Astra Schedule users, instructors, students, customer contacts and institution contacts can all be People records in the application. A person can be associated with one or more of these various roles, or Responsibilities, depending on their relationship to the institution. Each person in Astra Schedule has the same basic contact information that may be recorded. This information includes name, address, phone and fax numbers, email and instant messaging, employer, title, employee identification, a primary responsibility, and other responsibilities or group membership. Additionally, other information may be recorded that is unique to certain groups to which the person may belong. For example, Astra Schedule users, instructors, and event customer contacts have unique properties that may need to be captured.
This section explains how to use the tools to create people of various types and responsibilities, including application users and scheduling contacts.