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New Online System

New Ulm Public Schools is changing their online registration and payment systems to Affinety Solutions and Wordware. From this website you can register and pay for the following programs: Activities / Athletics, Community Education, ECFE, Kids Connection and Food Service. This will be a one-stop shop for parents and the community. Please follow these simple steps to register for online account access to these programs.

Please note: you must be using recent browser version. Older versions, specifically Internet Explorer 9 will not work with our software.

How to Setup "My Account" if you have a Student(s) in the District

You will need to follow this process just once to activate your family account and manage your family members. The next time you login you can either make Lunch Payments or make Other Payments for activities, community education, childcare etc.

Select the "My Account" menu item above.You will be re-directed to the SmartSchool Family Access website. Click on the "Login Assistance"  link if you don't remember your user name/password. You can also call us at 800-934-2621.  We have also provided the instructions below for your convenience.

First time Account Setup

Steps to follow on the Affinety Solutions Family Payment & Access Website

1. Enter a valid email address and password, confirm each, then click "Validate Your Email." Please note that your password needs to be at least 8 characters long.

2. Check your email inbox. You should receive an activation email from Wordware Inc. If this email does not arrive, please check your spam/junk folder. You can also have this email resent. The email contains a link that will active your account. Click the activation link.

3. On the next screen, you will be asked to add a Connect Your Family Account and choose "I have a Family Key" and then enter (or copy/paste) the your key code for your family.   If you have not received a Family Activation Key Code please contact the school district for help.

The activation key code can be used one time and is only valid for two months from the date it was issued to you.  Next, click "Finish Connecting Your Family."

Please select and answer a security question, then fill in any changed or missing contact information, then click "Finish Your Registration."  You may also be asked to accept the terms of use.

You can now use the Family Site to make Lunch Payments and check balances or Other Payments option for Community Education, Activities, and more. The orange Go push button is for making food service payments, the red Go  push button is for making activity and community registrations and payments, and the blue Go button is for making Kids Connection payments.

Additional Information:
If you have more than one student account in our system, there is no need to register a second user. After logging in, add another family member to your account. Select the entry "Family Accounts" on top, scroll to the bottom of the page and click the "Connect a family account" button. Follow the instructions of Step 3 to connect a new family.

If you have a spouse or additional guardian that needs access to these online accounts, you may invite them after logging in. Select the entry "Family Accounts" on top. Scroll to the account card that you want and click "Add Family User". Enter the email address of the new user and Click "Add this person as a user". The new user can follow the instructions in their email box to gain access to the account.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

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