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Becoming an expert in Online registration
Becoming an expert in Online registration

Use the online registration process to collect a variety of information from families and avoid filing cabinets full of paper forms.

Jacob Van Scoyoc avatar
Written by Jacob Van Scoyoc
Updated over a week ago

Back to school is a busy and exciting time of year and jmc is here to help office professionals organize the chaos with the online registration tools in jmc Office.

Empower families to submit information, sign forms, and answer health and general questions all from the comfort of their own homes while you sit back and review collected the submissions.

Let's take a look at the three key components of Online Registration and how your district can streamline your back to school night!

Setting up Online Registration

Online Registration is a powerful process that allows you to directly connect with the families in your district. By effectively setting up online registration in jmc, you can strengthen that connection with your families and successfully collect the information you need to ensure a safe and productive school year for their children.

  • Create customizable start and finish instructions for display in jmc Family to clearly guide your families through the online registration process.

  • Enable the proper district and building level access permissions to allow families to edit and submit the appropriate information for your school.

  • Compose precise health and custom fields questions to collect permissions, medical emergency plans, allergy information and more.

  • Upload forms and enabling electronic signatures to allow families to sign consent and acknowledgement forms.

Receiving Family Submissions

Once you have set up the components of online registration and enabled the registration process, it's time to sit back and collect incoming family registration submissions. jmc will alert you to pending registration submissions so you can review and automatically merge data into the proper location in jmc!

  • Alerts for pending contact submissions appear on the jmc Office home page. Simply click the blue link to visit the page that needs your attention.

  • Head to jmc Family > Online Registration > Merge Data to review, accept or reject all student, contact and emergency contact submissions.

  • Head to jmc Family > Online Registration > Form Signatures to view form signatures or manually record paper signatures.

Reviewing Progress with the Progress Dashboard

As your families complete the online registration process, keep track of your school's progress with the Progress Dashboard. Quickly view the families that have completed the process and make contact with those that still have some work to do. Make sure all of your students are registered before the first day of school by utilizing the dashboards many tools.

  • Filter specific grades, families, students and advisors to view the registration progress of different subgroups in your school.

  • View families with negative lunch or tuition and fees balances to collect outstanding debts prior to the start of the school year.

  • Sort by families that still need to sign forms or submit free and reduced meals applications to complete the registration process.

  • Use the links in the "Quick Links" section to quickly communicate with families that need to complete parts of the online registration process.

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