Connecting your MIS via XoD to Assembly

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Step 1 – Before you start

  • This option is only available for the following MIS': SIMS, CMIS, Pupil Asset, iSAMS and Arbor.
  • SchoolBooking: If you have signed up for this application, the connection method outlined in this guide is currently only available for iSAMS and Arbor schools.
  • If you get stuck at any point during the setup please contact us on or 020 8506 6100 for support.
  • Please note: an Assembly connection via XoD is provided via Groupcall Xporter on Demand and you will be redirected here to complete the setup.  

Step 2 – Sign up

  • Enter the invite code, then your email and create a password. If you do not have an invite code, please contact
  • Ensure that you have consulted and accepted the terms of service, then click Sign up. 
  • An email will be sent to the address you signed up with - follow the link in this email to activate your Assembly account. 

Step 3 – School information

  • Start typing your school name to narrow down the search, then select from the list. 
  • You can also narrow down the search by entering the school postcode. 
  • Select your MIS - SIMS, CMIS, Pupil Asset, iSAMS, or Arbor (via Xporter on Demand) as your school’s MIS Provider from the dropdown list and press Continue.
  • SchoolBooking: If you have signed up for this application, the connection method outlined in this guide is currently only available for iSAMS and Arbor schools.

Step 4 - Configuring Assembly Connection

  • Once your school is signed up, you'll then need to configure the connection to your school's MIS, by going to the Connector page or pressing Configure Connector

  • In order to do so, you will need to use Groupcall's Xporter on Demand to extract the data from your MIS and pass it to Assembly. Click Grant Access to proceed. This will trigger an email to your inbox with further instructions. 

  • Check your inbox for an email with further instructions on how to set up a connection. You will need to click Begin Authorisation and follow the steps to connect your MIS to Xporter on Demand. 

  • From within Assembly, you can check the status of your PupilAsset <> Xporter on Demand connection:

Step 5 - Checking the Connection has been Configured

  • Once you have completed all setup steps on Xporter on Demand, your school's connector page will update to reflect this status: