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Students can be placed in groups to allow them to collaborate on projects and other class activities.

Step-by-step guide

  1. Access the Groups tool from the Control Panel under Users and Groups.

  2. Hover over Create and select Manual Enroll. If you select Self-Enroll the students will have to individually enroll in the Group.

  3. Name the group and add an optional description.
  4. Ensure that the group is available.

  5. Select any tools that you'd like the group to use.

  6. When the Allow Personalization option is selected, a student can add personal modules to the group homepage, such as What's New and My Calendar.

  7. Click Add Users under Membership.

  8. Now add students to the group. You can select multiple students by holding down CTRL as you select.


    For instructors wanting to participate in their groups, you must also add yourself as well. As the instructor, to be able to see or add yourself, you will need to select the Show all users regardless of role in the Add Users box and then select Go.
    Instructors, Teaching Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Guests, etc. will now show up under your Add Users list.
  9. Click Submit. The Group will appear in the Group list. 


For questions or comments, contact the Computer Services Help Desk