Do I have to manually enter the entry date for future students?

Sometimes, when trying to keep student data as accurate as possible, it is unclear whether or not certain data points are updated automatically or need to be manually entered on a student-by-student basis, for example, the entry date field on the student's person record.

Sheila Abbott's entry date, located on the Enr History tab of her person record.

The Entry Date field is populated automatically for future students when the Start School Year procedure is run, based on the start school date for that year. If a student's Entry Date field is already populated or was manually entered, then the Start School Year procedure does not overwrite the existing entry date.

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