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CougarVIEW Instructor Guides: Create a group

Need help with something in CougarVIEW? Good news! We have a number of guides to show you how to use the many tools and resources in CougarVIEW. These guides cover topics like using the grade book, setting up quizzes, creating groups, and many more.

Create a group

Overview : Groups have a maximum enrollment of 200 users. If there are more than 200 users in a course, you can create new group categories; there is no limit on the number of group categories in a course.

  1. "Select the 'Communications' dropdown in the navbar and choose the 'Groups' option."

Group menu selection


  1. On the Manage Groups page, from the View Categories drop-down list, select the category you want to add a group to.

Select category


  1. From the context menu of the category, click Add Group.

Add group


  1. If you do not want to use the default name provided, enter a Group Name.

Group name


  1. If you do not want to use the default group code provided, enter a Group Code.
  2. Enter a Description for the group.
  3. Click Save.

Save group

Video - Create a group