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When setting up Fees Management, it is recommended that you review PowerSchool's payment methods to determine if they meet your district's needs. PowerSchool includes six default payment methods, cash, credit card, check, electronic fund transfer, money order, and other. In needed, you can create as many other payment methods as your district requires.

Add a Payment Method

  1. On the start page, choose District under Setup in the main menu. The District Setup page appears.
  2. Under Fees, click Payment Methods. The Payment Methods page appears.
  3. Click New. The New Payment Methods page appears.
  4. Use the following table to enter information in the fields:

    Field

    Description

    Code

    Enter the name of the method of payment, such as CP.

    Description

    Enter a description of the method of payment, such as Coupon.

  5. Click Submit. The Payment Methods page displays the new payment method.

Edit a Payment Method

  1. On the start page, choose District under Setup in the main menu. The District Setup page appears.
  2. Under Fees, click Payment Methods. The Payment Methods page appears.
  3. Click the payment method you want to edit. The Edit Payment Method page appears.
  4. Edit the information as needed
  5. Click Submit. The Payment Methods page displays the edited payment method.

Delete a Payment Method

Although payment methods can be deleted, it is recommended that you do not delete them to maintain uniformity across the states for state reporting purposes. If you delete a payment method, you must then update any fee record containing that payment method and select a new payment method. Transaction records already created are not affected.

  1. On the start page, choose District under Setup in the main menu. The District Setup page appears.
  2. Under Fees, click Payment Methods. The Payment Method page appears.
  3. Click the payment method you want to delete. The Edit Payment Method page appears.
  4. Click Delete.
  5. Click Confirm Delete. The Selection Deleted page appears.
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