Welcome! In this tutorial, you will learn how to check or change the enrollment key on your course site. The first part of the article focuses on course sites that host one section of students, and the second part focuses on course sites that host two or more sections of students.

Enrollment key for one section (group) on one course site

Step 1

Click on “Users” in the administration block on the right-hand side of your Moodle page, then click on “Enrollment methods”

Screenshot 1: Enrollment methods is found under the users tab in the administration box.

Step 2

Next, on the Enrollment methods page, click on the little gear under “Edit” in the “Self enrollment (Student)” row.

Screenshot 2: The gear button is found in the edit column of the self-enrollment row box.

Step 3

Step 2 will take you to the “Self enrollment” page. Check the “Unmask” block next to”Enrollment key”, and the enrollment key will be revealed. You can now view and edit the enrollment key. Click “Save changes” at the bottom of the page if you wish to edit the enrollment key, or “Cancel” if you only viewed it.

Screenshot 3: The unmask checkbox is found next to the enrollment key text field.

 

 

Enrollment keys for multiple sections (groups)  

Step 1

Click on “Users” in the administration block on the right-hand side of your Moodle page, then click on “groups”

Screenshot 4: "Groups" is found under the "users" folder in the "administration" box.

Step 2

Click on one of the sections (groups) in your course and then click on “Edit group settings”

Screenshot 5: Choose a section and then click on "Edit group settings."

Step 3

Check the “Unmask” block next to”Enrollment key”, and the enrollment key will be revealed. You can now view and edit the enrollment key. Click “Save changes” at the bottom of the page if you edited the enrollment key, or “Cancel” if you only viewed it.

Screenshot 6: The unmask checkbox can be found right of the enrollment key text field.

Step 5

Repeat steps 1-4 for the other section in your course.

 

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If you encounter difficulty during any part of these tasks, please e-mail us at moodle@iastate.edu for assistance, or stop by 306 Ross during our scheduled support hours.

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