This works for adding the same contact record to multiple ideas using a single file. While this article is written specifically for Student Accounts and the RFNDCHCE contact record, it can be applied to any contact record type. Just skip Steps 1 thru 3 for other contact types.
*Note: the ‘RFNDCHCE’ contact record is programed so that a student can only have one at a time. If you attempt to add a contact record for a student who already has ‘RFNDCHCE’, it will just skip it in the Contact Record Batch Program
Save this file to a directory on your computer that is meaningful for you. It doesn’t need any extension (i.e. .doc, .txt, .csv, etc). You can accomplish this by copying the IDs into Notepad, and saving as a file without an extension. Filename can only be 13 characters long and must not contain any spaces.