Blackboard (Faculty) - Groups: Add or Remove Students from a Group

This document provides an overview of adding and removing students from a Group.

Add Students to Existing Groups

When you create a group, one step in the process is to add students. You may need to add students after the groups have been created. Whether you created individual groups or a group set, or chose manual, random, or self-enroll groups, users are added the same way.

  1. From the Control Panel, click on Users and Groups, then click Groups.

  2. Identify the group. Click on the drop down arrow next to the Group Name and select Edit Group.

  3. Under "Membership" click on the Add User button.

  4. A new window will open with a list of the students in the class. Check the box(s) next to the students name that are to be add to this group.

  5. Click Submit at the bottom of the page.

  6. The students will be added to the "Membership" list.

  7. Click Submit at the bottom of the page.

Remove Students from Groups

  1. From the Control Panel, click on Users and Groups, then click Groups.

  2. Identify the group. Click on the drop-down menu next to the Group Name and select Edit Group.

  3. Under "Membership" either click the Remove All Users button or click the X next to the student's name to remove individual students.

    Remove students from group

  4. Click Submit at the bottom of the page.

Reviewing All Users Enrollment in Groups

  1. From the Control Panel, click on Users and Groups, then click Group.

  2. In the top right of the window, select the All Users tab.

    tabs on groups page

  3. You can review each user in the course and see their group enrollments. 

  4. You can also add and remove the user from specific groups on this page.

    To add a user to a group, click the + Add to Group button that appears when you hover your mouse over the students name.
    Select the group in the drop down box and click Submit.

    To remove a user from a group, click the Group name. Click OK in the pop-up box.

    list of all users on a group page


Keywordsblackboard, black board, bb, group, groups, add students, remove students, add, remove, collaborate, collaboration   Doc ID54541
OwnerCenter I.GroupSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created2015-07-31 10:09:37Updated2024-02-01 09:27:59
SitesSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville
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