BigSIS Features (aka 'modules')

Learn more about our flexible modular system

The features are components of functionality that can extend your BigSIS installation. You decide what you need and add more as you grow.


Leads Management with Tasks

The Leads Management with Tasks tool is an admissions module that allows you to keep track of prospective students (“leads”) from the first inquiry through the application and visitation phases and on through enrollment. You can set up your own workflow that conforms to your school’s admissions process, creating and assigning tasks for each team member to complete in order to keep the admissions process flowing from beginning to end.

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For: Admissions, Admin

Leads Reporting

Leads Reporting is a reporting engine for the Leads module that lets you get real-time enrollment and re-enrollment numbers and view those numbers in a table format or visually in a chart format, including historical comparisons.

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For: Admissions, Admin

Calendars & Events

The Calendars & Events tool is a powerful and flexible calendar program that is built right into BigSIS. It allows for multiple sub-calendars, each with their own events. You will also have the option to make public and private sub-calendars by controlling the viewing permissions of your calendar users.

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For: Admin, Admissions, Parents, Teachers

DocumentCenter

The DocumentCenter allows you to upload unlimited documents in any format (PDF, JPEG, MS Word, etc.), for parents or other users to download and view. It will also be where reports, such as transcripts and the student reports, are output in PDF format that are then automatically shared with the parents of the students (at your discretion) via the portal.

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For: Teachers, Admissions, Development, Admin, Registrar

Online Applications

Online Applications is a seamless extension of the new Leads module (above). It builds on our “multi-page form” engine (read more under Free Features below) and allows you to create customized online applications that prospective families can fill out (and sign) via the portal.

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For: Parents, Admissions, Admin

Online Contracts

Online Contracts is another seamless extension of the new Leads module. Like Online Applications, it also builds on our “multi-page form” engine (read more under Free Features below) and allows you to create an online contract that collects any information you need, and can list out a line-by-line contract that can be completely customized for each student.

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For: Admissions, Admin, Parents

Authorize.net Payments

The Authorize.net Payments module is a tool that allows credit card payments entered in the system to automatically be run through Authorize.net.

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For: Parents, Admissions, Admin, Development

Mail Merge

The new Mail Merge functionality gives you an MS Word-style editor right in your browser. With a large array of merge fields, you can customize your mail merge documents with data from BigSIS, such as names, addresses, amounts, and much more.

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For: Admissions, Development, Admin, Registrar

Free Features

Included with every BigSIS installation comes a large set of free features. These tools help you efficiently and quickly do your job. As we continue to develop BigSIS, new free features are added and your installation will automatically include the latest versions at no additional charge.

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For: Teachers, Parents, Admissions, Development, Registrar, Admin