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Directory Assistant Feature

The "Assistant" field on the online Campus Directory lets calendar managers and meeting planners know who to contact to set up a meeting or conference call. Follow these steps to add or delete assistant information to the directory.

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1. Open the Update Directory Listing form.

  • If you want to modify your own listing (change your assistant):
    • Open MyDirectory. You can also link from the "MyServices" list on the right side of the Blink home page.
    • Enter your Single Sign-On user ID and password.
  • If you want to modify someone else's listing (change their assistant):
    • Look up the name in the directory at the top of every Blink page.
    • Click the link at the bottom of the information page to request changes to the directory information.
    • Enter your Single Sign-On user ID and password.

2. To add an assistant:

  • Click Change Assistant in the "Assistant" field.
  • When the Assistant Search page opens, enter the name of the assistant.
  • Click Search.
  • From the search results, select the assistant.
  • The assistant's name, phone number, and location will be transferred to the "Update" form.
  • Proceed to step 4.

3. To delete an existing assistant:

  • Click Delete Assistant in the "Assistant" field.
  • Proceed to step 4.

4. Submit the changes.

  • Enter the name and phone number of the person approving the change.
  • Click Submit Changes.

5. Review the information in the online directory.

  • The assistant information will be reflected in the online directory in 1 or 2 business days. It will not be included in the paper directory.
  • The listing will display:
    • On the faculty or staff person's directory page, the assistant's information will show in a box on the right side.
    • On the assistant's directory page, a box titled "Assistant to" will list the names (as links) of the people he or she assists.

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Note: This page has a friendly link that's easy to remember: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/directory-asst