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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

Keywordsgroup request new create policy policies add added user member expire expiry eligible eligibility   Doc ID103654
OwnerTeresa A.GroupShared Tools
Created2020-07-07 09:29:57Updated2023-06-13 18:04:09
SitesDoIT Help Desk, DoIT Staff, Shared Tools
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