Importer Training

Importer Training

Getting Your Data Into Handshake

About this course

Handshake uses and Importer Tool which allows you to pull in data such as our student information so that you have access to it inside the platform.

In this course you will learn:

  • What is the importer?
  • How to gain access?
  • Creating & uploading a File
  • Reviewing errors & downloading failed rows

Who should take this course?
- anyone who will be charged with the task of updating student data for your campus. For some teams, this is a member of IT or your Handshake Point of Contact
- this person should have access to your registrar or other department that can provide up to date and current information on your students on a regular basis.  

Pro Tip:
We recommend updating your student data no less than once a semester/quarter/term. 

Curriculum32 mins

  • Importer Training ~32mins
  • Video Guided Training (to gain access) ~12mins
  • Analysis Messages ~7mins
  • Importer Job Statuses ~4mins
  • Failed Rows and Resubmitting Your File ~6mins
  • Handling Pending Student Requests ~3mins
  • Next Steps and Additional Resources
  • Course Survey
  • Importer FAQ & Best Practices
  • Importer FAQs with a Handshake Expert ~17mins
  • Importer FAQ & Best Practices
  • Importing Alumni FAQs with Handshake Expert ~12mins
  • Importing Alumni FAQ & Best Practices

About this course

Handshake uses and Importer Tool which allows you to pull in data such as our student information so that you have access to it inside the platform.

In this course you will learn:

  • What is the importer?
  • How to gain access?
  • Creating & uploading a File
  • Reviewing errors & downloading failed rows

Who should take this course?
- anyone who will be charged with the task of updating student data for your campus. For some teams, this is a member of IT or your Handshake Point of Contact
- this person should have access to your registrar or other department that can provide up to date and current information on your students on a regular basis.  

Pro Tip:
We recommend updating your student data no less than once a semester/quarter/term. 

Curriculum32 mins

  • Importer Training ~32mins
  • Video Guided Training (to gain access) ~12mins
  • Analysis Messages ~7mins
  • Importer Job Statuses ~4mins
  • Failed Rows and Resubmitting Your File ~6mins
  • Handling Pending Student Requests ~3mins
  • Next Steps and Additional Resources
  • Course Survey
  • Importer FAQ & Best Practices
  • Importer FAQs with a Handshake Expert ~17mins
  • Importer FAQ & Best Practices
  • Importing Alumni FAQs with Handshake Expert ~12mins
  • Importing Alumni FAQ & Best Practices