25Live Tips and Tricks

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Tip #1: "Starring"  staryour Favorite Locations, Events or Organizations

If you regularly request a certain location/resource or submit an event for a certain organization, making that item your favorite by starring it, will allow you quick access to information for that item. Information may include location or resource availability, calendar of events for that location or resource, list of events sponsored by an organization, and much more.

To star star an item

    1. Click on the hollow star icon hollow star next to the item (location, resource, organization, event)
    2. The icon will change from hollow to the color yellow .
    3. When you go to the 25Live Home page, the starred item will appear. Whenever you sign into 25Live, your starred items will always appear on the right side of the 25Live Home page.

To un-star hollow star an item

    1. Click on the yellow star icon star. The icon will change from yellow to hollow.
    2. The item will be removed from the 25Live Home page.

Tip #2: Checking Location Availability

To check the availability of non-starred locations,

    1. From the Quick Search section on the 25Live Home page, enter the name of the location in the "Search Locations" field and click "Go".
      Remember to add a space between the building abbreviation and the room name. (Example: SC 206B)
    2. Click the "Availability" tab to display the availability grid.
    3. To change the date, click on the date link above the grid.

To check the availability of starred locations,

    1. From the 25Live Home Home tab, click on the link titled "See When These Locations Are Available" at the bottom of the "Your Starred Location" section.
    2. An availability grid will appear with a list of all of your starred locations.
    3. To change the date, click on the date link above the grid.
    4. Click on the white box to request the space at the time you need. An icon of a white tablet and pencil will appear indicating the space is available.
    5. Green blocks indicate events are in that location during that time. Gray boxes indicate that the location is closed during that time. White boxes indicate that the location is available during that time.

 

Tip #3: Checking the status of a Request

Log into 25Live

    1. From the 25Live Home Page, scroll down to the "Your Events" section.
    2. Click on the link titled "n Events in which you are the Scheduler".
    3. Click the "List" tab and locate the event.
    4. After locating your event, view the "State" column for your event. If it has "Confirmed", your event has been approved and you have the requested space. If it states "Draft", your event has not been processed.