How to Mark a post-deadline Application as Eligible for the Lottery
As you may know, all applications submitted after your Open Enrollment End Date will be marked as not eligible to be run in your lottery. These post-deadline applications are labeled in SchoolMint as “post-enrollment” or PE. Applications that were submitted before your deadline are labeled “open enrollment” or OE.
PE applications will either be marked to go straight into the waitlist after the lottery (below the students who are run in the lottery), or will remain in “submitted” status if you have informed SchoolMint that you will be running multiple lotteries.
As an Admin, you can manually change this label, allowing certain applications to go into the lottery even if the deadline was missed, or holding others back. To do this, click on the application. Next to “Application type,” click in the pencil icon:
You will be asked if you want to move the application to “Open Enrollment” (if you are trying to make the application eligible for the lottery) or “Post Enrollment” (if you are trying to make it non-eligible for the lottery). Click on the option provided: