This is a brief step-by-step guide for Group website administrators to add new members to their group. Once granted, users can post any content into the group, and may also edit any wiki post.
They must have an account on www.semel.ucla.edu . If one has not been set up it's automatically created when someone clicks on the 'Login' link and uses their UCLA Online ID. This account needs subsequent manual verification. Further info on logging in is at www.semel.ucla.edu/help/login .
The administrator for that group then needs to go to their relevant group website, and click on the 'Members' Link in the black intranet navigation bar.
Type in the user name and select the name from the autocomplete drop-down list that appears. It's worth trying their real name first; if no results appear, then try their UCLA Online ID (BOL user name) instead.
If their name/account does not appear, then the person you are trying to add has not yet linked their UCLA Online ID to www.semel.ucla.edu  (see the first step).
The name/UCLA Online ID should then appear on the "List of users" text box, and you may add as many names via the 'Lookup a username' text field. Once you have looked up and copied all the usernames you wish to add, click on the 'Add users' button:
There are other methods for users to become group members: this includes assigning a registration key which can be set by editing the Group's home page. This key is then passed only to trusted users. The user then visits www.semel.ucla.edu/og/reg-key-join and  enters the key; there is a final confirmation and the user then is granted group membership so can post new content within this group.