Finishing a Term

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Setup
25Live Fields vs SIS Data
Key LYNX Settings
Setting Up Translation Tables
Mapping Event Names, Categories, and Attributes
Best Practices for Optimizer Partitions and Preferences
Standard Meeting Patterns
At the Start of Each Term
Roll courses/exams over from previous term
Initialize reference data in LYNX
Create extract sets
Tips for Import Extract Sets
Tips for Export Extract Sets
Create date exceptions
Test extract sets and import data into 25Live
Review errors and conflicts
Placing Classes Using Optimizer
Finalize bindings between sections
Review Best Practices for Optimizer Runs
Run the Optimizer to find placements
Tweak settings to improve your Optimizer results
Ongoing Throughout Term
Updates Throughout the Term
Ongoing Maintenance for LYNX
Finishing a Term
Final Exams
Tips For Final Exams in LYNX


When a term ends, there are no more updates in the SIS. LYNX doesn't need to process anything more, so you can get rid of your extract sets.

This is when you archive them, not delete them.

To archive an extract set, open the More Actions menu and select the Archive option. This will prevent updates from coming over (as if it's inactive) and hide it from view.

Don't forget to archive everything:

  • Import extract sets
  • Export extract sets
  • Exam extract sets

See Deleting and Archiving Extract Sets for instructions.

Why archive instead of delete?

Deleting an extract set is a signal to LYNX that you think its contents don't belong in 25Live. When you delete it, LYNX will do its best to delete any events it's imported.

In comparison, archiving an extract set just retires it from view in LYNX, while still maintaining the status of the classes in 25Live. It also remains available to review in case you want to use its details for copying later.