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Create a Group

You must be faculty, staff, or a student at UVA to create and administer a MyGroups group.

Recommended for first-timers: Review the MyGroups Administrator Guidelines for a complete list of requirements for creating and managing a group using MyGroups.

Create a MyGroups Group

  1. Browse to the MyGroups Management website. You will arrive on the Create New Group page.
    A NetBadge login is required to access the MyGroups Management website.
  2. Complete the fields in the form.
    Note: the Name field is required.
  3. Add members to the group by clicking the People Search or User (computing) ID button.
    By default, your ID automatically appears in the Members To Be Added field.
    1. To add members by People Search...
      1. Enter the name or partial name of the person you want to look up in the People Search field and click the Perform Search button.
      2. The results of your search will appear as a list in the People Search Results field.
      3. Highlight the name(s) of the person(s) you want to add from the list and click the << Add Members button to move the selected name(s) to the Members To Be Added field.
    2. To add members by User ID...
      1. Enter the computing ID(s) of each member separated by a comma or a space.
        Note: You cannot enter an email alias; it must be the University computing ID.
      2. Click the Add Users button to insert the members into the Members To Be Added field.
  4. Click the Create Group button to submit your group for creation.
    A confirmation screen will appear verifying the creation of your group. When the group is created, you will be designated as the administrator of the group.