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How do I view the settings for an account in Gauge?

You can view the settings for your Gauge account.

On the Settings page, you can change your account's timezone. When creating a deployment, your account timezone will determine when the assessment will be deployed to students.

You can also view user roles and manage admin roles from the Settings page.

Open Gauge

Open Gauge

In Global Navigation, click the Gauge link.

Open Gauge Navigation Menu

Open Gauge Navigation Menu

To open the Gauge Navigation Menu, click the Menu icon.

Open Settings Page

Open Settings Page

Click the Settings link.

View Settings Page

View the Settings page. The Settings page includes general settings [1] and user role settings [2].

Change Timezone

Change Timezone

To change the timezone for your account, click the Timezone drop-down menu [1] and select the option for your timezone [2].

View User Roles

In User Roles Settings, you can view the role types in your account [1], the effect each role has on assessments [2], and the number of users assigned to each role [3].

You can also view how each role is assigned [4]. Teacher and student roles can only be assigned by SIS enrollments. The admin role can be inherited from Canvas or assigned manually. By default, the Inherit administrator role from Canvas option will be enabled [5].

Manage Admin Role

To manage admin roles, click the Inherit administer role from Canvas button so the option is turned off [1]. Then click the Manage button [2].

View Admins

View Admins

View the admins for your Gauge instance [1]. You can also view the email address [2] and ID number for each admin [3].

To revoke admin rights for a user, click the Revoke button for the user [4].

Grant Admin Role

Grant Admin Role

To grant admin permissions for a user, type the name of the user in the Grant role to user field [1] and select the name when it displays below [2]. Then click the Grant Role button [3].