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JPAMS (Parent Access Center) for Parents

Many districts use JPAMS (Parent Access Center), created by ED Gear and marketed as Parent Access Center. With JPAMS (Parent Access Center) parents and guardians can access their children's grades, attendance, class schedules, and homework assignments. If your district uses JPAMS (Parent Access Center), you can now create a single sign-on to access the application through your Edline website. By setting up the single sign-on connection, parents will be able to access JPAMS (Parent Access Center) directly through the Edline website without having to constantly renter their login credentials while moving between the two applications.

Before parents can access JPAMS (Parent Access Center) through the Edline website, the district Hall Pass feature must first be setup by the district super user. For any third-party tool to be available to your end-users through the My Hall Pass feature, if must first be enabled at the district-level.

How to Create a Hall Pass Connection to JPAMS (Parent Access Center)

  1. Login as the district super user at the district website in Edline.
  2. Select District Hall Pass from the Tools menu.
  3. From the SIS tab, click JPAMS (Parent Access Center).
  4. Click Activate. Additional boxes appear requesting the specific activation information for JPAMS (Parent Access Center).
  5. Type the Domain for JPAMS(Parent Access Center). The domain will resemble the following — or Do not include the rest of the URL.
  6. Click Save to save the credentials.
  7. Click Done when finished.
  8. Log out of Edline and then sign back in for changes to take effect.

After you activate the website, your school parents users will be able to use the My Hall Pass option available in the My Edline menu.

How to Create a Link to JPAMS (Parent Access Center)

To create an automatic sign-on to JPAMS (Parent Access Center) from a school’s homepage in Edline, you will need to setup a link. District super users can create the link from the Links box on the district homepage and multi-post the link to the specific schools.

  1. On the district homepage, hover over the Links box click the Add Item File:en-us/Edline/040_Super_User/210_SSO/080_Connection_to_JPAMS_Parent_Access_Center_for_Parents/addicon.jpg icon.
    If you do not have the Links box available on the home page, click the View Page As File:en-us/Edline/040_Super_User/210_SSO/080_Connection_to_JPAMS_Parent_Access_Center_for_Parents/viewasicon.jpg icon from your toolbar to open the Resource List page. Select Link from the drop-down and click the Add button.
  2. Type JPAMS (Parent Access Center) as the Title and click Create Now.
  3. In the Link URL box, type the tag for the JPAMS (Parent Access Center) application, including the brackets and lowercase letters:
  4. Select View Link In a New Window When Clicked.
  5. In the Multiple Posting area, add the schools that will have the link.
  6. Click Save and Return.
    The Links box will contain your new JPAMS (Parent Access Center) link on all the selected schools.