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It’s important that we abide by United States Postal Service standards in data entering addresses.  Please become familiar with the USPS Postal Addressing Standards.

US PS Standard Quick Links:

Complete Address

Street Suffix Abbreviations

 

User Guides & ACS Help

You can access the ACS help web content by visiting: Continue reading “User Guides & ACS Help”

Updating shared OnDemand Passwords

Time to change your OnDemand password? Continue reading “Updating shared OnDemand Passwords”

Returned Mail & Inactive People

When we do a large mailing, we often get a number of times returned.  This is a great opportunity to clean up our data.  Learn what to do with returned mail!  Continue reading “Returned Mail & Inactive People”

New to ACS?

We use this blog to provide support, training and resources of our ACS users.  It’s the “first stop” for ACS users trying to learn new features or grow their knowledge of ACS. Continue reading “Welcome to the team!”

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Naming Events in Facility Scheduler

When creating an event in Facility Scheduler, it’s important to use the proper name format.  It may seem cumbersome to you, but it makes a huge impact to the user trying to find the event they’re looking for as well as helping us research old information in event reports and such.

The proper way to name an event is:

Ministry Name: Activity/Event Name  Season Continue reading “Naming Events in Facility Scheduler”

Check-In//Posting Attendance

When someone checks in to an event (such as AWANA or Fuse) a record in the check-in process is created but it is not automatically linked to the person’s profile. Each ministry’s admin will need to Post attendance to make that record appear in the person’s profile.  Posting attendance is a quick and simple process! Download instructions to make it even easier!

Updating Contact Info

A large part of working in a a database is data integrity. In order to keep our data accurate and up to date, it’s essential we follow the same procedure and standards across the board. Continue reading “Updating Contact Info”

Navigating Personal Profiles

Within the profile, you can view a person’s personal information including:

  • Contact Information (name, address, phone)
  • Personal information:

Continue reading “Navigating Personal Profiles”

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