SmartPass Updates

What's New

See the latest SmartPass feature releases, product improvements, and bug fixes.

Wait in a Virtual Line

Coming November 1st

When the active pass limit reaches, students can get sent into a virtual waiting line until the room opens up.

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Wait in a Virtual Line

Early Access in November

When the active pass limit reaches, students can get sent into a virtual waiting line until the room opens up.

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Wait in a Virtual Line

October 24, 2022

When the active pass limit reaches, students can get sent into a virtual waiting line until the room opens up.

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Parent Accounts

Coming November 1st

Give students’ families access to SmartPass

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Parent Accounts

Early Access in November

Give students’ families access to SmartPass

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Parent Accounts

October 20, 2022

Give students’ families access to SmartPass

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Disable Phones for Students

Coming November 1st

Prevent all students from signing into SmartPass on their phones, great for schools with zero cell phone policies.

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Disable Phones for Students

Early Access in November

Prevent all students from signing into SmartPass on their phones, great for schools with zero cell phone policies.

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Disable Phones for Students

September 29, 2022

Prevent all students from signing into SmartPass on their phones, great for schools with zero cell phone policies.

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Room Check-ins

Coming November 1st

Restrict students from being able to end their pass themselves unless they’re in the room.

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Room Check-ins

Early Access in November

Restrict students from being able to end their pass themselves unless they’re in the room.

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Room Check-ins

September 29, 2022

Restrict students from being able to end their pass themselves unless they’re in the room.

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More notifications for staff

Coming November 1st

Staff can get notifications when certain students have passes starting, when a new encounter prevention is triggered, incoming reports, and a weeky summary email.

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More notifications for staff

Early Access in November

Staff can get notifications when certain students have passes starting, when a new encounter prevention is triggered, incoming reports, and a weeky summary email.

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More notifications for staff

September 29, 2022

Staff can get notifications when certain students have passes starting, when a new encounter prevention is triggered, incoming reports, and a weeky summary email.

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Recurring Future Passes

Coming November 1st

Students and teachers can create future passes that automatically reoccur.

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Recurring Future Passes

Early Access in November

Students and teachers can create future passes that automatically reoccur.

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Recurring Future Passes

September 29, 2022

Students and teachers can create future passes that automatically reoccur.

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Email notifications

Coming November 1st

Students and teachers will get notifications from all of the important activity happening in SmartPass.

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Email notifications

Early Access in November

Students and teachers will get notifications from all of the important activity happening in SmartPass.

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Email notifications

September 29, 2022

Students and teachers will get notifications from all of the important activity happening in SmartPass.

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Dedicated login to Kiosk Mode

Coming November 1st

Teachers can access a SmartPass-dedicated username and password will just sign in to a Kiosk, so a teacher doesn't have to use their own email.

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Dedicated login to Kiosk Mode

Early Access in November

Teachers can access a SmartPass-dedicated username and password will just sign in to a Kiosk, so a teacher doesn't have to use their own email.

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Dedicated login to Kiosk Mode

September 29, 2022

Teachers can access a SmartPass-dedicated username and password will just sign in to a Kiosk, so a teacher doesn't have to use their own email.

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Use ID Scanners with Kiosk Mode

Coming November 1st

Using a third-party scanner, students can walk up to a SmartPass kiosk, scan their ID card, and tap where they want to go.

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Use ID Scanners with Kiosk Mode

Early Access in November

Using a third-party scanner, students can walk up to a SmartPass kiosk, scan their ID card, and tap where they want to go.

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Use ID Scanners with Kiosk Mode

September 29, 2022

Using a third-party scanner, students can walk up to a SmartPass kiosk, scan their ID card, and tap where they want to go.

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Detected Encounters

Coming November 1st

Automatically see which students are meeting up more often. Available on SmartPass Plus.

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Detected Encounters

Early Access in November

Automatically see which students are meeting up more often. Available on SmartPass Plus.

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Detected Encounters

August 15, 2022

Automatically see which students are meeting up more often. Available on SmartPass Plus.

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ClassLink Integration

Coming November 1st

Use ClassLink to sync your student and staff accounts to SmartPass.

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ClassLink Integration

Early Access in November

Use ClassLink to sync your student and staff accounts to SmartPass.

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ClassLink Integration

August 15, 2022

Use ClassLink to sync your student and staff accounts to SmartPass.

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Room Visibility

Coming November 1st

Hide or show a room only to certain students.

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Room Visibility

Early Access in November

Hide or show a room only to certain students.

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Room Visibility

August 10, 2022

Hide or show a room only to certain students.

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Digital ID Cards

Coming November 1st

A secure way for students and staff to always have access to ID cards, right in SmartPass. Available to schools as an Add-on item.

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Digital ID Cards

Early Access in November

A secure way for students and staff to always have access to ID cards, right in SmartPass. Available to schools as an Add-on item.

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Digital ID Cards

August 9, 2022

A secure way for students and staff to always have access to ID cards, right in SmartPass. Available to schools as an Add-on item.

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Delete Passes

Coming November 1st

Admins can delete passes.

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Delete Passes

Early Access in November

Admins can delete passes.

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Delete Passes

August 1, 2022

Admins can delete passes.

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Spanish Version

Coming November 1st

Change the language of SmartPass to Spanish.

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Spanish Version

Early Access in November

Change the language of SmartPass to Spanish.

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Spanish Version

August 1, 2022

Change the language of SmartPass to Spanish.

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Send Restricted Passes in Kiosk Mode

Coming November 1st

Kiosk mode now supports creating restricted passes.

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Send Restricted Passes in Kiosk Mode

Early Access in November

Kiosk mode now supports creating restricted passes.

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Send Restricted Passes in Kiosk Mode

August 1, 2022

Kiosk mode now supports creating restricted passes.

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Pass Limits

Coming November 1st

Limit the number of passes students can have per day

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Pass Limits

Early Access in November

Limit the number of passes students can have per day

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Pass Limits

August 1, 2022

Limit the number of passes students can have per day

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Report Statuses

Coming November 1st

Mark reports as “Closed,” making it easier to see which issues have already been addressed.

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Report Statuses

Early Access in November

Mark reports as “Closed,” making it easier to see which issues have already been addressed.

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Report Statuses

August 1, 2022

Mark reports as “Closed,” making it easier to see which issues have already been addressed.

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Profile pictures on iOS

Coming November 1st

Staff can see student's profile pictures on iPhone and iPad apps.

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Profile pictures on iOS

Early Access in November

Staff can see student's profile pictures on iPhone and iPad apps.

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Profile pictures on iOS

August 1, 2022

Staff can see student's profile pictures on iPhone and iPad apps.

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Close a Room

Coming November 1st

Turn rooms off temporarily if you don't want anyone to make passes to it.

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Close a Room

Early Access in November

Turn rooms off temporarily if you don't want anyone to make passes to it.

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Close a Room

August 1, 2022

Turn rooms off temporarily if you don't want anyone to make passes to it.

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Rooms limits with unlimited time

Coming November 1st

Room limits can now be set to an unlimited amount of time, which is great for any kind of extended pass you might like to set up. Previously, they were limited to 2 hours.

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Rooms limits with unlimited time

Early Access in November

Room limits can now be set to an unlimited amount of time, which is great for any kind of extended pass you might like to set up. Previously, they were limited to 2 hours.

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Rooms limits with unlimited time

February 14, 2022

Room limits can now be set to an unlimited amount of time, which is great for any kind of extended pass you might like to set up. Previously, they were limited to 2 hours.

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Student Search & New Student Page with Stats

Coming November 1st

Teachers can search for students and see latest passes, quick stats, and more

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Student Search & New Student Page with Stats

Early Access in November

Teachers can search for students and see latest passes, quick stats, and more

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Student Search & New Student Page with Stats

February 14, 2022

Teachers can search for students and see latest passes, quick stats, and more

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Active Pass Limit Override Warning for Teachers

Coming November 1st

When an active pass limit is set on a room (ex. a Bathroom set to 4 passes max), teachers will now see an alert requiring them to override the limit if they want to create or approve the pass

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Active Pass Limit Override Warning for Teachers

Early Access in November

When an active pass limit is set on a room (ex. a Bathroom set to 4 passes max), teachers will now see an alert requiring them to override the limit if they want to create or approve the pass

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Active Pass Limit Override Warning for Teachers

February 14, 2022

When an active pass limit is set on a room (ex. a Bathroom set to 4 passes max), teachers will now see an alert requiring them to override the limit if they want to create or approve the pass

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Encounter Prevention

Coming November 1st

Prevent 2+ students from being in the hallways at the same time and see when the students were prevented.

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Encounter Prevention

Early Access in November

Prevent 2+ students from being in the hallways at the same time and see when the students were prevented.

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Encounter Prevention

December 15, 2021

Prevent 2+ students from being in the hallways at the same time and see when the students were prevented.

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Google Instant Login

Coming November 1st

Use this special link:www.smartpass.app/google to instantly take you to the Google sign-in page to login to SmartPass. It skips a step of having to type in your email address.

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Google Instant Login

Early Access in November

Use this special link:www.smartpass.app/google to instantly take you to the Google sign-in page to login to SmartPass. It skips a step of having to type in your email address.

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Google Instant Login

December 15, 2021

Use this special link:www.smartpass.app/google to instantly take you to the Google sign-in page to login to SmartPass. It skips a step of having to type in your email address.

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Profile Pictures

Coming November 1st

You can now add profile pictures to accounts!

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Profile Pictures

Early Access in November

You can now add profile pictures to accounts!

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Profile Pictures

November 17, 2021

You can now add profile pictures to accounts!

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Self-service G Suite Integration

Coming November 1st

Admins can now set-up and modify their G Suite integration directly through the SmartPass app.

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Self-service G Suite Integration

Early Access in November

Admins can now set-up and modify their G Suite integration directly through the SmartPass app.

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Self-service G Suite Integration

September 16, 2021

Admins can now set-up and modify their G Suite integration directly through the SmartPass app.

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Reports view refresh

Coming November 1st

A new table-style format for reports, enabling admins to filter by student, reported date, and which staff member reported the student.

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Reports view refresh

Early Access in November

A new table-style format for reports, enabling admins to filter by student, reported date, and which staff member reported the student.

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Reports view refresh

September 5, 2021

A new table-style format for reports, enabling admins to filter by student, reported date, and which staff member reported the student.

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Full-Screen Mode

Coming November 1st

Students can expand their pass so a teacher can verbally approve it from across the room.

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Full-Screen Mode

Early Access in November

Students can expand their pass so a teacher can verbally approve it from across the room.

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Full-Screen Mode

April 6, 2021

Students can expand their pass so a teacher can verbally approve it from across the room.

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Student Quick Previews

Coming November 1st

Teachers can view a student's latest passes + some quick stats when they open up a pass or hover over a student's name.

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Student Quick Previews

Early Access in November

Teachers can view a student's latest passes + some quick stats when they open up a pass or hover over a student's name.

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Student Quick Previews

April 6, 2021

Teachers can view a student's latest passes + some quick stats when they open up a pass or hover over a student's name.

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Hide & filter expired passes

Coming November 1st

We’ve cleaned up the Teacher dashboard so they can automatically filter expired passes that were made in the past hour, day, etc. Plus, teachers can optionally hide the section altogether!

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Hide & filter expired passes

Early Access in November

We’ve cleaned up the Teacher dashboard so they can automatically filter expired passes that were made in the past hour, day, etc. Plus, teachers can optionally hide the section altogether!

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Hide & filter expired passes

February 9, 2021

We’ve cleaned up the Teacher dashboard so they can automatically filter expired passes that were made in the past hour, day, etc. Plus, teachers can optionally hide the section altogether!

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New Android App

Coming November 1st

We’ve completely redesigned our app on Android devices from the ground-up, giving teachers and students the latest features like pass limits as well as a familiar design.

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New Android App

Early Access in November

We’ve completely redesigned our app on Android devices from the ground-up, giving teachers and students the latest features like pass limits as well as a familiar design.

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New Android App

December 21, 2020

We’ve completely redesigned our app on Android devices from the ground-up, giving teachers and students the latest features like pass limits as well as a familiar design.

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Clever Integration

Coming November 1st

With our new integration with Clever, it lets you streamline your user accounts, sign-in with Clever badges, and works great for schools if they need a more robust sync.

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Clever Integration

Early Access in November

With our new integration with Clever, it lets you streamline your user accounts, sign-in with Clever badges, and works great for schools if they need a more robust sync.

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Clever Integration

December 21, 2020

With our new integration with Clever, it lets you streamline your user accounts, sign-in with Clever badges, and works great for schools if they need a more robust sync.

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Encouraging students to end expired passes

Coming November 1st

We created some notifications and pop-ups to encourage students to end their passes. If your school is using pass limits, this makes sure that students aren’t waiting for the room to open if another student forgot to end their pass.

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Encouraging students to end expired passes

Early Access in November

We created some notifications and pop-ups to encourage students to end their passes. If your school is using pass limits, this makes sure that students aren’t waiting for the room to open if another student forgot to end their pass.

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Encouraging students to end expired passes

December 15, 2020

We created some notifications and pop-ups to encourage students to end their passes. If your school is using pass limits, this makes sure that students aren’t waiting for the room to open if another student forgot to end their pass.

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SmartPass on Older Devices

Coming November 1st

If your school has outdated iPads or other devices lying around, we’ve optimized our website so that you can use SmartPass just like a downloaded app.

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SmartPass on Older Devices

Early Access in November

If your school has outdated iPads or other devices lying around, we’ve optimized our website so that you can use SmartPass just like a downloaded app.

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SmartPass on Older Devices

November 17, 2020

If your school has outdated iPads or other devices lying around, we’ve optimized our website so that you can use SmartPass just like a downloaded app.

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Accounts Redesign

Coming November 1st

A new look for the accounts tab, making it easier and faster to find key information about your users.

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Accounts Redesign

Early Access in November

A new look for the accounts tab, making it easier and faster to find key information about your users.

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Accounts Redesign

October 26, 2020

A new look for the accounts tab, making it easier and faster to find key information about your users.

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COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Coming November 1st

If a student tests positive for COVID-19, it's critical to determine which of your students may have been exposed. Stay ahead of the spread to instantly trace back any students who had a pass to the same room at the same time.

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COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Early Access in November

If a student tests positive for COVID-19, it's critical to determine which of your students may have been exposed. Stay ahead of the spread to instantly trace back any students who had a pass to the same room at the same time.

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COVID-19 Contact Tracing

October 26, 2020

If a student tests positive for COVID-19, it's critical to determine which of your students may have been exposed. Stay ahead of the spread to instantly trace back any students who had a pass to the same room at the same time.

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Active Pass Limits

Coming November 1st

When a room hits the max limit, students can’t make a digital pass from their school-issued or personal device, so they never even leave their desk.

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Active Pass Limits

Early Access in November

When a room hits the max limit, students can’t make a digital pass from their school-issued or personal device, so they never even leave their desk.

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Active Pass Limits

July 27, 2020

When a room hits the max limit, students can’t make a digital pass from their school-issued or personal device, so they never even leave their desk.

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SIS Integration & single sign-on

Coming November 1st

Sync with PowerSchool, Classlink, and 100s more through our integration partner: Global Grid for Learning (GG4L)

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SIS Integration & single sign-on

Early Access in November

Sync with PowerSchool, Classlink, and 100s more through our integration partner: Global Grid for Learning (GG4L)

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SIS Integration & single sign-on

May 11, 2020

Sync with PowerSchool, Classlink, and 100s more through our integration partner: Global Grid for Learning (GG4L)

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Teachers can approve passes with a pin on the student’s device

Coming November 1st

Instead of a teacher needing to approve a student’s pass request from his or her own device, teachers can approve the pass directly with a pin they choose.

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Teachers can approve passes with a pin on the student’s device

Early Access in November

Instead of a teacher needing to approve a student’s pass request from his or her own device, teachers can approve the pass directly with a pin they choose.

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Teachers can approve passes with a pin on the student’s device

April 6, 2020

Instead of a teacher needing to approve a student’s pass request from his or her own device, teachers can approve the pass directly with a pin they choose.

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All accounts can change their account password

Coming November 1st

For standard sign-in accounts, change your password right from your profile.

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All accounts can change their account password

Early Access in November

For standard sign-in accounts, change your password right from your profile.

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All accounts can change their account password

March 2, 2020

For standard sign-in accounts, change your password right from your profile.

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Teachers can attach a message to a future pass sent to students

Coming November 1st

When a teacher sends a pass to a student, they can specify "why" they want to meet with them. Great for guidance counselors, test make-ups, and more...

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Teachers can attach a message to a future pass sent to students

Early Access in November

When a teacher sends a pass to a student, they can specify "why" they want to meet with them. Great for guidance counselors, test make-ups, and more...

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Teachers can attach a message to a future pass sent to students

February 21, 2020

When a teacher sends a pass to a student, they can specify "why" they want to meet with them. Great for guidance counselors, test make-ups, and more...

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New Support Guides

Coming November 1st

We've updated our support tutorials with more videos, use-case guides, and more...

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New Support Guides

Early Access in November

We've updated our support tutorials with more videos, use-case guides, and more...

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New Support Guides

January 6, 2020

We've updated our support tutorials with more videos, use-case guides, and more...

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Smarter Future Passes for Teachers

Coming November 1st

When teachers make a pass for future, remember their preference for pass declinability

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Smarter Future Passes for Teachers

Early Access in November

When teachers make a pass for future, remember their preference for pass declinability

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Smarter Future Passes for Teachers

November 16, 2019

When teachers make a pass for future, remember their preference for pass declinability

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Keyboard shortcuts

Coming November 1st

If you're a SmartPass "power-user," you can now use keyboard shortcuts to make passes even faster

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Keyboard shortcuts

Early Access in November

If you're a SmartPass "power-user," you can now use keyboard shortcuts to make passes even faster

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Keyboard shortcuts

November 4, 2019

If you're a SmartPass "power-user," you can now use keyboard shortcuts to make passes even faster

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Mobile website

Coming November 1st

You can now use SmartPass on your iPhone or Android device without downloading the SmartPass app. It's perfect if your device doesn't have the storage or need to make a quick pass.

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Mobile website

Early Access in November

You can now use SmartPass on your iPhone or Android device without downloading the SmartPass app. It's perfect if your device doesn't have the storage or need to make a quick pass.

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Mobile website

October 24, 2019

You can now use SmartPass on your iPhone or Android device without downloading the SmartPass app. It's perfect if your device doesn't have the storage or need to make a quick pass.

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Standard accounts

Coming November 1st

Add accounts to your SmartPass account that aren't part of your G Suite. Create a username/password and sign in.

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Standard accounts

Early Access in November

Add accounts to your SmartPass account that aren't part of your G Suite. Create a username/password and sign in.

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Standard accounts

August 19, 2019

Add accounts to your SmartPass account that aren't part of your G Suite. Create a username/password and sign in.

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Back-to-school design refresh

Coming November 1st

An updated, friendlier interface for the new school year. SmartPass is easier to use with new, quick buttons and faster animations.

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Back-to-school design refresh

Early Access in November

An updated, friendlier interface for the new school year. SmartPass is easier to use with new, quick buttons and faster animations.

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Back-to-school design refresh

August 19, 2019

An updated, friendlier interface for the new school year. SmartPass is easier to use with new, quick buttons and faster animations.

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G Suite Management

Coming November 1st

Manage your G Suite syncing right from the Accounts tab.

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G Suite Management

Early Access in November

Manage your G Suite syncing right from the Accounts tab.

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G Suite Management

August 19, 2019

Manage your G Suite syncing right from the Accounts tab.

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Performance updates

Coming November 1st

We've made some under-the-hood changes to speed up page loads.

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Performance updates

Early Access in November

We've made some under-the-hood changes to speed up page loads.

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Performance updates

August 19, 2019

We've made some under-the-hood changes to speed up page loads.

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Kiosk Mode

Coming November 1st

Teachers can put their assigned room(s) into a mode that allows students to sign themselves out, perfect for a device right by the classroom door.

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Kiosk Mode

Early Access in November

Teachers can put their assigned room(s) into a mode that allows students to sign themselves out, perfect for a device right by the classroom door.

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Kiosk Mode

June 10, 2019

Teachers can put their assigned room(s) into a mode that allows students to sign themselves out, perfect for a device right by the classroom door.

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Room Options

Coming November 1st

Change the pass buffer time, the time when a pass will automatically expire and showing room numbers on pass cards.

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Room Options

Early Access in November

Change the pass buffer time, the time when a pass will automatically expire and showing room numbers on pass cards.

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Room Options

May 28, 2019

Change the pass buffer time, the time when a pass will automatically expire and showing room numbers on pass cards.

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Advanced Request Options

Coming November 1st

Control who students are able to send pass requests to, including support for multiple teachers.

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Advanced Request Options

Early Access in November

Control who students are able to send pass requests to, including support for multiple teachers.

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Advanced Request Options

May 28, 2019

Control who students are able to send pass requests to, including support for multiple teachers.

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Missed Pass Requests

Coming November 1st

If a student or teacher has a pass request past the date of the pass, they can see the missed pass request and resend it.

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Missed Pass Requests

Early Access in November

If a student or teacher has a pass request past the date of the pass, they can see the missed pass request and resend it.

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Missed Pass Requests

May 28, 2019

If a student or teacher has a pass request past the date of the pass, they can see the missed pass request and resend it.

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Accounts features

Coming November 1st

View user-specific pages, add or remove users from profiles, restrict tabs, assistant profiles, and more.

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Accounts features

Early Access in November

View user-specific pages, add or remove users from profiles, restrict tabs, assistant profiles, and more.

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Accounts features

May 28, 2019

View user-specific pages, add or remove users from profiles, restrict tabs, assistant profiles, and more.

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iPad version

Coming November 1st

Everything on the web, iPhone, and Android - now officially in iPad size.

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iPad version

Early Access in November

Everything on the web, iPhone, and Android - now officially in iPad size.

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iPad version

February 19, 2019

Everything on the web, iPhone, and Android - now officially in iPad size.

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Little Enhancements

Coming November 1st

Lots of little enhancements and mini features.

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Little Enhancements

Early Access in November

Lots of little enhancements and mini features.

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Little Enhancements

February 19, 2019

Lots of little enhancements and mini features.

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Notifications

Coming November 1st

Mobile and desktop notifications for students and teachers.

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Notifications

Early Access in November

Mobile and desktop notifications for students and teachers.

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Notifications

February 19, 2019

Mobile and desktop notifications for students and teachers.

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Student Groups

Coming November 1st

Quickly send passes to a group of students in one tap. Create and configure groups on the web.

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Student Groups

Early Access in November

Quickly send passes to a group of students in one tap. Create and configure groups on the web.

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Student Groups

February 19, 2019

Quickly send passes to a group of students in one tap. Create and configure groups on the web.

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