Create a course folder

Step 1

Navigate to the Campus where the Course Folder will be located and click into the folder.

location for a new course folder

Step 2

Go to New >> Course Folder.

New >> Course Folder

Step 3

Find the folder path for the Parent Folder.

Parent Folder

Step 4

Under Inline Metadata, enter the Display Name. The WCMS will take the Display Name and use that value for the folder’s System Name by making all words lowercase and replacing spaces with hyphens.

Example: A folder with the Display Name of Human Biology will have the System Name of human-biology.

display name and summary

Step 5

In the Summary field, enter any general information that you want listed for that folder.

Step 6

Enter the Academic Group code designated by SIS. For an up-to-date list of Academic Group codes, contact the Scheduling Officer for the school.

You do NOT need to enter an Academic Group code for any children of a department folder. Those children will inherit the code from the parent folder.


If you are creating a folder for a campus, enter the SIS designation for that campus in the Campus field. You do NOT need to enter a Campus code for any children of a campus folder. Those children will inherit the code from the parent folder. In most cases, you may skip this text field.

academic group code

Step 7

Click Submit. The new folder is now in the in the folder tree.

course folder tree