DoIT Shared Tools - GitLab - Groups

GitLab Groups allow users to assemble related projects together and grant members access to several projects at once. Groups can also be nested into subgroups.

Group Policies

  • Groups are available to schools, divisions, and collaborative groups on Campus.
  • Groups are supported through delegated administration
  • Projects within groups cannot be used for the storage of restricted data.
  • Projects in groups do not have an expiration policy at this time.

New Group Requests

To request a group creation or to be added to a group, please email The Shared Tools team will contact you and to complete a needs analysis.

If requesting a new Group, please include the Group name along with the names and NetIDs of additional users to add.

Adding Users to Groups

In order to add a user to an existing GitLab group:

  1. Ask the user to login into GitLab
  2. After the user successfully logs in and has a user profile, go to the "Group Information > Members"
  3. Click on "Invite Members"
  4. Search for the existing GitLab member
  5. Click "Invite"

Note: Shared Tools does not recommend inviting users by email address. 

Invite group and members button

Invite Members Screen

Keywords:group request new create policy policies add added user member expire expiry eligible eligibility   Doc ID:103654
Owner:Teresa A.Group:Shared Tools
Created:2020-07-07 09:29 CDTUpdated:2023-06-13 18:04 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Staff, Shared Tools
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