Student Numbers

The Student Number is a field that schools can use if they wish to record any student number such as ID badge numbers or admission numbers.

You can see and edit a student's Student Number in the Identity section of their student profile. 

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Click into the student number field to add it manually. Student numbers can't be imported or added in bulk.

Add the number to the slide over, then click Save Changes.

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You can report on student numbers using the Custom Report Writer and our Download Student List feature.

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What is the difference between Arbor Student ID and Student Number?

Student Number and Arbor Student ID can both be found in the Identity section of the Student Profile.

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Difference 1:

  • Student Number isn't something filled in automatically and can be left blank.
  • Arbor ID can't be changed. This determines the page identity for their profile.

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Difference 2:

  • Student Numbers may not migrate over from your previous MIS (If you came from Integris or CMIS, this will not come over to Arbor).
  • Arbor ID's are generated before your Arbor site is released.

Difference 3:

  • Student Numbers aren't an easy identifier in Arbor. Some students may not have a student number unless it was manually inputted.
  • Arbor ID's are the best identifiers in Arbor as each are unique, easily searchable and reportable, and every student will have one.
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