There is a way in eFunds for a parent to select a fee (assess their own), and then pay it. These are set up in eFunds as "Optional" fees, and if you have this type set up, a parent can pick them. You will need to talk to eFunds about how to add these for your parents if you do not already have them. The same exact fee has to also be set up in PowerSchool in School>Fee Types, that matches the "Optional" fee in eFunds, for this to work.
If you do not have the Optional Fees set up in eFunds, then yes, YOU have to first assess a Fee in PowerSchool, and then a parent can log into eFunds and pay that fee you assessed.
Course Fees for Next Year
In PowerSchool, each year has it's own set of fees associated with them. If you are needing to see a list of your current courses and what the fees are, we do have a report in System Reports>Course Fee List. This will show all of the 18-19 fees that ...
Mass Waive Fees - Lunch Status not used, Fee Exemption Status used
I showed Tina how to temporarily turn on the Mass Update/Delete Fees feature in District>MBA Student Fees Configuration. They can then at the school level get a current selection of the students needed. We found that the field Fee_Exemption_Status ...
Update Fees Plugin to 7.0
Please note that there are TWO new plugin updates you will need to install, a zip file for the Fees Plugin, and another for the Fees Permissions Plugin. It is best to do this when no one is using the Fees plugin, as it will be down for about 10 ...
Fees listed in app incorrectly showing
In School>Parent/Student Access, Available Features, CANNOT check the box to disable Fee Transactions, as this would then cause the Plugin Fees to not display in the public portal. The PowerSchool App cannot be customized. Course Fees may be auto ...
parent receiving a balance alert when no balance exists
The MBA Fee Plugin has it's own tables. The Balance Alert emails are including data from the CORE PowerSchool Fee tables, and NOT from our database extension tables that we use. It is important to keep those two sets of tables in sync. You can do ...