General Questions about ScholarConnect

ScholarConnect is a web portal for parents of students in schools with the ScholarChip safety and operations system. The portal provides parents with the ability to track and manage various aspects of their students' needs, including managing lunch money, view meals, view attendance, manage alerts and behavioral events. Please note that not all schools activate all features for their parents. ScholarConnect is a service provided by ScholarChip Card LLC for participating schools.
Please note that this is a secure site to preserve the privacy of all student and financial data. In order to use the site parents must register online. Once registered, all that is required is a secure user ID and password. Please note, for security purposes, your account user ID and password should not be shared.
There is no fee for using the site to view your student’s information. Fees may be incurred on ScholarConnect payments as determined by your school district.
The school which your child attends must be a participant with ScholarConnect. Certain site features are determined by the student schools. Purchases, Attendance, and Behavior functionality may not be available for all users.
For assistance or questions regarding use of the ScholarConnect site, you may contact the ScholarChip Help Desk between the hours of 7AM and 4PM EST at (877) 722-2447.
For assistance with questions regarding student account transactions please contact your child’s school.

Registering for ScholarConnect

Click on the New Account link, select the appropriate school from the School drop-down menu and follow the registration instructions. You will need to have the student school ID number, their date of birth, and zip code for the registration process. Only one account is required if you have multiple students in the district.
You can expect to receive an email once registration is complete. Your account is not activated until you click the Activate Account link in the activation email.
Once you have received an email entitled “ScholarConnect Account Activation”, click on the link in the email to activate account. Enter your user ID and password and click Next. This will complete the activation process and you can immediately log into your account. Access to your ScholarConnect account is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If you do not receive the activation email for your ScholarConnect account, you may contact the ScholarChip Help Desk for assistance between the hours of 7AM and 4PM EST. at (877) 722-2447.
Once logged in to ScholarConnect, select Change Password from the Set Up menu on the top right of the screen. Enter the required information and click Next. A confirmation message will indicate the password has been changed.
If you forget your ScholarConnect account password, you can reset your password by clicking on the Forgot Password? link on the Single Sign-On page. Follow the prompts to reset your password. If you are unable to do so you may contact the ScholarChip Help Desk between the hours of 7AM and 4PM EST. at (877) 722-2447 or

Using ScholarConnect

Once logged into the secure ScholarConnect site, go to the My Payment Accounts screen by selecting My Payment Accounts from the Set Up menu on the top right of the screen. Bank Accounts and Credit/Debit Cards may be added depending on the school's authorized permissions. Card Accounts are stored and mananged using an external ScholarChip Account Management service.
Yes. To add other bank accounts, go to the My Payment Accounts screen by selecting My Payment Accounts from the Set Up menu on the top right of the screen. Then, select Add Bank Account. Enter the required information and click Submit.
Yes. To add another student to your account, select My Student Accounts from the Set Up menu on the top right of the screen. Select the Add A Student button and then enter the required information and click Next.
Click on the Add Meal Funds button on the top right of the screen. Select the payment method. Enter the dollar amount(s) for the appropriate student(s) and select Check Out You will be asked to confirm the payment terms and payment information. If you are in agreement select Confirm Payment. A confirmation screen will open to indicate that the transaction was successful.
Yes. To view food items that have been purchased by the student, select the appropriate student from the home page top tabs. Then, select the Meal Account Details section from the left side tab.
Yes. Select the appropriate student from the home page top tabs. The Summary tab provides an overview of the student balance. Additional details can be viewed by selecting the Meal Account Details section from the left side tab.
This function must be activated for your child’s school. To obtain a student school attendance report, select the appropriate student from the home page top tabs. If available, select the Attendance tab from the left menu. Click the desired format button. Your report download should start immediately.
If this function is activated for your child’s school, you may receive e-mail alerts when your child is absent or tardy to school via ScholarConnect. You must add an e-mail address to your current user profile. To do so, select My Contacts from the Set Up section on the top right menu. Click the Add Contact button. Enter the e-mail address and click Submit.
If this function is activated for your child’s school, you may receive text message alerts when your child is absent or tardy to school via ScholarConnect. You must add a cell phone to your current user profile. To do so, select My Contacts from the Set Up section on the top right menu. Enter the cell phone number and click Submit. Click the Add Contact button. Please note, you may incur a text messaging charge when choosing to receive text message alerts. The fee is charged by your phone carrier.
To log out of the ScholarConnect site, click the Sign Out button on the right side of the screen.