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MyGroups

Modify a Group

Recommended for first-timers:

  • Review the MyGroups Administrator Guidelines for a complete list of requirements for creating and managing a group using MyGroups.
  • You can modify the group description, membership, or administrators for a group.
  • You must be the administrator of a MyGroups group in order to modify it.

Modify a 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. Click the Manage Existing Group button.
  3. Select the group you want to modify from the list of groups you administer in the pull-down menu.
  4. Click the Submit Information button.

There are a number of elements you can modify for the selected group: Description, Administrator, Members, Moderators, and Attributes.

To modify the group Description...

  1. Click the Modify Description button.
  2. Enter the new description for the group in the field provided.
  3. Click the Change Description button.

To modify the group Administrator(s)...

  1. Click the Manage Administrators button.
    Note: If you are the only administrator of a group, you will not be able to delete yourself as administrator until you have added another administrator. The system will not allow deletion of the sole administrator of a group.
  2. To ADD an administrator...
    1. Use either the People Search or User ID* options to add a new administrator.
      *See Create a Group for more details on using these options.
    2. Click the Modify Group button at the bottom of the page to commit the change.
  3. To DELETE an administrator...
    1. Select the name of the administrator to be deleted.
    2. Click the Remove Admins » button.
    3. Click the Modify Group button at the bottom of the page to complete the action.

To modify group Members...

  1. Click the Manage Members button.
  2. To ADD members...
    1. Use either the People Search or User ID* options to add a new administrator.
      *See Create a Group for more details on using these options.
    2. Click the Modify Group button at the bottom of the page to commit the change.
  3. To DELETE members...
    1. Select the name of the member(s) to be deleted.
    2. Click the Remove Member » button.
    3. Click the Modify Group button at the bottom of the page to complete the action.

To modify group Moderators...

  1. Click the Manage Moderators button.
  2. To ADD Moderators...
    1. To Add Moderators by People Search
      1. If needed, click Add By People Search button.
      2. Enter name/UVa Computing ID into text box.
      3. Click Perform Search button.
      4. The results of your search will appear as a list in the Potential Moderators field.
      5. Highlight the name(s) of the person(s) you want to add from the list.
      6. Click the << Add Moderators button to move the selected name(s) to the Moderator List field.
      7. Click the Modify Group button.
    2. To Add Administrators by User ID
      1. If needed, click the Add By Userid button.
      2. 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 a University Computing ID.
      3. Click the Add Users button.
      4. Click the Modify Group button.
  3. To DELETE Moderators...
    1. Highlight the name(s) of the person(s) you want to remove as moderators from the Moderator List.
    2. Click the Remove Members >> button.
    3. Click the Modify Group button.

To modify group Attributes...

  1. Click the Manage Attributes button.
  2. For UVaPrivate Group — click radio button to select desired value.
  3. Click Submit Your Changes.

  Page Updated: Thursday 2013-05-30 15:18:57 EDT