This Quicknote is intended for faculty, staff, and students who would like to learn how to utilize events.umflint.edu.
To follow this Quicknote you will need to have access to the internet. You will also need to have access to your University account and know your current university credentials (uniqname and current password).
Then you will see the homepage where you can click My Groups.
Select the Group you would like to create the event under.
Click on Create Event which will present several options:
Here you will fill out the basic information about your event.
Choose to enter an Event Photo by clicking Browse and finding a photo you would like
Note: you can leave this blank for it to be a default M logo
The event's Title
The Type such as training/workshop
The Description of your event
The Start and End dates and times
You can also choose the Online / Webinar option instead of a physical location
Your Contact Information
Select Enable Registration which will open up the next section
Private in order to keep the event hidden
You will also click Published when it is completed and before you click + Create.
The registration Start and End dates and times.
Note: this will your patron's timeframe to sign up for your event. Not to be confused with the start and stop time of the event itself.
Clicking Enable Payments will open a new section at the top of the page.
Note: This will require payment from individuals when they attempt to register for your event.
Clicking Require UM-Flint Authentication will require individuals to sign in with their UM-Flint account to register for your event.
Note: You can also limit the event to only Students, Faculty, Staff, or Alumni.
You will also be required to set the Maximum Number of Registrations on this page in order to create the event.
Additionally, you can also include your own form of Registration Inputs:
Here you can set a Base Price that individuals must pay during the registration process.
You can also set the Payment Type to choose how patrons will pay when registering between two types.
Credit Card (Nelnet)
Note: If you choose Credit Card as the Payment Type, will have the option to turn on Bill Me Later. This requires manually marking an attendee as paid with a check or sending them a unique URL for credit card payment at a later date.
You can also set Discount Codes which will allow either a percent or fixed discount.
As well as the Early Bird Discounts which will allow either a percent or fixed discount based on registering at a particular time.
You can attach files of your choosing to the event as well.
Those who register for the event will be able to view these files.