Appointment Preferences

In the Bengal Success Portal, your Appointment Preferences allow you to define office hours blocks, specify office locations, and allow others to manage your calendar.

 When you are finished making any changes, click Submit at the bottom or top of the page.

Access Your Appointment Preferences

To access your appointment preferences:

  1. Login to the Bengal Success Portal.
  2. Click on the menu icon.
    bengal success portal menu
  3. Click on your name.
  4. Click Appointment Preferences.
    appointment preferences

Office Hour Defaults

Under choose your default settings for your office hours blocks. You can change these whenever you add a block of office hours.

  1. Click on the dropdown arrow next to Minimum Appointment Length to specify the minimum amount of time that students can schedule an appointment with you.
  2. Next to Scheduling Deadline, specify if an when you would like to require students to schedule an appointment with you by.

My Locations

You are able to enter locations for your meetings with students. Meetings can be in an office, online, over the phone, or anywhere else you like. This can be used to set up locations for office hours, advising hours, or any other appointments you have with students.

 You can add multiple locations, including office, phone, and online locations.

  1. Under My Locations, click on Add Location.
  2. Click on the dropdown menu next to Type and selection your location type.
    add office location
  3. Provide a Name for your office hours location.
  4. Optionally, provide any Instructions you would like students see when they sign up for your office hours. For example, you might want to tell students to wait in a waiting room or check in with the administrative assistant.
  5. Click Save when finished.
  6. You will see the location appear under My Locations.
  7. Repeat this process for other locations as desired.

Calendar Managers

You are able to select people to manage your calendar. Calendar managers can add and edit your office hours and schedule and edit appointments in your calendar within the Bengal Success Portal.

  1. Under Calendar Managers, click Add Calendar Manager.
  2. Click within the search box and begin typing the name of the person you are searching for. 
  3. Select the person you want to make your calendar manager and click Submit.

 When you are finished making any changes, click Submit at the bottom or top of the page.

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