Parent Access In Schoology

Parents have the ability to access student courses in Schoology. Essentially parents would need to get a code from the teacher, and then create a parent account in Schoology. The steps below outline what you need to do as the teacher and what parents need to do to gain access to their student’s courses.

Part 1: Getting the Parent Access Codes as a Teacher:

Step 1: Go into your course. Select Members on the left side of the screen.

Schoology Members Screenshot

Step 2: Click the link to get parent access codes. You will then be prompted to download a spreadsheet with all parent codes for your classes.

Parent Codes Screenshot

Step 3: Determine how you will get the parent code to the parents. There are two options:

Option A: Physically copy/paste or write down individual codes to give to parents in a note or email

Option B: Complete a mail merge to automatically create a printout of the parent codes.

Part 2: Signing Up as a Parent in Schoology

Step 1: Go to https://www.schoology.com

Step 2: Click Sign Up in the top right corner

Step 3: Click Parent

Parent Option Screenshot

Step 4: Enter the child code given from your student’s teacher

Child Code Screenshot

Step 5: Enter an email and password you would like to use. Follow remaining instructions for creating your account.

Note: There may be an account automatically generated for you as a parent already. If this is the case, you will get a message saying that your account already exists with your email. Please go through the steps of forgetting/resetting your password to gain access to your account.

Additional Children: If you have more than one child in the district, you can add those children to your account by following the steps below:

Step 1: Log into your account

Step 2: Click the dropdown next to your name in the top right corner of the screen.

Step 3: Choose the option to Add a Child.

Add Child Screenshot

Step 4: Enter the Child Code for your child

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