Entering an Absence


Follow these instructions to enter an absence in Absence Management.
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  1. Sign into Absence Management using the ID and PIN provided by the Mat-Su Borough School District.

  2. On your homepage, scroll down to view the “Create Absence” tab.

  3. On the “Creating Absence” tab:
    1. Use the calendar to select your absence days. You can choose one day, “click and drag” to select multiple days in a row, or click and hold the “Shift” key to select non-consecutive days. Any days displayed in blue are included in this absence.

    2. The “Substitute Required” line auto-fills, based on your job class.

    3. Select the Absence Reason from the drop-down menu. Only options available for your use should display in the drop-down list.

    4. In the Time line, select whether your absence is a full day, half day AM, or half day PM. Your standard work schedule displays below the Time drop-down menu. Click the chain link icon to change the substitute report time if their time is different than your standard schedule.

    5. Add notes to your administrator or supervisor explaining your absence. Add notes for your substitute.

    6. If necessary, attach any files related to the job by clicking “Browse”. This may include lesson plans for the sub to review prior to the work day. You can also drag and drop files.

      1. Please Note: Your file must be .doc, .docx, .pdf, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, or .pptx.
      2. There is a 600KB file size limit.
    7. When you are done, select “Create Absence or Create Absence and Assign Sub.” Or, if necessary, select “Cancel.”

  4. You will be automatically transferred to the “Scheduled Absences” tab, located at the bottom of your screen. Your new absence will display there. You can “Delete” the absence, view details, view attachments, etc.

    1. Please note: This absence is not yet approved, the days display as blue on your interactive calendar.

If this did not solve your problem, click the Request Service button below to work with a technician.

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Article ID: 56655
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