The Students module has the ability to autocreate student IDs, which appear in the student record and you can use to identify and locate students' throughout the system. The Student Number assigned to a student appears in the student record:
Just leave the field blank, and the system will generate a unique Student ID number for you.
To turn on this feature, you'll need to go to the "Features" Page and click on the "Configure" link next to the "Student Tracking" module:
Just check the check box and save, and you're done. Let us know what you think!