Available Roles and Permissions

The following roles and permission are available for TCU Online users.  Standard roles are Professor and Student. If you have additional users who need to be enrolled in your course, please Request Additional Enrollments.  Requests for enrollments must come from a Professor in the course.

  • Auditor – A Student role for auditing a course. Can participate in course activities. Limitations: will not see grades or appear in gradebook.
  • Course Viewer – A Student role for tutors/advisors/writing assistants to view course. Limitations: no ability to participate or interact. Will not see grades or appear in grade book.
  • Guest Lecturer – A Professor role to view course and participate/interact with students. Limitations: no editing or access to grades.
  • Guest Viewer – A Professor role to view course. Limitations: no participation/interaction with students. No editing or access to grades.
  • Librarian – Most similar to a Professor role. Can create/edit/copy content, interact with students, and access grades. This role should be used for TCU Librarians.
  • Librarian (No Grades) – Most similar to a Professor role. Can create/edit/copy content and interact with students. Limitations: no access to grades. This role should be used for TCU Librarians.
  • Professor – This is a standard instructor role. Can create/edit/copy content, interact with students, and access grades.
  • Special Course Admin – A Professor role with the ability to change start/end dates in course, and enroll and unenroll students in a course.
  • Student – This is a standard student role.
  • Student (Past Access) – This is similar to the Student role with the ability to access the course past the end date of the course. This would be used for students needing to finish an Incomplete in a course.
  • TA – Most similiar to a Professor role without the ability to Copy/Import/Export content.
  • TA (No Editing) – Similiar to a Professor role without the ability to Copy/Import/Export content. Limitations: no ability to edit.
  • TA (No Grades) – Similiar to a Professor role without the ability to Copy/Import/Export content. Limitation: no access to grades.