At first glance, a zero (0) enrollment might show an empty section; however, often times there are dropped students still enrolled in the section and might even have other data attached such as attendance and grades. All of these pieces must be addressed to clear the database and avoid orphaned records. If a dropped student has grades in the section it should NOT be deleted if (1)enrollment in section is > 20 days and (2)grades have been stored for that course. Before contacting the SIS Technician to delete empty sections, ensure all the dropped students have been removed along with their attendance codes (or grades have been transferred as mentioned above). The exit dates also need to be set accordingly.
To remove dropped student from section:
Once all of these steps have been completed, contact the SIS Technician to delete the truly empty section.