Starfish (Faculty) - Taking Attendance

Explains how to use the Attendance tab on Starfish.
  1. Login to Starfish.  (See this article for log-on instructions:

  2. Select the Students tab from your left menu.

    Student tab

  3. Select the Attendance Tab from the top menu.

    attendnace tab 

  4. You must set up the class schedule at the beginning
    1. Click Class Schedule
      class schedule
    2. Click the green plus to add a schedule
      green plus
    3. Select the days and times the course meets during the week.
    4. If the course has different patterns (i.e. M/W 2:00-2:50, T/R 3:00-3:50) you would need to add another schedule for each combination of days and times.
    5. Submit.

  5. To take attendance, click Record Attendance

    record attendance

  6. Select the course you want to record attendance for. The number of dates are auto-populated based on the dates of the term.

  7. Select the date you are recording attendance for and click next.

    select course menu, date of session menu, and next button

  8. The roster is generated. The default is present, so you just need to select the radio button for students not present.

  9. Be sure to hit save at the bottom before closing.

    roster with students listed and summary of attendance marked in side bar
More resources can be found on the Starfish web page here:
For questions regarding the Starfish System, please contact the Student Success Center

Keywordsstarfish, tutorial, training, faculty, student, present, absent   Doc ID122872
OwnerPatricia T.GroupSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created2022-12-05 15:28:32Updated2024-02-27 12:46:17
SitesSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville
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