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You can add students, faculty, and teaching assistants to your course at any time, as long as the individual you want to add has a PSU ODIN account. Students and instructors are generally added automatically via the Banner registration system.

If you think there is a problem with the automatic registration process in your course, or have any questions about adding people to D2L, please contact the Faculty Support Desk.

Add Participants

  1. Click on People and then Classlist from the navigation bar in your course.
  2. Click Add Participants and then Add existing users. Note: “existing users” are anyone with an active PSU Odin account.
  3. Scroll down to the Add Existing Users section, and search for the person you want to add.
  4. Select the checkbox to the left of the user’s name in the search results. Select a Role (see below) and Section.

    • Guest faculty and TAs automatically have access to all sections, just pick any section here.
  5. Click Enroll Selected Users. You should receive a confirmation notice.

NOTE: The most common reason for a user not to appear in the search results is because they are already enrolled in your course. Double check the Classlist.

Participant Roles

TA Roles

  • TA – Grader: Low-level access. Grading only.
  • TA – Teaching Only: Mid-level access. Post in discussions, create news announcements, and grade.
  • TA Course Building: High-level access. Edit course shell with instructor-level access. Cannot activate the course, change the start/end dates, or copy content from one course to another.

Student Roles

  • Added Student: Full student access for users not enrolled in Banner. Must have an ODIN username.
  • Incomplete Student: Access to course after end date.

Faculty Role

  • Faculty Guest: Instructor level access. Cannot activate, start, or end a course.

This article was last updated on Aug 9, 2021 @ 9:07 am.