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Managing Announcements for Students and Faculty in ACEMAPP

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This article provides an overview of the Announcements feature, which allows you to create announcements that are displayed on the home screens of your members or users in ACEMAPP. Announcements include information such as upcoming deadlines, parking instructions, orientation dates, etc.

To Create an Announcement

Step 1:

On your home screen, click the "More" button and then click the "Member Announcements" button from the drop-down menu.

image Users home screen pointing to More button on nav-bar and then Member Announcements from the drop-down

Step 2:

Click on the "Add New Entry" button.

image pointing to Add New Entry button on Announcements page

Step 3:

Enter your announcement content in the "Message" area.

NOTE: The "Start Date" and "End Date" fields are optional.

If you would like your announcement to start and end on a specific date, enter those dates in the "Start Date" and "End Date" fields.

If you leave the "Start Date" field blank, the announcement will start immediately. If you leave the "End Date" blank the announcement will run indefinitely.

Click the "Save" button when finished to save your work.

image pointing to Start Date, End Date, and Message fields and Save button on general panel of Edit Entry page

Step 4:

Navigate to the Member Types, Programs, and School Course section in the Navigation box.

You can add any New Member Type(s), New Program(s), or New School Course(s) you would like this announcement to apply to.

Once done, click the "Save" button to save your work.

*NOTE: Adding a course is optional.

image arrow pointing to "Member Types, Programs, and School Course" tab. Arrows are pointing to the highlighted fields: "New Member Type(s)" and "New Program(s)." Arrow showing the save button at the bottom of the page

To Delete an Announcement

Step 1:

Click on the "Edit" (pencil) icon in the Actions column to edit an existing entry.

image pointing to pencil icon under Actions column on Announcements page

Step 2:

In the Navigation panel, click the "Delete" tab. Click the "Delete" button in the confirmation window to completely remove the announcement.

image pointing to delete tab under navigation panel and delete button under delete heading on edit entry page

For more information regarding this feature, please review the related articles below.

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View Announcements from Schools/Sites
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Rotation Announcements
The Rotation Announcement system allows announcements to be released and sent to both clinical and school coordinators when a rotation matches specific, pre-defined criteria. 
Entity Profile/Landing Page
ACEMAPP landing pages provide a space for schools and clinical sites to house information about their facilities.