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KB1070 - How do I manually add (enrol) students or teachers/instructors into my Moodle course?
Posted by Blair Friesen, Last modified by Blair Friesen on 05 January 2018 08:43 AM

Manually adding (enrolling) Students or Teachers into your Moodle course
Note: This article has been revised to show the instructions for the new default Boost theme.

To enroll someone into one of your courses, 

  1. click on the gear icon, near the top-right of your course's main page
  2. click More... at the bottom of the drop-down menu
  3. click on the Users tab (beside the Course administration tab)
  4. click on Enrolled users, in the Users section
  5. click on the [Enrol users] button, near the top-right of the Enrolled users page
  6. IMPORTANT: use the Assign roles drop-down menu to chose the type of role you are about to assign
  7. in the search field, enter the name or portion of the name of the student or teacher and click on the [Search] button
  8. find the name in the users found list (If you don't find it, try typing in something else. If you still can't find the name, read Knowledgebase article KB1118 for a potential solution.
  9. IMPORTANT: If you see multiple instances of the same name, be sure to chose the correct one! If you see a teacher with a student email address (e.g.,, do NOT use that user. Look for the one with the employee email address (e.g,
  10. click on the [Enrol] button, to the right of the correct name.
  11. continue to add any other users in this same way, and when you're finished, click on the [Finish enrolling users] button. You should then see the new name/s appear under the list of enrolled users.

Note: This KB article is linked to the OTS Course.

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