Managing User Permissions

System administrators have access to edit users' permissions in Kelvin. For example, system administrators may want to limit which users can view students' timelines, and receive notifications for student requests. (For more information about student requests see: What is a student request?) User permissions can be updated in a few simple steps. 

Step 1

From your launchpad at click on the avatar at the top right corner, and click the settings link from the drop down menu.

Step 2

On your system settings page click on the permissions.

Step 3

Set permissions to allow specific users/custom groups to

  • view student timelines and receive notifications of requests to speak to an adult
  • create pulses
  • Manage Pulse Templates

OR to

  • Limit a users' access so that they will be unable to see student identifiable information.

  1. Click into the blank cell and select the name of the user or custom group from the dropdown. NOTE: To narrow the dropdown list, begin typing the name or custom group in the blank cell.
  2. Click on the x next to a user or custom group to remove their permission. NOTE: Some organizations create custom groups such as "request responders" to limit the permission to, View student timeline and requests to a specific group. (See our article, Creating User and Student Groups for more information)
  3. Lastly, click save to update your permission settings and you are done!
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