Business Unit: Information Technology Services

UPDATED: Dec. 12, 2022

Simplifying and automating the grouping of people can help members of the Northeastern community make connections more easily between people, places, and ideas. This project has implemented a solution that removed barriers to fluid collaboration by launching a new group management tool, Grouper Access Management, and integrate it with existing services to help streamline user grouping. With integration into the Canvas Learning Management System, Grouper now provides a simple and automated way to assign Canvas courses based on a person’s role, location, or other information. As a result of this project, Grouper also provides other opportunities to decentralize management of automated group changes and access to other key university services and information, through potential integrations with services such as Microsoft Teams.


Implemented on August 3, 2023

Status Update

The project team finalized development and deployed the solution in the summer of 2023, ready to support the 2023-2024 academic year.