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Workday Resources for Faculty

Workday is now CCA's academic system of record and where you will manage your teaching assignments.


Introducing the Teaching Dashboard

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You now have a Teaching Dashboard for teaching-related resources, accessible by clicking the Teaching icon from your Workday home page (under Applications).

Workday does not have a built-in function for you to email your students. However, you can generate a list of registered students' emails for any of your classes, which can easily be copied and pasted into an email message. You can find further instructions below.

Use the guides linked in the sidebar for detailed instructions on your primary tools and tasks, including course section updates, schedule/roster access, and submitting grades.

Find some general tips below, then dive into the guides as needed. You can install the WalkMe browser extension for additional onscreen support in Workday.


Dashboard Reports Menu

Teaching Dashboard Reports in Workday

While some information displays directly on the Teaching Dashboard, you can access additional data from the reports menu:

View Teaching Schedule

  • Get details for all your course sections in a specified term.

Student Rosters for Current/Upcoming/Past Courses

  • View details for students registered in your course sections, including photo and email.


Read the My Teaching Schedule + Roster Step by Step Guide for more details on the reports above.


Request Course Section Update

  • Submitted requests route to Program Managers, who input updates in the system
  • Update course section description and/or title
  • Add course section materials such as textbooks and e-readers

Read Course Section Updates: Section Title, Description, + Textbooks for additional instruction.


Access Grading Tools + Student Emails Using "Related Actions"

1) Hover over a link to your course section, but do not click it

2) Instead, click the Related Actions button (it looks like a Twinkie):

3) Under the Actions menu, hover over Course Section Definition, then click to view or grade your roster

4) To view a list of student emails instead, hover over Reports, then click Roster Email List

  • Roster Email List provides a simple list of student emails that can be highlighted, copied, and pasted into an email message.
  • Alternatively, use the Send email to class function on the Portal course section details page for any class you teach.

See the graphic below, and read the Submit Grades Step by Step Guide for additional detail on grading.

Where to Find Course Section Links:

Use Related Actions to access grading tools (or the roster email list) from your:

  1. View Teaching Schedule report
  2. My Students by Course - Current and Upcoming worklet
  3. Student Rosters for Current/Upcoming/Past Courses reports*


*In these reports, use Related Actions on the magnifying glass icon in the Section Actions column:

Related Actions on Section Actions

Printable Class Rosters

My Students by Course - Current and Upcoming worklet

Roster information is available in several different reports within your Teaching Dashboard, but most of these reports are not optimized for printing.

One of the easiest ways to view your print-friendly class roster is from the My Students by Course - Current and Upcoming worklet on your Teaching Dashboard.


1a. Click the slice of the donut chart that corresponds to the desired class, then click View Details to open a popup view of your class roster.

  • Note that co-located courses are listed separately in Workday, including distinct enrollments/roster views.
  • For a consolidated view of rosters for all of your scheduled course sections, use the Student Rosters for Current/Upcoming/Past Courses.

1b. Alternatively, click on the blue number in the Enrollments column corresponding to the class you wish to view.


  1. View real-time roster information in the resulting popup, or use the printer or Excel icons at the top right of the table to export a printable pdf or a spreadsheet of the roster, respectively.

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Courses, Course Sections, and Course Naming Conventions

Use the resources below to learn how Workday distinguishes courses from course sections and how you can use course naming conventions in order to tell the difference.