Enable New Year Transition Mode

New Year Transition Mode hides new year scheduling information from students, parents, and teachers until schedules are finalized while still allowing them to access PlusPortals. This feature ensures uninterrupted communication of events and announcements during your transition to the new year.

When New Year Transition Mode is enabled:

  • The Homeroom field on the student and parent Demographics tabs is not automatically hidden.

    To hide the Homeroom field, follow these steps:

    • Click Permissions, and then click Students. Scroll down to Demographics, clear the Homeroom check box, and then click Save Settings.
    • Click Permissions, and then click Parents. Scroll down to Demographics, clear the Homeroom check box, and then click Save Settings.

  • The StudentPlus, ParentPlus, and TeacherPlus mobile apps are inaccessible until the next update for each app.
  • The Login As feature hides scheduling information from admin users when they log in as a student or parent. This ensures that admin users see exactly what students or parents see when they log in.

    You can access the Login As feature by clicking Login Icon next to a user on the Students or Parents tab of the Manage Accounts page.

  • Teachers can still view their students' current scheduling information on the Students tab.
  • Group heads can still view group members' current scheduling information in their student details.

To enable New Year Transition Mode, follow these steps:

  1. On the navigation bar, click Manage Accounts, and then click Settings.
  2. Under New Year Transition Mode, for every user group for whom you want to activate New Year Transition Mode, click the Active for [user] toggle to switch it to Yes.

    Enable New Year Transition Mode

  3. At the bottom of the screen, click Save.

This topic was last updated on February 08, 2019.


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