How do I mark a student late or add a reason for a student's absence?

Was your student absent due to a sickness or late to class? You can easily add these additional attendance notes regarding a student’s absence.

Start by clicking on the label icon that appears next to the check-mark and “x” icon. A unique dropdown will appear based on whether the student is present or absent. If you are creating a note about an absent student, the default options will be “sick” or “vacation” and if creating a note about a present student, the default option will be "late".

Step 1:

Start by clicking on the label icon that appears next to the check-mark and X icon. A unique dropdown will appear based on whether the student is present or absent.

Step 2:

If you are creating a note about an absent student, the default options will be “sick” or “vacation” and if creating a note about a present student, the default option will be "late". Select whichever applies.

Step 3:

You can create custom notes by clicking on the “Other” option. When you do, a window will appear where you can write your own note, just be sure to keep it within 10 characters!

Swiping

Step 1:

Simply swipe from the right to the left on a student who is currently marked as absent and you will see options to quickly mark them as sick or on vacation. Tap on the appropriate option.

If a student is late, simply keep them marked present and swipe left to mark them as late.

Long Pressing

Step 1:

Simply press and hold on a student to bring up an option to mark them as sick or on vacation.

Custom Reasons

Step 1:

You can swipe the student and tap on the grey Other button, or you can long press on the student and choose Other Reason as shown in the photos above.

Removing a Reason for Absence

Step 1:

To remove the reason for the student's absence, you can either swipe and tap the Remove Reason button, or long press on the student and choose Remove

Swiping

Step 1:

Simply swipe from the right to the left on a student who is currently marked as absent and you will see options to quickly mark them as sick or on vacation. Tap on the appropriate option.

If a student is late, simply keep them marked present and swipe left to mark them as late.

Long Pressing

Step 1:

Simply press and hold on a student to bring up an option to mark them as sick or on vacation.

Custom Reasons

Step 1:

You can swipe the student and tap on the grey Other button, or you can long press on the student and choose Other Reason as shown in the photos above.

Removing a Reason for Absence

Step 1:

To remove the reason for the student's absence, you can either swipe and tap the Remove Reason button, or long press on the student and choose Remove