Adding users involves providing a name and email address
for a user, and then (optionally) assigning one or more roles to them.
The user is then sent an invitation to the email address provided.
If you are creating a user account for an instructor or
a student, you are also given the option to associate that user with one
or more existing sections.
If you are adding an Administrator AND your institution
Administration enabled, you MUST assign the user to one or more organizations
or departments in order for them to manage hierarchical
objects in the system. With delegation turned on, new
admin users have no access until explicitly assigned. See Using
Delegated Administration for additional information.
If you are adding a or Scheduler
role user, you must assign
that user explicit access to one or more departments and/or organizations
in the system. Scheduler role delegation of access is separate from administrative
To add users individually
- Select USERS
from the main menu.
- At the upper-right of the page, click ADD USER.
- Enter First Name, Last
Name, and Email address for the user (required).
- If necessary, enter the unique
user id to be used by the Single Sign-on authentication system
(if it does not use email to uniquely identify each user).
- Use the sliders to assign one or more roles
to the user.
- If the user is an administrator AND delegated
administration is enabled for your institution, you must assign the user access rights to one
or more departments or organizations in the hierarchy, or to
the Institution-level for full access. By
default these users have no access rights until explicitly assigned.
- If the user is a scheduler,
be sure to assign
the user to one or more departments or organizations, to allow
the user to manage the courses, sections, and schedules for those
- If the user is an instructor or student,
the box expands to allow you to add sections to associate with the
user. The sections must have already been created. Click ADD
- Use the drop-down lists to identify the term,
course, section, and role the user has for the section.
- Click ADD
SECTION again to identify another section to enroll the user
- When finished, click NEXT.
- Review the user information on the screen.
If correct, click INVITE.
The user will receive an email invitation to Echo360 (if
notifications are enabled). The message will include a link that will
allow them to complete system registration including adding or editing
their user profile information.