How to Configure a Community Floor Plan

For: Administrators

In order to assign residents’ ALIS profiles to their rooms, the community floor plan must be configured to match the buildings’ rooms as closely as possible.  To do this, go to Communities > Floor Plan.

  • The top of this page as two tabs – the Floor Plan tab is where we create and edit rooms. Above the list of rooms are options for filtering and searching for specific rooms, which can be helpful if your building is large.
  • The Settings tab is where we update the room categories, room types, and toggle whether room assignment is required upon resident move-in in ALIS.  These functions are very important for ensuring occupancy data is accurate.

To add rooms to your community’s floor plan:

  1. First we want to go in the Settings tab to setup the Room Categories and Room Types at your building. Room Category is often similar to the resident’s product type, and many people will use this as a way to meaningfully sort occupancy statistics. Room Types are often different sizes and rates for the residents.
  2. Next, go to the Floor Plan tab and click the Create New Rooms button. This opens a pane from the right where you must name the floor, hall, room category, room type, and then you can create a range of rooms. If your room blocks have the same number of beds, use the buttons A, B, C, and D to set reflect that number of beds.

To edit the room attributes, there are two options:

  1. Select the rooms you would like to work on using the checkboxes to the left of each room name.  You can also use the checkbox at the top of the table to select all of the rooms within a floor. Once you select the rooms you want to update, use the Bulk Set option at the top of left of the table to open a pane where you can update their attributes as a whole (make changes that affect all rooms).
  2. Click the Bulk Edit button at the top right of the table to see the all rooms on that floor on another page to make individual changes to them.


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