Online Alumni Community FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions
Regarding Spellman Online Community

Provided by IModules Software, Inc.

Please click on any of the questions below for more information regarding the Online Community.

What is the Online Community?

What features are available online?

What does each feature offer me?

Why should I select to receive the electronic newsletter?

Who is able to become a registered user and view my selected personal information?

How do I log in for the first time?

What should I do after logging in the first time?

How do I log in for future sessions?

Why should I make my information viewable?

How do I make a gift online?

What if I am not a Registered User, can I still donate online?

Should I worry about entering my credit card information online in order to donate or pay for events?


What is the Online Community?
The Online Community is a communication tool that uses the internet to provide a number of features. It is available for alumni and friends of the Cardinal Spellman community.

What features are available online? 
Features which are available on the Spellman Alumni Online Community include: News, Events, Member Search and Directory, Classnotes, Photo Albums, Reunions and Ways of Giving.

What does each feature offer me?
News - Read the latest alumni newsworthy headlines from Cardinal Spellman High School. Read it here. Read it first!

Events - View, register and pay for events online. (This site is secured.)

Donations - Make your contribution to Spellman online. It's an easy way to support your alma mater and the current students attending our fine institution.

Member Search and Directory - Search for classmates and/or friends with search criteria like: First Name, Last Name, Graduation Year, etc.

Classnotes - Submit a Classnote about an event or achievement in your life. (With your consent, Classnotes will appear in the Alumni and Friends magazine.)

Photo Albums - Download and display photos with your own online photo album.

Why should I select to receive the electronic newsletter? 
The electronic newsletter provides updated news features, Spellman headlines, and event information. Moreover, you can see who is new to the Online Community, and who has updated their information.

Who is able to become a registered user and view my selected personal information? Only Spellman alumni are invited to join the Online Community.

How do I log in for the first time?
Visit www.spellmanalumni.com. Click on "First Time Login" in the upper left hand corner on the screen. Enter your last name. Click Find. The Account Lookup page will display every member of the Online Community with the last name entered. Please select the appropriate Last Name. Click Next. Please contact the Alumni Office for your ID number with the information below. Enter your ID number. Click Verify. 

What should I do after logging in the first time? 
You will be automatically prompted to enter your current information. Please be sure to enter data in required fields, which are marked with a red asterisk. (*)  Unclick the box to the left if you do not wish your information to appear to other users.  Leave this box clicked if you do wish this information to be seen by other users.

Hint! Update your user name to a frequently used email address, and enter and confirm a password that is easy to remember.  

How do I log in for future sessions? 
Visit www.spellmanalumni.com. Click on "Login" in the upper left hand corner on the screen. Enter the User Name and Password you selected after logging into the Online Community for the first time.

Why should I make my information viewable? 
Please note the check boxes to the right of the text boxes on the Profile page. Placing a check in a box allows you to make your information viewable to other registered users. When your information is viewable, other registered users will be able to search for you based on the provided information. Note: When you make your professional information viewable, you provide a great way to help our alumni for career-networking purposes.  

How do I make a gift online?
The Spellman Community is able to make a gift to the school through the Online Community. Simply click on the Giving button or Give Online button to begin the process.

What if I am not a Registered User, can I still donate online? 
Yes, you can! Please follow the steps below:
1. Visit cardinal-spellman.imodules.com.
2. Click on the Giving button.
3. Enter the amount of your gift.
4. You have the option to make Scheduled Payments. You can choose to make a one-time payment of the entire amount, or you can pay your donation in Monthly, Quarterly, or Semi-annual installments. (Choosing the installment payment option will charge your credit or debit card automatically at the frequency you specify over a one-year period.)
Please remember: Spellman runs on a fiscal year (July 1st - June 30th) and only the amount paid to the school as of June 30th will be recognized in the annual report. This may affect your giving club/society level. Please contact the Office ofAdvancement and Alumni at (508) 584-3004 with questions or concerns.
5. Enter any Donation details if necessary. Please indicate if the gift is a memorial or tribute gift. If it is a Reunion gift, please specify class year.
6. If your employer has a Matching Gift policy, please enter the required information.
7. Please review the Donation Information section of the form. This section contains the donation level and the total amount of your gift.
8. Enter your Billing address information as required by the form.
9. Enter your credit card information as required by the form.
10. Please review your information to ensure that it is correct.
11. Hit the submit button ONE TIME only.
12. You should receive an email confirmation of your gift containing all relevant information.
13. Please contact the Advancement Office with any questions (508)584-3004.  

Should I worry about entering my credit card information online in order to donate or pay for events? 
No, you should not worry. Security remains the primary concern of on-line consumers. The VeriSign Secure Site Program, provided through the Online Community, allows you to submit confidential information with security. You may submit sensitive data (e.g., credit card numbers) to www.spellmanalumni.com with the assurance that:
1. This site has a VeriSign Secure Server ID.
2. VeriSign has verified the organizational name and that IMODULES SOFTWARE INC has the proof of right to use it.
3. This site legitimately runs under the auspices of IMODULES SOFTWARE INC.
4. All information sent to this site, if in an SSL session, is encrypted, protecting against disclosure to third parties.

Please contact the Advancement Office with any questions develope@spellman.com or (508) 584-3004.

Last Updated May 3, 2005 

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