Adding a user to the course
Posted by , Last modified by Katherine Martell on 04 February 2016 04:28 PM

If you are interested in adding PSU users to your class, you have the ability to enroll them into one of the following roles:

  • Teacher - the Teacher has complete access to a course.
  • Librarian - the Librarian role is a modified teacher role, except there is no access to the grades area.
  • Non-editing teacher - the Non-editing teacher role is similar to the Teacher, except editing is disabled. Users in this role can access grades and reports, as well as student submissions.
  • Importer - the Importer role allows the designated user to import your course content into their own section. They do not have editing privileges in your course, so they will not be able to edit. They can however choose to edit the content if they import it into one of their own sections.
  • Student - Students can view resources, interact with activities, and are eligible to be graded. This role is synced to Banner, so students will be automatically added/removed according to their registration status.
  • Visiting student - this role is a replica of the Student role but is not synced to Banner. Users in this role will not be eligible for grading.
  • Guest - Guest users can only view resources in a class. They are not able to interact with activities.

Note: For more information on allowing non-PSU users into your class, please visit the Allowing guests into your course page.


  1. Log into myPlymouth
  2. Select the myCourses tab and the myCourses window appears.
  3. In the center column, select your class title from the appropriate semester category in the myCourses channel. You will now be looking at your course's home page.
  4. In the Settings block (usually on the left sidebar), select the Users option.
  5. Click on the Enrolled users link.
  6. Select the Enroll users button that appears in the top right corner.
  7. In the Assign Roles drop down menu, select the appropriate role for the user to be assigned.
  8. Below, in the Search text box, type in the user's last name.
    • Tip: Do not type the person's full name. Always search for their last name (it will be easier to find in the list).
  9. Select the Enter key on your keyboard (or Return) to search the system.
  10. When you found the correct user, select the Enroll button next to his/her name.
  11. Select the Finish enrolling users button to complete the process.
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