be visible to any type of site wide searches. 


How do I move a department?

To move an department to another location, navigate to where the department is being listed and click on the multi-directional arrow icon to the right of the department's name. Finally select the container (department) that you would like for it to be moved to.


How do I delete a department?

To delete a department ,navigate to where the department is listed that it is stored in and click on the trash can icon to the right of the department's name. Please be aware, that by deleting a folder, that you may be breaking links to the pages and files contained within.