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How to Register for an Activity with a QR Code

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The following article will show you how to register for an activity through the SumTotal mobile app.

Need to know

  • You must have the SumTotal App to access your profile QR code
  • For the smoothest experience, SumTotal mobile app and login prior to following the steps below
  • Registration will appear on the mobile app and the desktop version of CSU Learn

The SumTotal mobile app is not required for users to download. By downloading the app, the user recognizes the use of a personal device to preform work / compliance related actions. As an alternative, users can preform all registration actions on a desktop computer.

Registering for an Activity using a QR Code

  1. Open your phone’s camera and scan the QR Code presented for the activity
  2. Click the URL / link that presents once you scan the QR Code

3. You will be prompted to open the page in “SumTotal” which will open the SumTotal mobile app. Click Open.

If you haven’t downloaded the Mobile app yet, you’ll be prompted to do so.

If you’re not logged in, you’ll be prompted to log in

4. Once you’re logged in to the Mobile app, scanning the QR code takes you to the activity’s details page Depending on the type of activity you’ll either register or launch (start) the activity

Launching Online Activities

For online activities, click start to begin

Registration for Instructor Led Training (In-Person or Virtual)

Login into the SumTotal mobile app before scanning QR code

  1. Scan the QR code, you’ll be directed to login into the app. Once logged in you’ll be redirected to the activity to confirm registration.
  2. Click Register

3. Once you’re registered, the activity details page refreshes. You’ll see a success message and notice your status has changed to Registered.

4. If you register for an activity during the course session, you can click “Mark Attendance” and scan the QR code again to mark yourself as completed.

If you don't see the Mark Attendance button, you may need to manually refresh the activity's details page.

Depending on the activity, your status on the activity may immediately change to “Attended” or you may see a message on the activity’s details page explaining that your attendance is pending approval. If it’s pending approval, your status won’t change to “Attended” until a designated CSU Learn administrator / instructor approves your attendance. Either way, no further action is required on your part.

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