How do I automatically assign students to Groups?

Once you create groups in a group set, you can randomly automatically assign students to those groups.

Note: Currently you cannot automatically assign students by section.

Open People

Open People

In Course Navigation, click the People link.

View User Groups

At the top of the People page, click the View User Groups button or an existing group set.

View Group

Confirm you have created all the groups for this group set. If you need more groups, you can create additional groups manually.

Randomly Assign Students

Click the Settings icon [1] for the group set, then click the randomly assign students option [2] to automatically assign students to the existing groups. A popup window will appear in your browser.

Confirm Assignments

Confirm Assignments

Click the Okay button to randomly and automatically assign students to groups.

Note: Currently you cannot automatically assign students by section. If you want to assign by section, you'll have to assign students manually.

View Groups

View the group assignments. You can move students between groups if necessary.