Create custom absence type

This tutorial is for Administrators

Create absence type codes for use by staff, parents and guardians.

Step one: view custom absence types


  • Click Attendance > Absent Notes > Manage types.

Step two: create custom absence type

  • Click New Absent Note Type.

  • Name the type.

Step three: choose settings

Link an attendance code to an absence type, and allow parents to use it.

  • Select Attendance code…

  • Select Yes to allow parents to use it.

Step four: save & close

  • Click Add.

Step five: disable the absence type (optional)

If an absent note type is not to be used any longer, it can be disabled.

  • Click > Disable.

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