Adding Users to a Canvas Course using the CRS

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Note: You can only add an Observer or Course Coordinator to a registrar course. For any other level of access you must get Registrar approval and send that approval to the Academic Technologies team.  Any user level of access can be added to an organization or development site. If you would like to add a test student account to your course site using Cirrus identity please follow these instructions.

  1. Go to the Canvas Request System and log in.
  2. Click the Course User Assignment tab (See Fig. 1).
    Canvas Request System navigation bar, with "Course User Assignment" highlightedFigure 1: Click the Course User Assignment tab
  3. Type information in the box to locate the course that you want to assign. Enter one of the following in the search box:
    • Course number
    • Partial or Full Course ID
    • Instructor SSO ID
  4. Click Search.
  5. When the results appear, click Select on the line of the course you want to assign a user (See Fig. 2).
    Course User Assignment Course Search interface, with the filter field highlighted
    Figure 2: Click Select on the line of the course you want to assign a user.
  6. The course details will appear. Click the Add Course User button (See Fig. 3).Course User Management page in the Canvas Request System, with the Add Course User button highlighted
    Figure 3: Click the Add Course User button
  7. Type the user’s SSO or last name in the search box and click Search (See Fig. 4).User search menu
    Figure 4: Click Search to search for the user
  8. Click Add User for the user you want to add from the list (See Fig. 5).Active user search in the Canvas Request System, with the Add User button highlighted
    Figure 5: Click Add User for the user you want to add from the list
  9. Select the Role. Adding information in the Note box is optional for any role except Student.
  10. To add more users, repeat Steps 8 and 9.
  11. To finalize, click Submit User Assignments (See, Fig. 6).

    Figure 6: Select the Role and click Submit User Assignments.

Modified on Modified on: Fri, Sep 30, 2022 at 1:11 PM

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