Creating a User - New Portal Beta

September 20, 2016

Both Institution and Department Level Admins are able to create Users within the portal. Depending on which type of User you are, or your Administration Level Rights, follow the steps below in order to create new Users.

Creating a User Account

1) Once logged into the new portal, click on the Admin tab in the top right corner.

2) Select Users from the drop-down menu. 

3) Ensure the Admins sub-tab has been selected. 

4) Choose Create Admin

5) Depending on your Administration Level Rights, you will only be able to create specific types of Users, as outlined below.


Creating Users as an Institution Level Admin

As an Institution Level Admin, you are able to create:

  • Other Institution Level Admins
  • Department Level Admins
  • Course Admins, or Instructors
  • Assessment Admins 

1) Fill in the new User's information: 

  • Email Address - Type in the Users email address that will be used to login to the portal.
  • Institution Level Administration - Toggle this option in order to create a User with Institution Level Rights; The Courses field will then disappear.
  • Department Level Administration - Toggle this option in order to create a User with Department Level Rights. 
  • Courses (if applicable) - Start typing in the name of the Course that this User will be assigned to. You can also click the Browse All link to see all courses within the institution. If neither the Institution or Department Level toggle options are selected, this User will now be considered a Course Admin.
  • Time Zone - Select the Users current time zone. Initially, the time zone will default to the 'Institutions Default' time zone.

2) With all of the new Users information filled in, click Create to generate the email invite. The new User will receive the invite and must complete the form within 72 hours to finalize their account. If they do not complete this form, they will need to have their invite re-sent to them. To do so, click to Edit their profile, and click the Re-send Invite button.

 

Creating Users as a Department Level Admin

As a Department Level Admin, you are able to create:

  • Other Department Level Admins
  • Course Admins, or Instructors
  • Assessments Admins 

1) Fill in the new User's information: 

  • Email Address - Type in the Users email address that will be used to login to the portal.
  • Department Level Administration - Toggle this option in order to create a User with Department Level Rights; The Courses field will then disappear.
  • Courses - Start typing in the name of the Course that this User will be assigned to. You can also click the Browse All link to see all courses within the institution. If neither the Institution or Department Level toggle options are selected, this User will now be considered a Course Admin.If the Department Level toggle option is not selected, this User will now be considered a Course Admin
  • Time Zone - Select the Users current time zone. Initially, the time zone will default to the 'Institutions Default' time zone.

2) With all of the new Users information filled in, click Create to generate the email invite. The new User will receive the invite and must complete the form within 72 hours to finalize their account. If they do not complete this form, they will need to have their invite re-sent to them. To do so, click to Edit their profile, and click the Re-send Invite button.

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