Frequently Asked Questions

General Help
Learning Opportunities
My Account

General Functions

How do I login to the Training Registration and Information Network?

The Login button is located in the upper-right corner of every screen. Enter your Unique ID and Novell password into the indicated fields. Click the "Login" button.

How do I use the navigation bar?

The navigation bar is located in the upper-left corner of every screen. It tracks the previous sections you have visited. The figure below shows that you have come from the Welcome page and are currently viewing the Learning Opportunities page.

What can the tables in this system do for me?

Throughout the system a special type of table is used. It provides additional features beyond just showing the data. You can sort by specific columns. It divides large numbers of items into multiple pages for easier viewing. The figure below illustrates how to use these features.

What are announcements?

Announcements are messages posted by the Administrative Staff.

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Learning Opportunities

How do I register for a session?

  1. Login to the TRAIN system.
  2. Click on "Learning Opportunities".
  3. Click on "Topics" to go to the View Topics page .
  4. Click on a Topic Name to go to Topic Details page.
  5. Click on a Workshop Code to go to Workshop Details page.
  6. Below the workshop information will be a list of sections. Click on a Section to view the Session Details.
  7. Review the information on the Session Details page for accuracy.
  8. Select a seat type, if required.
  9. Click on the "Register for Session" button.
  10. A 'Registration Successful' message will verify you have registered for the session.
  11. Click on the word 'here' or Learning Opportunities from the top navigation bar to go back to the Learning Opportunities page.

What does the Session Status mean?

Pending - a session that is eligible for enrollment but has not been confirmed

Confirmed - a session that has received the minimum registrations required within a predetermined time frame.

Tentative - a session has not met the minimum required enrollment within a predetermined time frame.

In Progress - a session that has been held and is waiting for session outcomes to be entered.

Completed - a session which has been held and outcomes have been entered.

Cancelled - a session which has been cancelled because it did not meet the minimum enrollment required to hold the session. Or some circumstance beyond the trainers control deemed it necessary to cancel and/or reschedule.

Note: You may register for any session that is Pending, Tentative or Confirmed.

What is a workshop?

A workshop is a training program focusing on teaching specific skills; similiar to class.

What is a topic?

A topic is group of related workshops

What is a session?

A session is a specific instance of a workshop, similiar to a class section

What is a career path?

A career path is a predefined set of workshops pertaining to a specific skill

What can the advanced search do for me?

The advanced search can provide the capability for a general user to search specific sessions by entering the criteria for Topic name, Workshop name, Department name, Campus name, Status and/or Training Period. On the Search Results screen you can sort the columns by clicking on the column heading.

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My Account

How do I find out what sessions I have registered for?

  1. Login to the TRAIN system.
  2. Click on "My Account".
  3. Click on "Enrollment History" or "Current Enrollments".

How do I cancel a session I have registered for?

  1. Login in to the TRAIN system.
  2. Click on "My Account".
  3. Click "Current Enrollments".
  4. Select the session you would like to cancel.
  5. Click the "Cancel Enrollment" button to cancel the selected sessions.

What is a user profile?

The user profile lets you view the information TRAIN has on file and may use to contact you. The user profile allows you to indicate the name you would like to appear on session rosters and certificates. Any other contact information in your user profile can be updated using the Miami University directory (PHonebook).

How can I change my user profile?

  1. Login in to the TRAIN system.
  2. Click on "My Account".
  3. Click on "Update Personal Contact Information".
  4. Enter your nickname into the text box.
  5. Click the "Save Changes" button.

What is the message list?

The message list contains messages sent to you by the registration system. You will only receive messages that pertain to sessions you are enrolled in. Messages will also be sent to your email address.

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