This version of The Student Accommodations Manager (SAM V2) is no longer sold nor supported. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about The Student Accommodation Manager.
SAM V2 is a relational database application. An understanding of the following terms and concepts is essential to understanding the SAM V1 design:
SAM V2 organizes data into different tables that allow you to instantly access, sort, and find information for an individual student or related data sets.
At the core is the Student table, however, SAM V2 allows users to manage data for and report on:
In addition, SAM V2 allows for easy application setup and customization by adding or editing records in the following tables:
Access to SAM V2 requires a login and password. Each user is provided with their own login and password. It is up to the institution to manage user accounts.
SAM V2 users can access the same data simultaneously. However, using permissions, you can determine what data users can see and what functions users can perform.
Functions include adding, editing, viewing or deleting data. For example, a user can be setup so that they can view records in a table but not add records to the table.
Table level permissions can be configured for users. For example, a user can be setup to access student records but not disability records. SAM V2 does not support field level permissions. If a user can view student records, the user can view all fields on the student record.
With SAM V2, you can quickly and easily find and view your data the way you want. Reporting is simple, with:
The institution is responsible for installing and configuring the SAM V2 software. Most setup customizations are easily performed by adding or modifying records in the database located under the administration menu.
To help with implementation, it is important to consider:
Use the SAM V2 Implementation Guide to organize necessary information and assist developers with building the application.