Automatic logout for inactivity in Imagine MyPath


This article applies to the following products:

  • Imagine MyPath
  • Imagine Purpose
  • Imagine Science Corner

Program timeouts and warnings will display when users are not active in the product for a certain amount of time. 


When District Administrators, School Administrators, and Teachers are inactive in the program for 85 minutes a message with a five-minute warning and timer will display. The user is auto-logged out when the timer expires. 


Idle Logout Location Description
When a student is in a lesson/assignment player

15 minutes before the "Are you still there?" message will display you have 5 minutes before auto-logout. When the 5 minutes run out (20 minutes total) the student is logged out.

Affects active time calculation in reports.

When a student is NOT in a lesson/assignment player  A warning will display after 27 minutes of inactivity, with a 3-minute countdown timer until auto-logout (30 minutes total).
When a student is in the assessment player

The "Are you still there?" message appears 5 minutes after the student's last interaction with the assessment, and remains on the screen for 90 seconds before the student is automatically redirected back to the MyPath student portal (6.5 minutes total).

The timer will reset once the student dismisses the alert. Student responses will be saved before the auto-logout of the testing session.