• Administrators

Yes. Substitute teachers may apply for a Schoology account if they do not already have one.  Most substitute teachers already have accounts.  If subs are able to log in to, then an account already exists. Long-term substitutes (in assignment for 21 days or more) can be added to MiSiS and will have access to the Schoology Course and Gradebook

No. Students cannot join courses with an access code. Students are automatically provisioned in courses through MiSiS.

Yes. All certificated staff members are automatically provisioned as teachers. As a principal, you may grant “School Support” or any other available Schoology role access to other certificated/classified staff members at your school site via oneAccess at

Yes. The principal can grant access to other certificated staff members at your school site via oneAccess. If the principal would like other staff members to be able to approve role requests, they can apply for an approver role in oneAccess.
As a Principal you have a Principal user role. All other administrators may apply for a "Principal" role through oneAccess. 

Principals have Read-Only Access to view any course at their school site.
Teachers can also give you access to their gradebook using a course access code. Please refer to the "Monitoring Instruction and Engagement" section at for more information.

On the top navigation menu, click on the “Tools” link and select "Advisor Dashboard" to search for a student. You may search by first name, last name, or district ID number. Grades will populate for all courses, past and present, the student is enrolled in. Grades can also be found in Whole Child and in the Schoology FOCUS Dashboards reports.

Teachers have two options. Option 1 is to use ‘Update’. Option 2 is to use the Course Options > Send message. Both methods generate an email but the first option appears on the student’s homepage, course page, message, and email. The second option generates a message and email only. Teachers may also need to apply for access to all location codes for their campus.

Please refer to this video: How to Retrieve Student Grades

Teachers can click on the 'waffle' icon in Schoology to access the Gradebook Report.  Teachers can download a report for their entire class or for an individual student.  The report downloads as a PDF file. Principals can also access these reports for any section offered at their school site. Please refer to the "Monitoring Instruction and Engagement" section at for more information.

Yes. Schoology is the official gradebook for L.A. Unified. Please refer to the following documents::

Online Gradebook Notification Letter

MEM-5788.6 PD Priorities and Banked Time Tuesdays Secondary Schools

Yes. Students can join groups with an access code.
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