Set up a new user's account before they can access and edit the site.

(* = required field)

1. Go to People in the main navigation menu.

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Screenshot of People section

 

2. Once you're on the People page, click Add user.

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Screenshot of Add user button

3. Email address: Add the user's Duke email address (e.g., first.lastname@duke.edu or NetID@duke.edu).

4. Username*: Add the user's NetID email address (NetID@duke.edu).

5. Password*: You must enter a password in order to create the account. Please create a strong, unique password using the Secure Password Guidelines. However, this password will not be used to log in - the user will authenticate to the site with their NetID and NetID password.

6. Status: Leave this as the default "Active" value.

7. Notify user of new account: If you select this checkbox, the user will receive an email notification about their new account.

  • Note: Currently, the Notify user of new account feature is not working and is being investigated by our development team.
     
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Screenshot of fields to complete for a new user account

8. You will need to add Roles to each user's account. Refer to our User Role Definitions guide.

9. Click the Create new account button