How Can We Help?

Search icon

Search Results

  • Share
  • Download
Back Up Bulk Data

Data in Faculty Activity Reporting (FAR, Faculty180) can be backed up by exporting it in bulk to a chosen location. Data can be backed up based on the unit, the type of data (including profile and activity information), and the academic term.


Backing Up Data

1. Navigate to Back Up Data under Administration

Navigation: Administration > Administration > Back Up Data 

  1. Click Administration under the Administration section in the navigation menu.
    Navigation bar with Administration highlighted
  2. Click Back Up Data under the Bulk Data section.
    Bulk Data section with Back Up Data selected

2. Fill out information

  1. Click the Change button to select the unit containing the data to be backed up.
    Change button selected under the Unit section
  2. Select the type of data to be backed up under the Data Included section.
    Data Included section with Profile below
  3. Select the academic terms for the data to be backed up using the dropdowns under the Time Period section.
    Time Period section with start and end date dropdown
  4. Select the appropriate file Format options for the data being backed up under the File Format section.
    File Format section with Faculty Identifiers, Format, and Include UID section

    It is recommended to choose CSV or Excel as the Format type for the file.

  5. Click Export. Select the location to store the backup files. Note that the backed up files are contained in a ZIP file.

Useful Articles

  1. Bulk Data Uploads