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Easily deactivate students not in the roll (and keep current Students Active)

This is definitely a great week for Accudemia, it’s the 3rd update we've published!

This time the update was to make data administrators’ lives easier.  Whether for software security or licensing purposes administrators have to deactivate students that are not longer in the current enrollment data for the semester.  If you have a list of active students, now you can check this checkbox option in the Accudemia Data eXchange (or ADX - our import tool) that will inactivate any student that is not in that import CSV file.  This option states “Inactivate students not being imported” and is disabled by default so that you'll have to enable it to use this feature.

Import options

As an example:
  • In the first import CSV file for the semester you have four students (A, B, C and D) and you upload it to Accudemia all those students will be active.
  • And the next CSV file you’re uploading only has A, C and D which will keep them active.
  • The end result using this option will have B become inactive in Accudemia.
Please note that the students you are uploading will not get activated automatically however unless you specify it in the CSV file.  To make the students you upload active you still need to add an “Active” column in your CSV file with the value “Yes”, "True" or “1” on each record.  Here you have an example of how to do so:

StudentID,Active
123123,Yes
849848,Yes
266484,Yes
...

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