Fall 2020 Guidance
In response to COVID-19, university courses and operations remain predominantly online for fall.

LOIS How-to for Faculty

LOIS How-to Information for Faculty: Logging In, Class Rosters, Web Advising, and Web Grading.

For assistance searching current course information, please see our LOIS course search tips page.

General LOIS help can be found on the IT LOIS page.

  • Logging In to LOIS

    Log in to LOIS using your Lesley username and password.

    If you cannot remember your username or password click on the "What's My User ID" and/or "What's My Password" link at the lower right of the screen, and follow the prompts.

    Help is available by clicking on the "Support" tab.

    Always remember to log out of your account when finished.

  • WebAdvising Instructions

    For advisors of undergraduate students to certify that advisees have met with their faculty or academic advisor and are approved to WebReg.

    • Log in to LOIS using your Lesley username and password.
    • Click the "Faculty" bar.
    • Click on "Advisor Registration Approval".
    • Your advisee list will be displayed, listing student name, email address, and a "Student Advised" column
    • By clicking on the box(es) in the "Student Advised" column to enter a check mark, you certify that the student has been advised and is allowed to register for classes via the online information service.
    • If desired, you may clear the check box (to remove registration authorization from a student) by clicking again.
    • Be sure to click "Submit" to update the students' records.
    • Return to Advisor Registration Approval to check that your students are cleared.

    Remember to log out when finished.

  • Class Roster Instructions

    Use these instructions to check your class roster:

    • Log in to LOIS using your Lesley username and password.
    • Click the "Faculty" bar.
    • Click on "Class Roster."


    • Enter the term information using the drop-down list box.


    • Enter the start and end dates (both dates must be entered) to define the date range.
    • Click "submit".

    Remember to log out when finished.

  • Web Grading Instructions

    For a grading scale, see our grading resources page.

    If you prefer, you can find our online grading how-to screencast on YouTube.

    • Log in to LOIS using your Lesley username and password.
    • Click the "Faculty" bar.
    • Under Faculty Information, click on "Grading".
    • Select either Semester or date range; click Submit.
    • Choose either Final or Midterm/Intermediate from the drop-down menu. Select the class you wish to grade, click Submit.
    • Enter a grade for each student you wish to grade.  
      • You can enter grades for some or all students on the roster.
      • If a student on your roster is graduating, there will be an asterisk next to the student's name.
      • When entering a grade of AW, you must enter the date the student last attended the course.
      • For students who never attended the course, click the "Never Attended" box. 
    • When all grades are entered, click Submit.
    • A confirmation page will appear, showing only grades you entered. If you skipped any students, those names will not appear in the confirmation list.
    • You can also confirm grades by returning to the roster a second time. The grade roster will reflect all grades recorded, and the names of any students skipped will also appear, without grades.