It's time to get prepared for the new school year! Setting term dates in jmc Office sets the wheels in motion for gradebook and attendance functions within jmc Teacher and jmc Office. Whether your district utilizes quarters, semesters, trimesters, hexes or any combination thereof, setting term dates on the jmc Office calendar at the beginning of the school year will help get your year off to a smooth start.

To set term dates, navigate to Attendance > Calendar > Days in jmc Office.

Step One: Select the "Term Dates" radio button to enter and edit term begin and end dates.

Step Two: Double-click the gray bar on the day that represents either the start or the end of the term to open the grading term dates editing window.

Helpful Tip: Weekend days remain editable but are greyed out on the calendar to help you identify typical school days.

Fun Fact: jmc automatically sets the start date for your first term and the end date for your last term according to the first and last day of school selection on the district level.

Step Three: Select the grading terms that take effect on the selected day by placing a checkmark in the appropriate term checkbox.

Step Four: Click the "Save" button to update your selected term date and click the "Close" button to return to the calendar view.

Helpful Tip: Take a peek at your terms dates by clicking the "View Term Dates" quick link on the side!

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