New “On Hold” Status for District Staff with Approval Permission

One often-requested feature now available in the January ML Schedules™ Facility Use Request Software release is an “On Hold” status available to District staff assigned Approver, Reservation Manager or Admin roles.

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District approvers can now put a Facility Use Request on hold until the Group Manager provides any missing required information.

The new status is designed to allow District staff to get missing documentation or other information from a Group Manager prior to formally approving a Facility Use Request. When a Request is set to On Hold, the requested space will appear as “Not Available” in the public display view if that feature is enabled at the District level.

District approvers who place a Request On Hold can specify what information is required to approve the Request via a comment field in the Reservation Information (details) screen which is automatically sent to the Group Manager along with notification of the On Hold status.

Once the Group Manager has submitted the necessary information via ML Schedules™ Software, authorized District staff can the remove the Hold and Approve (or Decline) the Facility Use Request.

For more information about using the new On Hold status, please consult Tech Note 08, New District Features, which also describes seven other new capabilities in our January software release.

Then return to this blog regularly over the next few weeks to learn about more new features that make ML Schedules™ Facility Use Software an easy, affordable way to improve operational efficiency at your School District.

As always, we welcome your feedback to this blog as well as suggestions for new features and enhancements. Thanks as always and enjoy the upcoming weekend.

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