The Education Edge User Guides

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Anchor down arrow Conversion & Installation
Anchor down arrow Getting Started
Anchor down arrow The Education Edge System
Anchor down arrow Admissions Office
Anchor down arrow Registrar's Office
 Student Billing
Anchor down arrow Residence Life
Anchor down arrow NetSolutions
Anchor down arrow Faculty Access for the Web
Anchor down arrow NetClassroom
Anchor down arrow Queue
Anchor down arrow Integration
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Conversion & Installation
  • Facts for Converting Clients October 30, 2009
    This document provides information about specific functionality changes to be aware of before converting to The Education Edge.

  • Conversion Planning Guide October 19, 2011
    This guide helps you plan your conversion to The Education Edge and introduces you to critical components of the conversion process.

  • Conversion Guide October 19, 2011
    This guide provides step-by-step instructions to successfully convert to The Education Edge and includes a post-conversion checklist.

  • The Education Edge Software Request Form October 30, 2009
    Print and review this form to help you assess your organization's readiness to convert to The Education Edge. When you are ready, complete and fax the form to your account manager.

  • Installation Planning Guide October 20, 2011
    This guide outlines the preparation required for a successful installation of The Education Edge. Carefully read this guide before installing The Education Edge.

  • Installation Guide October 20, 2011
    This guide provides step-by-step instructions to help new users successfully install The Education Edge.

  • The Education Edge 7.82 Installation Quick Tips October 30, 2009
    The Quick Tips sheet gives you a brief overview of what you need and what to expect while installing The Education Edge 7.82. This tip sheet is not meant to replace the detailed information in the Installation Guide. 

  • The Education Edge 7.82 Update Guide October 21, 2011
    This guide provides step-by-step instructions to successfully update The Education Edge from version 7.80 to 7.82.
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Getting Started
  • Database Administration Guide September 22, 2011
    This guide includes information about managing your server and database with chapters that cover the Blackbaud Management Console and related processes.

  • Administration Guide October 21, 2011
    This guide provides detailed information and procedures for common administrative tasks, such as setting up security, monitoring program statistics, importing data, running global changes, and running status wizards.

  • Program Basics Guide October 20, 2011
    The Program Basics Guide provides information common to the programs in The Education Edge but with applications and procedures specific to each program. This guide covers setting options and favorites in each program as well as other program basics.
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The Education Edge System
  • Export Guide October 21, 2011
    This guide provides detailed information and procedures for exporting information from your Education Edge database, which you can then use in another software application.

  • Import Guide October 21, 2011
    This guide provides detailed information and procedures for importing records and information from other programs into The Education Edge.

  • Mail Guide October 21, 2011
    This guide offers detailed instructions on how to perform mailing functions, including printing report cards and transcripts. This guide also contains procedures for finding, opening, previewing, exporting, sending as email, and deleting mailings.

  • Sample Reports Guide July 17, 2009
    This guide provides reference information, report parameters, and samples of reports in The Education Edge.

  • Dashboard Guide October 21, 2011
    This guide provides information about how to create and use dashboards in The Education Edge.

  • Query Guide  October 21, 2011
    This guide offers detailed instructions on how to set up and run queries.

  • Crystal Reports Tutorial  October 21, 2011
    This tutorial takes you step-by-step through the basics of planning and creating a custom Crystal report in The Education Edge.

  • VBA and API Guide  October 05, 2009
    This guide provides detailed instructions about how to use VBA and API to customize The Education Edge. Using VBA and API, a program developer can develop custom business rules, design custom screens, create web site interfaces, and much more.
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Admissions Office
  • Configuration Guide for Admissions Office  October 28, 2011
    This guide provides information for the system administrator to use when setting up and configuring Admissions Office.

  • Records Guide for Admissions Office October 21, 2011
    This guide focuses on daily tasks you perform with specific chapters for Admissions Office records. Each chapter provides step-by-step instructions for and explanations of tasks related to applicants, faculty/staff, individuals, organizations, and rooms.

  • Reports Guide for Admissions Office  October 28, 2011
    This guide offers detailed instructions on how to set up and run each report in Admissions Office and includes descriptions and samples of each report.
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Registrar's Office
  • Attendance Guide  October 24, 2011
    This guide offers detailed instructions about how to enter and view attendance in Registrar's Office.

  • Grades and Skills Guide  October 21, 2011
    This guide provides information about entering grades and skill ratings for students and running grade calculations in Registrar's Office.

  • Configuration Guide for Registrar's Office  October 21, 2011
    This guide provides information for the system administrator to use when setting up and configuring Registrar's Office.

  • Records Guide for Registrar's Office  October 21, 2011
    This guide focuses on daily tasks you perform with specific chapters for Registrar's Office records. Each chapter provides step-by-step instructions for and explanations of tasks related to students, faculty/staff, individuals, organizations, rooms, and courses.

  • Reports Guide for Registrar's Office  October 21, 2011
    This guide offers detailed instructions on how to set up and run each report in Registrar's Office and includes descriptions and samples of each report.

  • Scheduling Guide October 21, 2011
    This guide provides information about the scheduling process in Registrar's Office, including entering course requests, creating master schedules, and enrolling students.
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Residence Life
  • Residence Life Guide October 21, 2011
    This guide provides information about how to set up and use Residence Life, including how to set up residence halls and meal plans, and enter student requests.
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NetSolutions
  • NetSolutions Guide  October 21, 2011
    This guide provides detailed instructions about registering the optional module NetSolutions and using NetInquiry and NetMail.
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NetClassroom
  • Administration Guide for NetClassroom  October 21, 2011
    This guide provides information for the system administrator to use when installing and planning to implement NetClassroom.

  • Sample Information Sheet for Users  August 29, 2011
    Document you can customize to give users information about what they can access in NetClassroom.

  • Tutorial for Students  November 05, 2009
    Tutorial you can customize to help students learn how to enter course requests and enroll in classes through NetClassroom.

  • Tutorial for Parents November 05, 2009
    Tutorial you can customize to help parents learn how to approve student requests and review student enrollments.
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Integration
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