How do I create self sign-up Groups?

Self sign-up groups allow users to choose the subgroup they want to be in. You can also limit the number of members who can sign up for each subgroup.

Note: You may have to change the group settings later if you want to prevent students from switching sections.

View People

View People

Click the People link.

View User Groups

View User Groups

Click the View User Groups button.

Make a New Set of Groups

Click the + Group Set button.

Add Self Sign-up Group

Add Self Sign-up Group

Click the Allow self sign-up checkbox.

Complete Group Settings

Complete Group Settings

If you want to require group members to be in the same section, click the Require group members... checkbox [1]. This option is only available as part of a self sign-up group.

Enter the number of groups you would like to create [2]. You can create more groups at a later time, if necessary.

You can also limit the number of group members for each group [3] to help keep your groups balanced. To limit a group, type in the maximum number of members who can be in a group. You can also use the arrows in the number field [4] to increase or decrease the number. Once the group is full, students will not be able to join the group. If you do not want to limit the group, leave this field blank.

Click the Save [5] button to create the new set of groups.

Verify Self Sign-up

Verify your self sign-up group underneath the group title and group settings.

Student View: Self Sign-up Groups

Student View: Self Sign-up Groups

Students will be able to see and join available sub-groups through the People tool. Students are only able to join one sub-group at a time.

Add Additional Subgroups

To add an additional subgroup, click the + Group button [1].

Save Subgroup

Save Subgroup

A new subgroup will populate at the end of the existing subgroup list. Type in a name for the subgroup [1] then click the Save button [2].

Modify Subgroup

To modify a subgroup, hover over the subgroup you want to edit. To edit the name of the subgroup, click the gear icon [1], then click Edit [2]. To delete the subgroup, click Delete [3].

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