page, you are able to set global settings for attendance as well as
location-based settings for it. The global settings are the default for the
entire system. In order for a location to have settings different from the
default, they must change the settings on their specific location by changing
the scope. The ability to adjust these settings is based on your permissions.
1. From the Main Sidebar, hover over Advanced Options.
2. Click Settings.
3. Click Attendance.
4. Choose the Scope to edit settings for. The default
is Account, which controls the
global settings for all locations. To change the scope, click Change and select the Location you want to edit settings for.
Make sure to click Set Scope once
the location is selected.
Controls settings regarding session
logs, specifically if users are automatically signed out, what the default
session log time will be, etc. These settings affect class attendance, center
attendance and event attendance.
Set a time
for a new log to be created if a
user has not signed out. Session logs require a user to sign in and sign out to
be created – this setting ensures that a log is created, even if the user
doesn’t sign out.
Set the default time for the new log that is
created if a user doesn’t sign out.
session logs must start and end on
the same date. This ensures that new logs created don’t straddle two days.
If desired, require users to sign out.
In order for
a new log to be created based on the inactivity period set above, check automatically sign users out after the activity
If desired, automatically sign users out when they
sign in to a different location. This ensures more accurate session logs.
limit users’ ability to edit session
logs after a set time limit.
set a required duration for a
session log to be valid. Any session logs that are shorter than the selected
time will be marked as invalid and the data will not be tracked.
Allows you to set limits on how early or late an
attendee can sign-in and still be counted as attending the course.
If desired, set a specific
time limit for signing in and out. This allows attendees to be counted as
signing in or out if they arrive early or stay late for the course.
If desired, set a required
presence percentage for attendance to count. This means that a user must be
present for a specific percentage of the course session for their attendance to
If desired, make these settings the default for all existing
courses. This will overwrite any settings that were created at the course
Allows you to customize the
available attendance statuses and identify which action will be tied to which
status. To do so, click customize.
available statuses will be listed. You are able to remove these statuses, give
them weight and set the key value for them.
additional statuses, click Add other
Set selection rules for each status. This
tells the system which attendance status to assign to the session based on when
the user signs in or out.
If desired, apply the changes to all previous course
attendance for a given term.