Creating a free enrollment coupon

Created by Ekaterina Zayats, Modified on Thu, 11 Aug 2022 at 05:15 AM by Boris Chekaev

You can create free enrollment coupons, for example, for a company’s staff to get a training. To do it:



  1. Log in to the SIT Alemira Open edX e-commerce panel (at https://{tenant}.ecommerce.alemira.com/courses/).


  2. Switch to the Coupons tab.




  3. Click Create coupon and fill in these fields:






  • Coupon name — name of your coupon, up to 30 characters.

  • Specify what the coupon applies to:


    • Single course — to a specified course. In this case, specify the course identifier in Course ID below. You can copy the identifier, for example, from the address line when the course is opened in the SIT Alemira Open edX LMS Instructor panel: https://{tenant}.alemira.com/courses/{course_ID}/course/


    • Multiple courses — to a number of courses. In this case, specify a query for the needed set of courses in Query string and Seat Types.


    • Catalog — to a selected course. In this case, select a course from the drop-down catalog and specify Seat Types.


    • Program — to a program containing several courses. In this case, specify the program universally unique identifier. You can find UUID in Course metadata > Programs (the menu located at https://{tenant}.discovery.alemira.com/admin/course_metadata/program/).




  • Code type — type of coupon. For a free access to the course: Enrollment code.


  • Category — category to which the coupon belongs.


  • Seat Type — the type of seat for the coupon that defines to what track to apply the coupon (for example, verified or professional). The selection is enabled when Course ID is specified.


  • Valid from and Valid until — the coupon validity period.


  • Email domains — a list of domains, comma-separated. Only users with email addresses belonging to these domains can use the coupon. If nothing is specified, users with any email domains can use the coupon.


  • Usage Limitations — how the coupon can be used:


    • Can be used once by one customer — a single usage by a customer.


    • Can be used once by multiple customers — a single usage per customer for multiple customers. In this case, specify Maximum Number of Uses.


    • Can be used multiple times by multiple customers — can be used multiple times. In this case, specify Maximum Number of Uses.




  • Note — If necessary, additional information about the coupon. It is visible on the coupon page in the coupon administration tool and in the .csv file for the coupon. It is not visible to learners.


  • Number of Codes — the number of enrollment codes.


  • Maximum Number of Uses — how many times the coupon can be used.


  • Client — company for which the coupon is created.


  • Invoice Type — if applicable, the type of invoice:



    • Already invoiced — if the coupon has already been invoiced. In this case, specify Invoice Number, Invoiced Amount and Payment Date.


    • Invoice after redemption — if the invoice is issued after the redemption. In this case, specify Discount per Code either in percentage or as an amount in USD.


    • N/A — not applicable.




  • Tax Deducted Source (TDS) — if tax deduction is applicable, the percentage of the course price that can be claimed.



  1. Click Create Coupon.

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