Student Username - Importing a CSV

Educators can add up to 250 unique Student Usernames to a Topic or Group at one time. Educators can enter the Student Usernames one by one, or they can import them using a CSV file!

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  1. Access your Educator account at admin.flipgrid.com 
  2. Select the Groups tab.
    1. Click on + Groupmceclip2.png to create a new group
    2. On your existing group, select More options mceclip0.pngand Edit the Group
  3. Scroll to the Permissions section
  4. Click on Usernamemceclip1.pngto add or edit your student list
  5. Select upload a CSV file to import your Student Usernames

Formatting the CSV

The spreadsheet should include 3 headings - first_name, last_name, and id. Educators can download a template here: Student Username Template. Here's an example of how the spreadsheet should be formatted:

first_name last_name id
John Smith js1
Harry Potter hp23
Steve Johnson sj145

Keep in mind, Student Usernames are space and case sensitive. 

Uploading the CSV

The CSV should be saved as a .csv file. When saving the file in your program (Microsoft Word, Google Sheets, Numbers, etc.), please ensure you are saving as a CSV.

 


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