Taking attendance on Blackbaud

This is how you take attendance on Blackbaud on the CDNIS Portal.

Attendance Types

  • Lower School
    – Day Attendance
    – Homeroom Teachers Only
  • Upper School
    – Class Attendance
    – All Subject Teacher

Attendance Codes

  • A – Unexcused Absence
  • AE – Excused Absence (by the School)

Tardy Codes

  • L  – Unexcused Late
  • EL – Excused Late (by the School)


1.  Log into CDNIS Portal with your staff number (e.g. P0007)
2.  Choose faweb
3.  Click Attendance

Remember to mark the Attendance Taken for that day.

Click Save.

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