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Sessions designate the Checkpoint settings for all the groups they include. Before you can start checking people in, you must create Checkpoint sessions.

Use Checkpoint sessions to check people in and out of events, activities, and classes. A session is usually an Access ACS small group, an activities master group, or an attendance master group coupled with a particular event.

Once you have added sessions, you can


 To add a new session
  1. Under Advanced Tools, click the Settings tab.
  2. In the drop-down list, select Checkpoint Sessions and click Go.
  3. In the Sessions window, click Add. The Session Setup window displays.
  4. Enter a Name for the session.
  5. Select the Master Group of the session.
  6. Select the Event for the session.
  7. Select any additional options you want for this session.
  8. To save the session and use it to check in people, click OK.
Additional Field Information

Master Group
Select the master group that you want to assign to this session. This group can be an attendance master group, Access ACS small group, or an activities master group.

You must select an event to record attendance markings. If the selected master group has more than one session, you must add an event for each session that you want to record attendance for. See Integrating ACS Groups with Checkpoint Sessions.

Limit Groups for this Session
Select this and then click Select Groups to choose a specific roster group or groups for the session.

Set Defaults for New Rosters
Select this and then click Set Defaults to select what information is entered for new individuals added during check-in. (You can manage the default Status and Position.)

Add Visitors to Summary Count
Select this to include visitors in the attendance summary of the groups.

Select the child security badge template for the session. You can only select badge templates that have already been created. See Setting Up Badges.

Visitor Badge
Select the visitor badge template for the session. You can only select badge templates that have already been created. See Setting Up Badges.

Badges per Record
Select how many copies print of each child's security badge.

Additional Badge Options
Select to choose image options for parent and name badges for this session.

Force Pager #
Select this if you want to require pager numbers for everyone. Pager numbers are assigned before security badges print.

Family Position Options
Select which family positions display on the assisted check-in menu. You can also assign pager numbers and security IDs to print on badges for particular family positions.

Select Image for Express Check In/Out
Select an image to use as the background of the self check-in window. Click Lookup  , then navigate to and select the image you want to use. See Self Check-in Image Suggestions and Examples.

Add Another
Select this to add additional sessions after clicking OK.