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Attendance Tracking

ID card-based attendance tracking in select University lecture halls for instructor-led classes and special events.

How to Access


  • Available in physical classroom and other spaces with devices installed
  • Must be an instructor of record or staff at OHIO to request
  • Best used in spaces where software options like TopHat is not feasible
  • Active OHIO ID required for use


Attendance tracking is permanently installed in the following Athens Campus lecture halls:

  • Bentley Hall 236
  • Bentley Hall 240
  • Clippinger 194
  • Copeland Hall 104
  • Grover Center W115
  • Morton Hall 201
  • Morton Hall 235
  • Morton Hall 237
  • Stocker Center 103
  • Walter Hall 135
  • Walter Hall 145

Temporary readers can be enabled in the following locations on request:

  • Baker Center Ballroom Pre-Function Area
  • Baker Center 240/242 Multipurpose Room
  • Schoonover 145


  • Faculty and staff

How to Request

Instructors of record: Self-service

Any instructor of record (as identified in PeopleSoft) who is teaching in a lecture hall that includes a card reader can log into the attendance tracking application and enable tracking for their class.

Special events: Contact the IT Service Desk

Any faculty or staff member can request attendance tracking in a reader-equipped lecture hall. Readers also can be set up temporarily in the Baker University Center Ballroom Pre-Function area, the Baker University Center Multipurpose Room 242, and Schoonover 145. To request attendance tracking for an event, contact the IT Service Desk.