How to: Hide an event until a specific date

Applies to: Employee Training Management for Office 365/SharePoint online

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This article shows you how to add an enrollment start date to your events and trainings and hide them from your users until registration starts. It is a great feature if you do not want to show events and trainings before registration is allowed or if you are waiting for approval and still want to prepare it on your SharePoint site.

Add the ‘Enrollment Start’ column to the event form

In the Upcoming Events section select List Settings in the Settings menu

List Settings Employee Training Management

Select the Training Event content type

Training Event content type

Scroll down and select Add from existing site or list columns

Select Enrollment Start, Add and OK

Add enrollment start column

By default, the new column will be at the end of the form. It is possible to change the order of the column by clicking on Column order below Add from existing site or list column and decide where the Enrollment Start field should appeared.

Go back to the Scheduled Training Events list and you will be able to add an enrollment start when creating an event.

Set enrollment start

Hide events from users until enrollment starts

Select the All Upcoming Events list in the section For Learners

Scheduled Training Events list

Click on Edit current view

And configure the following filter to hide events before the enrollment date starts:

Configure filter

We hope these instructions are helpful. If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to [email protected]. We are happy to assist you!