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Moodle Help & Support 

This refers to Moodle 2.7 from July 2015 onward

How to: change the role of someone enrolled on your module

You may wish to change the role of a member of staff or student already enrolled on your module to give them the ability to do more or restrict their access.

To change a role

a) In the Moodle module you're working in, find the  Administration block and click on Module administrators > Users > Enrolled Users

b) Look for the Assign roles symbol to the far right of the person's name

c) A new box will appear. Choose the role you wish to give them:


d) Remove their previous role by clicking on the X next to the unwanted role.

Queries, comments or questions?

Please contact your local elearning support team.

Phone: (0115 95) 16677
or email:

Phone: (0574) 8818 0000 (ext. 8915)

or email:

Phone: (03) 8924 81 99
or email:


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