Import Syllabus Assignments

Import College Syllabus Assignments

College students may fasten the process of course and assignment entry in Homework Suite by importing your data directly into the app. Most Professors provide an electronic version of the syllabus listing all important due dates for the semester. So copy your assignments, quizzes, and exams from your syllabus and paste them into our import tool and then into the app.

There are three easy steps to import your data:

1. Click to use our assignment import tool and enter your class assignments and email the .csv to yourself. It may be easist to do this on a computer.

2. Open your e-mail from your mobile device.

3. Tap and hold on your files, and “Copy to” or “Open In” Homework Suite”.

Wait for Homework Suite to open and it will confirm import and direct you to schedule the class. Which means go into the class and select the dates and times the class meets.

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We strongly recommend the import tool . If you need to make an edit to the .csv file that is generated, the next information will help you with editing the syllabus.csv import file

If you have Microsoft Excel you can open and edit the .csv file in it. The file has specific column names (to exactly match it with Homework Suite database). Here are the Homework Suite column names and those indicated in bold are required: ClassName, TeacherName, TeacherEmail, DaysAllowedToMiss, AssignmentName, AssignmentDueDate

  • ClassName
  • TeacherName
  • TeacherEmail
  • DaysAllowedToMiss – if your teacher deducts points after a certain number of absenses, enter the number here and Homework Suite and it will be stored with your other class information.
  • AssignmentName– list any homework, exams, quizzes, projects, etc. that you want to be reminded about.
  • AssignmentDueDate(mm/dd/yyyy-hh:mm-am)Enter the task due date and time in the specified format. For example 10/15/2015-09:00-am (or -pm).

Syllabus.csv Example
format of syllabus.csv
Click to View Import Example

Notes:

 

  • Open, edit, and save the file to your computer. Fill in one file for each class keeping the .cvs file type.

2. How to use “open-in” or “copy-to” function on your phone to import it into Homework Suite.

  • 1. Send your syllabus.csv files to your e-mail.
  • 2. Open your e-mail from your device.
  • 3. Tap and hold on your files, and “Open in” or Copy to” Homework Suite.
  • 4. Wait for Homework Suite to open and it will confirm import and direct you to schedule the class. Which means go into the class and select the dates and times the class meets.