Bulk Add New Users

This lesson will teach you how to add multiple new users at once using Bulk Registration Codes. Bulk Registration Codes are purchased directly from Chalk & Wire by the institution and can only be accessed by Administrators. They are used to create one or multiple new user accounts.

Step 1: Access Codes

Step 1: Access Codes

1. Click on the Main Menu icon.

2. Select Users & Groups.

3. Select Codes.

Step 2: Locate Bulk Code

Step 2: Locate Bulk Code

Under the "Bulk Registration Codes" heading:

4. Locate the appropriate code and use its Actions menu to select Add Users.

NOTE: If you are uncertain of which user type (Student, Assessor, Administrator) to create accounts for, please refer to our User Types & Permissions support documentation.

Step 3: Add New Users

Step 3: Add New Users

In order to create an account you must provide the following information (minimum requirement): First Name, Last Name, Email Address. You can also provide additional information if desired, including: Requested User ID, Password, Student/Employee Number, and Department Name(s).

5. Select whether or not you would like to send an email to the new user(s) upon account creation. The email will contain pertinent information, such as login ID and password.

6. Select the Delimiter style (tab, pipe, comma).

NOTE: If you will be copying and pasting the user’s information from an Excel spreadsheet, select the ‘tab’ delimiter. If you will be typing the text in manually, it is recommended that you use the ‘comma’ or ‘pipe’ delimiters.

7. Enter the new user(s) information into the text entry box on the right by copying and pasting from an Excel spreadsheet OR by manually entering the information. You must enter a valid email address for all new users in order create the account.

NOTE: When pasting information from an Excel spreadsheet, do not include empty cells from the spreadsheet, as they will cause an error when creating the accounts. Only highlight and copy cells containing the user information.

8. Click Continue.

Step 4: Define Columns

Step 4: Define Columns

9. Define the columns by using the appropriate drop-down menus.

10. Click Continue.

Step 5: User Creation Confirmation

Step 5: User Creation Confirmation

The new accounts will be confirmed in green. A summary of the new accounts will be provided.