Athena Locations: Editing a Location: Content Tab

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NOTE: If you do not see this option in the menu, you do not have permissions to this area. Contact the Help Desk if you think you should have access but do not.

  1. Edit the Name of the location as desired.
    NOTE: If the location is inside a building, the Name field should be set to inherit from its parent by using the building and room number tokens. Snippet: [:bldg:] [:room:]
  2. Edit the Common Name of the location as desired.
    NOTE: The Common Name acts as a nickname for a location (i.e. Dakota Ballroom or Towers). This field is optional and is often left blank.
  3. Edit the Abbreviation of the location as desired.
    NOTE: This field should almost always be set to inherit.
  4. Edit the Building as needed.
    NOTE: This field should almost always be set to inherit, except when the location is a building itself.
  5. Edit the Room Number of the location as desired.
    NOTE: The Room Number should only contain the numbers of a room followed by any letters for that specific office or space (e.g. 130E).
  6. Edit the Description of the location as desired.
  7. Edit the Latitude and Longitude as desired.
    NOTE: If the location does not have a physical street address, such as a landmark like The Sprites, you can provide latitudinal and longitudinal coordinates to help with Google Maps-style navigation. Learn how to find the coordinates of a place using Google Maps.
  8. Edit the Phone, Fax, and Email as desired.
    NOTE: The phone, fax, and email should normally be added to the Unit via the Info tab, except where the location phone number, fax, and email needs to be more specific than the Unit would allow.
  9. Edit the Link URL (legacy) or Page (preferred) as desired.
  10. Select the appropriate Location Types.
    NOTE: It is important to select the appropriate location type (i.e. for Schofield Hall, select the "Building" type; for Schofield 130, select the "Office" type).
  11. Click Save.
  12. Proceed to the Relationships tab.
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