Events.umflint.edu Basic Navigation

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Intended Audience

This Quicknote is intended for faculty, staff, and students who would like to learn how to utilize events.umflint.edu.

Requirements

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).

Table of Contents:

Joining groups[back]

  1. To utilize the events.umflint.edu system navigate to events.umflint.edu.
  2. Login with your uniqname and password.
  3. Then you will see the homepage where you can click About.
  4. Here you can choose to do two options:
    • Request Group which will let University Faculty & Staff request a group by entering:
      1. The Name of the Group
      2. The URL Slug (Ex: https://events.umflint.edu/its where "its" is the slug.)
    • Request Access to Group: If your department or organization already has a group you can request access to join the group through this

Creating an Event[back]

  1. To utilize the events.umflint.edu system navigate to events.umflint.edu.
  2. Login with your uniqname and password.
  3. Then you will see the homepage where you can click My Groups.
  4. Select the Group you would like to create the event under.
  5. Click on Create Event which will present several options:

Information

  1. 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 events Title
  • The Type such as trainging/workshop
  • The Description of your event
  • The Start and End dates and times
  • The Location
    • You can also choose the Online / Webinar? option instead of a physical location
  • Your Contact Information
    1. Name
    2. Phone Number
    3. Email
Select Enable Registration which will open up the next section Private in order to keep the event hidden Also you will click Published when it is completed and before you click + Create

Registration

  1. The registration Start and End dates and times.
  • Note: this will you 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:
  • Text
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Number
  • Select
  • Text Area
  • Input Group

Payments

  1. Here you can set a Base Price that individuals must pay during the registration process.
  2. You can also set the Payment Type to choose how patrons will pay when registering between two types.
    • Shortcode
    • Credit Card (Neltnet)
      • Note: If you choose Credit Card as the Payment Type, will have the option to turn on Bill Me Later. This require manually marking an attendee as paid with a check or sending them a unique URL for credit card payment at a later date.
  3. You can also set Discount Codes which will allow either a percent or fixed discount.
  4. As well as the Early Bird Discounts which will allow either a percent or fixed discount based on registering at a particular time.

Attachments

  1. You can attach files of your choosing to the event as well.
  2. Those who register for the event will be able to view these files.

My Profile[back]

  1. To check your events.umflint.edu profile, navigate to events.umflint.edu.
  2. Login with your uniqname and password.
  3. Then you will see the homepage where you can click My Profile.
  4. This page provides information about events you have registered for. For each event, you can also view:
    • Event Details
    • Contact Information
    • Event Location
  5. This page will also show whether or not you have paid the registration fee for each event you've registered for.

Viewing the Event[back]

  1. To check your events.umflint.edu profile, navigate to events.umflint.edu.
  2. Login with your uniqname and password.
  3. Then you will see the homepage where you can click My Groups.
  4. Select the Group you created the event under.
  5. Then locate the event that you created
  6. Click View
  7. This will then show the event with a list of options that you can execute as the administrator of the event.
    • Share URL: which will show you the direct link to the event you can give to others.
    • View Responses: which will allow you to view who has signed up for the event.
    • Edit Event: which will allow you to make changes to the event.
    • Co-host Event: which allows you to add other Groups to the event.
    • Request Promotion:
    • Clone Event: which allows another event to be made with the exact same information as this event
    • Delete Event: which will permenantly remove the event.

Troubleshooting[back]

If you have any questions or experience any issues not covered by the information in this Quicknote, please contact the ITS Helpdesk for assistance.

Locations: 206 Murchie Science Building or 3174 William S. White Building
Phone#: (810)-762-3123 (option 1)
Email: its-helpdesk@umflint.edu

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