Online registration is a great time to alert families of any changes coming to your district or remind them of tasks that need to be completed before school starts again in the fall. Use jmc's registration messages to knock this out and control which student data is viewable by families during the registration process.

In jmc Office log into a building and head to jmc Family > Online Registration > Setup > Configuration Options to get started.

Step One: Click the "Click to expand District Settings" link to view all settings.

Step Two: Click the "Click to expand Start Instructions for Families Settings" link to view the start instructions for families, which are seen by all families on the "Instructions" tab at the start of the registration process.

Step Three: Enter instructions for families in the “District-wide Start Instructions for Families” field.

Fun Fact: Add a little pizzazz to your instructions using the formatting tools. Font, weight, size, the sky's the limit! Even insert a link by using the globe icon.

Step Four: Click the "Click to expand Finish Instructions for Families Settings" link to view the next-step instructions for families, which are the instructions viewable at the end of the registration process after the family has finished submitting their information.

Step Five: Enter next steps for families in the “District-wide Finish Instructions for Families” field.

Step SIx: Click the "Click to expand Family Permissions Settings" link to view the District-wide Family Permissions settings.

Step Seven: Place a checkmark in the “Allow Parents/Contacts to submit Parent/Contact Information and turn on the Registration Process” checkbox to turn on the Online Family Registration feature for your families.

Step Eight: Place a checkmark in the “Allow Parents/Contacts to view Parent/Contact Information” checkbox to allow families to view and edit their contact information.

Helpful Tip: Check with your state's department of education to see if you should include Digital Equity questions for your families during the registration process. If so, place a checkmark in the “Allow Parents/Contacts to answer Digital Equity (Remote Learning) Questions” checkbox to allow families to respond to remote learning questions.

Step Nine: Click the "Click to expand Meals Application Settings" link to view the District-wide Meals Application Information settings.

Step Ten: Place a checkmark in the “Allow Parents/Contacts to access online Meals Application” checkbox to allow families to fill out their free and reduced school meals application online.

Step Eleven: Click the "Save" button to save your district settings changes.

Helpful Tip: Choose the "Click to Collapse District Settings" link to hide your
district settings for easier navigation before specifying your building settings.

Next, learn more about Customizing building online registration settings.

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