Quick Check In Tips

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Once you've created the event and launched your station, you're ready to start checking people in from a Manned, Self, or Roster Station. Use our tips from each station to check people in quickly and keep those lines short!

Print These Tips!

Download this image, and then put these tips in a place where your volunteers can easily access them!


You can type a whole name or phone number to search for someone, or you can follow our tips for checking in someone even faster!

Manned Station

On a Manned Station, enter the name of the person to begin checking in the household or individual.

For the fastest searching, type the first two letters of the first name and the first two letters of the last name.


The Speed Tips will show by default. Hide those from the settings by selecting the gear.

Self Station

On a Self Station, enter at least the last four digits of your phone number to check in members of your household.

If another person has a phone number similar to yours, you may have to choose your household from a list.

Check the boxes next to the people who are checking in then select Check in x People.

check in screen

If the checkbox is missing from the screen, that means they've already been checked in.


Use the scanner to scan a Church Center QR code, a barcode, or a mobile pass for faster check in!

scan mobile pass

An Admin will need to enable the Church Center app or add a barcode or mobile pass in order for them to be accessible from the scanner.

Keyboard Shortcuts

The Household and Details pages have shortcuts you can use on a Manned Station.

Use keyboard arrows to hover over the correct profile then push the space bar or enter key to select the name of the person being checked in. Type the letter associated with the information on the image to use one of the shortcuts.

check in

If you forget the shortcuts on any page, type the ? to pull up a list of all the shortcuts!

When you type D, you'll be taken to the Details page, which has more shortcut keys to select more information.


At this time, there are no shortcut keys for Times and Locations. However, access Options, you much first select a Location with options enabled.


In classrooms, volunteers can quickly check in people from the roster station by using the up and down arrows and enter to check people in.

class list

Once class is over, they can even switch to check out to keep the class list up to date as people leave.

Many churches use lots of other quick tips--join their dialogue on Slack!

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