Description of Data Element 01405
NAME: Session Flag
FILES/TABLES: IAF IRD
An indicator used by the universities to uniquely identify
a session of less than 10 weeks within a summer term or less
than full term for fall and spring terms.
DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE ERROR LEVEL
MISSING OR INVALID CRITICAL
FREQUENCY COUNTS WILL BE PERFORMED ON FREQUENCY
Each university should establish an identifier for each summer
session which is less than 10 weeks and for each fall and spring
session which is less than the entire term. For a summer session
of 10 or more weeks or a fall/spring sessions which lasts the
entire term this field should be coded zero.
---for Summer Sessions
If a university has two summer sessions of less than 10 weeks,
each session should have a unique indicator (e.g. The first 'A'
and the second 'B') while the sessions of 10 or more weeks should
all be coded zero.
--for Fall and Spring Sessions
If a university has two sessions which are less than the entire
term, each session should have a unique indicator. Sessions which
last for the entire term should be coded zero.
For Summer For Fall/Spring
0 Long Term
Session greater Session which last
than or equal to the entire term
1-9, A-Z Short Term
Session less Session which last
than 10 weeks less than the full term
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: X(01)
COLUMN NAME: SESS_FLG
SHORT NAME: SESSFLG
CREATE-CHANGE DATE: 08/09/06
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