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Passes

What is a Pass?

A pass is a digital version of the traditional paper hall pass or room block, authorizing a student to be outside a particular classroom while class is in session. Students need passes for the time they are in the hallway, just like a physical hall pass.

Unlike a physical hall pass, a student does not need to carry their mobile device or laptop with them in the hallways. Teachers and administrators can see a live view of which students are in the hallways and can search from the list, so every student is accounted for digitally.

Active Passes

A currently live pass, indicating the student is in the hallway. Students see a live countdown of how much time they have left.

Once a student reaches his or her intended location, he or she must click the End Pass button

If the time on the student's pass runs out, the timer starts counting up and the "End Pass" button changes to red to indicate the pass has run out of time. 

  • Students should not end a pass until they have reached their intended location, even if the time has run out. Administrators and teachers should stress this to students, because the intention is to have an accurate account of which students are currently in the hallways.
  • Pass Buffer Time: If a pass is not ended within a certain amount of time, the pass is automatically ended. Administrators can set the pass buffer time in school settings. Default time is 15 minutes.

Scheduled Passes

A pass that is scheduled for a future time.

Students can only delete Scheduled Passes if they scheduled the pass themselves or it was originally a Pass Request. Learn more about Pass Requests here.

Expired Passes

A pass that shows when the student was in the hallway.

Students can see which passes they had in the past and see the duration of the pass.

Last updated on

May 27, 2019

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