The following requirements are for clients that are either NEW to ARMS or did not previously track CARA in ARMS. Importing historical participation will update each academic year included with the roster provided and their participation statuses.

For information on how to bulk update total seasons used, without updating individually year by year, please see the article on updating the Previous Seasons Used field.


  • Each historical Academic Year should be configured in ARMS.

  • Import should have a separate tab, workbook, or row for each Academic Year.

  • One of the attached template formats should be used; or if exported from a current system, should be formatted to match


Importing with Separate Tabs Template

Importing with Separate Workbooks Template (i.e. separate file for each year)

Importing with Separate Rows Template

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