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How can I set my office hours as a School staff?
How can I set my office hours as a School staff?

Instructions on how to set up office hours

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Written by Alex Karl
Updated over a week ago

As a School staff, we understand that there will be times when you will not be able to respond to parents right away. You could be on leave, during school break, or extremely busy, and you will not have enough time to respond to the parents’ messages on ClassTag. How can you easily communicate this to them?

With ClassTag, you can now set your availability based on your given Office Hours or when you are generally available to respond to messages.

When you set your office hours in ClassTag, the following will happen when parents send you a message outside of your office hours:

1. Push notifications on the mobile app will turn off automatically.

2. Parents will be notified that you won’t be able to respond right away. There are two areas where they will be notified about this:

a. On the upper part of the conversation window.

b. On the avatar icon next to your name or the parent's name. When they click on it, another window will appear that will show all the participants in the conversation. There's an icon next to your name that indicates that you are away.

To set your Office Hours, please follow these steps:

1. Click the Hamburger menu.

2. Go to the Account Settings.

3. Click Office Hours.

4. Toggle the Office Hours button on.

5. Set the Days.

6. Set the time.

Note: If your hours vary on different days, you can add the day and time one at a time by clicking on the plus key button.

7. Click the Trash icon to delete any Office Hours that you do not need. Then, click Confirm.

8. Click Save.

That's it! You're Office Hours are now set! 🙌

Contact our Support Team at if you have any questions!

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