Understanding Enrollment Types

An enrollment status or enrollment type describes the different ways a student can be associated with a class. These include Active, Trial, Make Up, Single Day and Wait.  Any time you create an enrollment as a staff member or approve an enrollment request, you have the opportunity to choose the appropriate enrollment status from a drop-down menu.

Each enrollment status has a unique purpose. Reports can be used to pull lists of students based on the enrollment status and enrollment dates.

Active: The Active status is for a standard enrollment, to indicate the student is actively enrolled in the class as of the start and drop dates entered on the enrollment.

Trial: The Trial status is for free trial enrollments in classes. These trial enrollments will count toward the maximum enrollment capacity established on the class.

Make Up: The Make Up status is used to signal students who are making up for missed enrollment dates. Make Up enrollments are also considered free within the system and will count toward the maximum enrollment capacity on classes. 

Single Day: The Single Day enrollment status is used to enroll a student for a single class session.  In contrast to Make Up or Trial enrollments, there is a fee associated with these enrollments. Single Day enrollments will count toward the maximum enrollment capacity established on the class.

Please refer to our "Single Day Enrollments" document for more information on configuring and creating Single Day enrollments. 

Wait: The Wait status places the student's enrollment on a wait list for the class with a time and date stamp for the request. Waitlisted students can then be added as an active enrollment to the class when a spot opens up (To give your staff complete control over the enrollment process, this is not done automatically).

Please refer to our "Wait List Enrollments" document for more information on creating Wait List enrollments. 

Additional Recommendations: When moving students from one enrollment type to another (such as from a Waitlisted enrollment to an Active enrollment), it is always important to consider the history that you want left behind on the student's enrollment records. For example, to maintain a record that the student was on the wait list, but then switched to an active enrollment, you will want to put a drop date on the original wait list enrollment, then create a brand new enrollment starting the next day with the active status. Simply changing the status on the enrollment from Wait to Active will not preserve the history of the previous enrollment status.

Enrollment Start Date: As of 12:00 AM on this date, the student will be considered active in their enrollment.

Enrollment Drop Date: As of 11:59 PM on this date, the student is dropped from their enrollment.


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