How to Bulk Upload Cohorts

How to Bulk Upload Cohorts

You need Admin access to be able to perform this action.

An administrator can upload multiple cohorts from a CSV (comma separated values) formatted text file in Administration > Site administration > Users > Accounts > Cohorts > Upload cohorts. Cohorts can be created in both the system (site-wide) context or in the course category context.

Once a cohort has been created, new users can be added to it from the Upload users page, using an appropriately formatted .CSV file.

Step 1: From the Home Page, Login using your Admin credentials.





Step 2: Once, logged in, on the top left part of the page Click the  button to reveal the Administration option bar then choose Site Administration --> Users --> ⯈Accounts then   from the list.



Step 3: On the Cohorts page, click on the 'Upload cohort' tab.



Step 4: On the Upload Cohorts page, you can Drag and Drop the .CSV file containing cohorts for bulk upload into the Drag and Drop box or use the file picker to select .csv file from your computer.



CSV File required

You will need to create a .CSV file. You will need a column named Name with each cohort name listed beneath, utilising a new row for each cohort name.



Once done, Download and save as .csv file by clicking File--> Download --> Comma-separated values (.csv, current sheet)


Step 5: Select Preview



Step 6: You will now see a list of all of the uploaded cohorts. verify the information is correct, select Upload cohorts.


Step 7. You will now receive confirmation that the cohorts have been successfully uploaded. Select Continue.



The cohorts have been uploaded and are now visible in the available cohorts section.










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