Add a Student or Staff Member

Before you can customize and manage information about students and staff members, you must first add them to the database.

Add a Student

  1. On the AdminPlus toolbar, click New > Student > Manual Entry.
  2. Click the student's grade level, and then click Select.
  3. In the Add or Edit Names for Student or Staff dialog box, and then do the following:

    • Enter the student's Last Name and First Name.

      Enter Student Name

      The Middle Name field is optional.

    • Verify that the following are correct:

      • Entry Date: the date the student enters the school
      • Entry Code: the way the student enters the school
      • Language

      Add Student Names

    • Click Next [F10].
  4. In the Household Lookup dialog box, do one of the following:

    • Click an existing student record to connect to another student at the same address, and then click This student is in the household of [Student Name] [F10].

      By default, existing students with the same last name are displayed. To connect to an existing student with a different last name, click Any Last Name for Display Which Students.

    • Click This student belongs to a new household [F2] to assign a new Household ID.

    Select a Household

  5. If there's a scheduling year set in AdminPlus, the Adding: [Student Name] dialog box appears, prompting you to add the student to the scheduling year as well as the active year. To do this, click option 1 Add this member, and then click Next.

    Adding Student to Scheduling Year Dialog Box

    The Information message appears to confirm that the student has been added to both the active year and the scheduling year. The new Household ID that's been assigned to the student is listed in the message. Click Done to continue.

  6. If you've placed the student in the household of a student with a different last name, the Select Household Students' Contacts to Copy dialog box appears. Select the check boxes for all contacts you want to copy to the student, and then click Copy Selected Contacts.

    Select Household Student's Contacts to Copy For Dialog Box

  7. In the Adding: [Student Name] dialog box, click option 2 Enter demographics now for this student, and then click Next.

    Enter Student Demographics

    You're redirected to the Demographics screen to customize the student's demographic information.

Add a Staff Member

  1. On the AdminPlus toolbar, click New > Staff.

    If your school specifies whether a staff member is teaching or non-teaching and has enabled this distinction in AdminPlus, the Add Staff For dialog box appears. Click option 1 Teaching position or option 2 Non-teaching position.

    Add Teaching or Non-Teaching Staff Dialog Box

    To enable the teaching vs. non-teaching distinction, go to Data Base > New Files > Specs. [Alt + S]. Then, on the Page 2 tab of the Specifications: New Files dialog box, click Yes for Use Staff IDs 301 to 600.

  2. In the Add or Edit Names for Student or Staff dialog box, do the following:

    • Enter the staff member's Last Name and First Name.

      Add or Edit Names for Student or Staff Dialog Box

      The Middle Name field is optional.

    • Verify that the following are correct:

      • Entry Date (the date the staff member enters the school)
      • Entry Code (the way the staff member enters the school)
      • Language

      Add or Edit Names for Student or Staff Dialog Box

    • Click Next [F10].
  3. In the Adding: [Staff Member Name] dialog box, click option 2 Enter demographics now for this staff, and then click Next.

    Enter Staff Demographics

    You're redirected to the Demographics screen to customize the staff member's demographics.



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