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Ad Astra Room Scheduler Instructions

PLEASE NOTE: Depending on personalized browser settings (pop-up blocker, etc.), the Astra Room Scheduler may not work in your preferred browser. If this is the case, please try to open the scheduler using another browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari).

  1. Go to the Campus Connection login screen and click "Ad Astra Room Scheduler" in the left navigation menu.

    Campus Connection Login Screen

    • This action typically opens a new browser tab or window (you man need to allow pop-ups for this web site)
    • Note: logging in to Campus Connection is not required

  2. Locate and click the "CALENDARS" tab.

    Calendars tab highlighted

  3. Locate and click the "Scheduling Calendars" link.

    Scheduling Calendars link highlighted

    • Note: be prepared for a delay as the system loads the campus calendars (there is no progress indicator)

  4. The system loads the campus calendars alphabetically with Bismarck State College's calendar selected by default. Click the drop-down arrow and select "NDSU Scheduling Calendar".

    Campus selection highlighted

    • Note: be prepared for a delay as the system loads the NDSU calendar (there is no progress indicator)

  5. The resulting screen should display a list of available rooms in the left side panel with a corresponding calendar of scheduled events for that room to the right.

    Room Calendar grid

    • The calendar for the first room in the list is displayed by default
    • Select and click on the desired room from the list on the left to view that room's calendar
    • By default, the current day will be the first day displayed on the calendar (see green highlight)
    • The calendar date may be changed by clicking on the calendar icon (see red highlight) and selecting a new starting date for the calendar
    • Click on the [Day], [Week], or [Month] tabs to switch the calendar view for the selected room

  6. View the calendar grid for the selected room and note the available times for the room.

  7. Click on the "ASTRA HOME" tab from the top navigation menu to proceed to the online reservation form.

  8. Click on the "Request an Event" link to advance to the "Event Request Wizard".

    Request an Event

  9. Select "NDSU Event Request Form" from the drop-down selection box, and click the [Next] button to continue to the form.

    Campus Event Form Selection

  10. Complete the necessary form fields and click the [Save] button at the top of the form to submit the completed Event Request Form.

    Event Request Form

  11. Read the confirmation message on the following screen and click the [Done] button when finished.

    Confirmation Message

    • Clicking the [Done] button returns the user to the "ASTRA HOME" screen

  12. As the confirmation message states, you will be notified by email of your event's status (via the email address provided on the form) once your event request has been approved.

PLEASE NOTE: Because the email notification is distributed by a third-party system (Campus Connection), the email message may be treated as spam and may be filtered into your "Junk Email" folder in Outlook. Please add the "" domain to the "Safe Senders" list in your "Junk Email Options" or contact the ITS Help Desk (231-8685, option #1) for assistance.

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Office of Registration and Records
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7981 / Toll Free: +1 (800) 608-6378 / Fax: (701) 231-8959
Campus address: Ceres Hall 110
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Last Updated: Monday, June 15, 2015 9:53:56 AM