Find it: People Management >> View Contacts >> Add New Contact
You can add a new students to REACH at any time by going to the People Management menu.
For adding new Students there are 4 compulsory sections that you need to add data to in order for the Parent or Guardian to function correctly in REACH.
1. Personal Information
Personal Information is where we the primary personal details about a student. Compulsory fields are highlighted in Green and other beneficial fields are highlighed in Yellow.
Date of Birth
The Security Tab is where we set the user type and their access credentials to REACH. Compulsory fields are
Role Type in REACH (Select Boarder)
Pasword / Confirm Password
Setting the Metadata for the student is a critical step. This identified the Dorm and Grade that a student belongs to. Both of these fields are necessary for the student to appear in your various student lists (eg: Kiosk view, Rollcalls, etc). Your Grade and Dorm options are preset selectable fields. Your Dorm and Grade levels are set in the "Lookups" section of your System Configuration.(see System Config >> Lookups)
Select the Students Current location
Select the House/Dorm that a student belongs to
Select the Year/Grade that a student belongs to
4. Set the Parent, Guardian & Host Associations
Once a Student is created you then need to ensure that they have their parents associated to them. If no parents or guardians are associated to a student then you will receive error messages when a student o parent is attempting to create a leave request.