How are events different from classes in Jackrabbit?

Events and classes are treated very differently in Jackrabbit, both in how they are set up and in how they are managed. Events are typically used for birthday parties, parent's night out, open houses, and other special occasions. 

Events are created and managed using the Events menu. Classes are created and managed using the Classes menu. 

Below is a summary of the similarities and differences between the two modules:


Classes
Events
Purpose
Ongoing offeringsOne day offerings (Birthday Parties, Parent's Night Out...)
Enrollment (Scheduled)
Students are scheduled into classesEnrollment can be done by family or by student
Waitlist / Future Drops & Enrolls
AvailableNot Available
Attendance TrackingThrough the Clock & in databaseNot Available
Class RollsSign In/Sign Out sheets availableSign In/Sign Out sheet available
BillingPost Student Tuition Fees (Student Based Billing) or Post Tuition Fees (Class Based Billing)Events bill the Event Fee, no discounting/prorating
Website IntegrationClasses integrate using Web Reg form, Class Listings tables, and Parent PortalEvents are accessed through a calendar on your website, or through the Parent Portal
Registration FormOne Reg Form for allCustomizable Reg Form by Event Type
Legalese / AgreementsOne set for all classesCustomizable by Event Type
ReportingRobust enrollment reportingLimited reporting
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