Initial Course Participation Instructions

As of Spring 2011, Purdue University will report Initial Course Participation (ICP), a Financial Aid requirement mandated by the Department of Education, for PWL and TSW campuses.

  • ICP records student presence in the classroom or an academic related participation such as Brightspace.
  • ICP will be reported for students who have attended a class at any time during the first through third week of the term for 16-week courses and during the first week of class for first eight and second eight week courses.
  • For courses that do not align with a traditional full term or eight-week session, instructors should report no later than the fourth class meeting.
  • ICP will be reported for sections that will be on the transcript only. If faculty will be assigning a grade (A-F , S, U, N, P) at the end of the class, then they should report ICP.
  • ICP will be open for faculty to report beginning the first day of the term.
  • From myPurdue Faculty Tab, look in the Tools channel and select Initial Course Participation.

Initial Course Participation Under Tools

  • Select term to enter reporting.

Select Term

  • Select course to report Initial Course participation, then Submit. Only gradable courses are required to be reported on.

Select a CRN

  • The number of students with ICP reported is displayed here.

Number of Students Display

  • Once you have selected a CRN, the page header will clearly indicate the number of 'participating', 'not participating,' and no action taken.

Initial Course Reporting Status

  • Scroll down to the roster to submit your reporting.

    Current ICP Status
  • The text in this column indicates the current reporting status.
    • Click on the box for any student you wish to report as participating.Reporting Choices
    • Or click the "Mark All Yes" button.
    • Read the acknowledgement and Submit.Submit Choices
    • Submit after each page.
    • To report on additional courses/CRNs, scroll to the bottom of the page and select CRN selection.CRN Selection
    • You may verify the status of your reporting on your My Courses channel.

MyCourses Channel

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