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Assigning Sub-Administrators

Creating a new sub-account and assigning a sub-administrator



Click the New Account green plus icon to the right of your account name on the administrator homepage.



Enter the following:

  • Account name
  • Join Password (six or more characters long, used for instructors joining the account)




(Optional) Assign an account sub administrator by checking the Add a sub-administrator to this account checkbox.




If you don't assign a sub-administrator on sub-account creation you can at a later date. Editing the Administrator email / last name / first name this will assign this person as a sub-administrator. This will only happen for a sub-account, changing the details on a primary account will make them the primary administrator. 

Assigning  Sub-Administrators to an Existing Account


If there are sub-accounts on a primary account, a sub-administrator can be assigned or changed by the administrator of the primary account. Sub-administrators will only have access to the accounts they are assigned to.



From your administrator homepage, click the edit icon to the right of a sub-account and select Edit account settings from the drop down menu.



Enter the first name, last name, and e-mail for the sub-administrator.


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If a sub-administrator was not set on sub-account creation you will instead edit the 'Administrator' email address, last name, and first name. The current details will be that of the primary administrator.


Make sure that the account you are changing is a sub-account and not the primary account. Changing the details for the primary account will make them the new primary administrator.


Click the Submit button to assign the new sub-administrator.


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The new administrator will be sent a notification Email if there is an existing user profile under the Email address provided. If a profile does not exist, a confirmation Email and temporary password will be provided via Email.

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