• Program type: Incoming plus icon minus icon
  • The incoming program type is primarily used by institutions to collect information about incoming exchange students. Its primary characteristic is that the programs can be restricted to only allow ... See more
  • Program type: Incident Report plus icon minus icon
  • This program type is a stripped down application that does not implement many features.  It is a simple way for an applicant to fill out the Incident Report application either with a questionnaire ... See more
  • Program Templates plus icon minus icon
  • OverviewThe program template functionality allows an administrator to build the basic structure of a program once and save it for use with every new program assigned to a specific program group. Th... See more
  • Program Ratings and Reviews plus icon minus icon
  • Program ratings and reviews can be collected through a questionnaire and the information can be displayed on program brochure pages for marketing purposes:   Jump to Video Configuring Ratings an... See more
  • Program Listings in the Public Program Search plus icon minus icon
  • Overview The public program search functionality in Terra Dotta software offers applicants seven different options, or program listings, for locating and exploring a site's programs. This article ... See more
  • Profile Statuses plus icon minus icon
  • There are three possible statuses for profiles: Complete |  Inc: Required | Inc: Non-required. Profile statuses are not used extensively in Terra Dotta; however, they do appear on the search result... See more
  • Profile Search plus icon minus icon
  • The Profile Search tool allows you to quickly find a particular user or group of users based on core parameters, program parameters, and applicant parameters.To access the Profile Search too... See more
  • Process Version Management plus icon minus icon
  • Process Version Management (PVM) is a system that allows a Terra Dotta Software application process to change over time and maintain accurate records of the past application activity. A... See more
  • Principal/Dependent Applications and Profiles plus icon minus icon
  • This article refers to the Principal/Dependent Applications feature as it appears in the Admin Console's Application Admin Manager.  Overview Within Terra Dotta Study Abroad, admins have the abilit... See more
  • Preventing External Applicants from Applying to Programs plus icon minus icon
  • DescriptionYou may wish to ensure that only applicants from your organization can apply to programs. This can be done on a global level, or as a per-program setting.ResolutionTo bar external... See more
  • Preparing for Staff Departure plus icon minus icon
  • If a staff member will no longer be working in your office, there are several things you can do before they leave to ensure a smooth transition: If the administrator who is ... See more
  • PerforMax3 TD Connect Integration plus icon minus icon
  • Overview This article introduces the PerforMax3 TD Connect integration and covers the following topics: The PerforMax3 TD Connect Integration Permissions & Settings Applicant View Overview Video ... See more
  • Pending alias status not visible to applicants plus icon minus icon
  • Description If you have created an alias for the Pending status, you may encounter the following scenario. You want to notify an applicant that his application has been tentatively approv... See more
  • Obtaining Username and Password plus icon minus icon
  • This article describes how applicants and admin can obtain their username and password. Both applicants and admin use the public section of the Terra Dotta Software. If you are an applicant, you mu... See more
  • Non-Processed Applications plus icon minus icon
  • Overview A non-processed application is used when an office needs to keep an application on file for an individual but does not need the applicant to log in to their site to take ... See more
  • Mobile Locator Tool plus icon minus icon
  • Certain features of Terra Dotta are now optimized for a mobile format. To use this feature, you can simply enter a link into your phone's browser. The link to access this feature is a sub link of ... See more
  • Mapping to the Study Abroad Directory plus icon minus icon
  • If you are subscribing or publishing to the Study Abroad Directory, then you will need to map the program parameters so that your site can easily accept information from and share information with ... See more
  • Map Results plus icon minus icon
  • The Map Results tool is a way to use the longitude and latitude data gathered in addresses of your applicants to plot a visual map of the results of an application search.  ... See more
  • Applicant Journal Entries plus icon minus icon
  • Important Note: This feature is specific to classic Terra Dotta functionality and is not available for use in the Modern Applicant Experience.  Enabling the Journal Feature as a Global SettingThe j... See more
  • Managing Titles and Departments plus icon minus icon
  • The Titles and Departments tool enables the Staff Admin to manage or add job titles, departments and descriptions. To access this tool, go to Staff > Title/Dept.Admin on the Admin home page. A list... See more
  • Managing the Image Library plus icon minus icon
  • The Image Library tool enables you to manage images that you can link to using any WYSIWYG Editor. When building a page in the WYSIWYG Editor, you can upload new images to the Image Library that ca... See more
  • Managing Staff Permissions plus icon minus icon
  •   The Staff Permissions feature allows an admin to assign access permissions to features and functionality and manage user groups in Terra Dotta.   This article covers the following topics related ... See more
  • Managing Site Documents plus icon minus icon
  • The Document Center tool is available to administrators who have document center permissions, enabling them to manage the documents that are needed on your site. The Document Center is a central re... See more
  • Managing Site Content Using Site Builder plus icon minus icon
  • Terra Dotta's Site Builder feature provides options from which an admin can manage home page content, links, menus, and other site-related content.   This article covers the following topics relate... See more
  • Managing Reminder Emails plus icon minus icon
  • This tool enables you to customize the schedule for reminder emails. To manage reminders, go to Process > Reminders .   The Process > Reminders tab section is used for the following: Setting the r... See more
  • Managing Questionnaires plus icon minus icon
  • Important Note: This article covers questionnaire management prior to the Terra Dotta Study Abroad 20.0 release of the Admin Console in January 2020. For information on available functionality aft... See more
  • Managing Question Items plus icon minus icon
  • Important Note: Check out the Admin Console's Content Management section which offers a dedicated space for building process elements. This includes the use of the Questionnaire Builder to create ... See more
  • Managing Program Terms plus icon minus icon
  • The Program Terms tool allows you to name the periods of time during which your programs take place. To access this setting, navigate to Settings > Terms. You are taken to a page with a list of cur... See more
  • Managing Program Partner Institutions plus icon minus icon
  • Partner Institutions in Terra Dotta software refer to any foreign institution from which you will accept incoming applications.  Incoming programs can be configured to allow applications to be star... See more
  • Managing Program Parameters plus icon minus icon
  • The Program Parameters Admin tool is used to provide your account with the list of attributes that the programs offered through your institution contain. All the data that is used to describe progr... See more