Getting Started Help Topics:

01. Signing Up with StudiowareSigning up with Studioware is a simple process and should take less than a minute. The sign up process consists of 4 Steps. Please note, there is also a Video Tutorial available which shows the sign-up process....[Read More]
02. Logging on to StudiowareYou can access Studioware by entering the username and password you selected on the Sign Up page and clicking on the "Logon" button. If you successfully log on, you will be directed to the Executive Overview page....[Read More]
03. Navigating StudiowareThe Studioware menus appear in the header of every page. The main menu is displayed on top (in dark blue) and the sub menu appear below the main menu (in light blue):...[Read More]
04. Executive OverviewThe purpose of the Executive Overview is to give you a quick "snapshot" of the important information about your business and to give you helpful hints for getting started with Studioware....[Read More]
05. Common Settings The Studioware settings are available by clicking on the "Administration" main menu and the "Settings" sub-menu. Initially, the most important settings is the "RegistrationFee" setting. You will want to set this value to the appropriate amount prior to creating students. ...[Read More]
06. Adding Students Adding students to Studioware is a very simple process. Please note there is a Studioware Video Tutorial available that demonstrates the process of adding students. ...[Read More]
07. Student Record Each student defined to Studioware receives a Student data record that contains all of the student information. You can access the student record by Browsing all students, searching for students, or viewing a student from a enrollment list. ...[Read More]
08. Adding Staff Members Adding Staff Members to Studioware is very easy. Any staff member can have a user account to access Studioware. To add a staff member, follow these instructions: ...[Read More]
09. Create a Class Studioware allows you to create 3 different types of classes. The most common type of class is a Closed Class. A closed class is defined as: ...[Read More]
10. Scheduling a Class In Studioware, a single class can be scheduled multiple times. There is no need to create multiple classes with the same attributes, simply create a single class and schedule that class at multiple locations at different dates and times with different instructors. ...[Read More]
11. Enrolling Students If you have been following along with the Getting Started guide, we now have a class that has a tuition item and payment scheduled, and we have scheduled the class. We are now ready to enroll students in to the scheduled class. ...[Read More]
12. Student Accounting Every student in Studioware receives a financial account where transactions are recorded. Students that are grouped together into a Family, have a family financial account. In accounting terms, the student and family financial accounts are called "Accounts Receivable" accounts. Automatic transactions are "posted" to the accounts when certain events occur in Studioware, such as enrolling in a class or dropping a class. Manual transactions can also be entered into the accounts. ...[Read More]
13. Student Invoices Studioware allows you to create invoices that can be printed and mailed (or emailed) to students, families, or invoice payees. The transactions on the financial accounts are used to create the invoices. By default, when creating an invoice for a student or family, a single invoice is created. However, Studioware allows you to define additional payees and specify the percentage of invoices that the payees are responsible for. ...[Read More]