Course staff roles and permissions

Created by Boris Chekaev, Modified on Thu, 11 Aug 2022 at 05:16 AM by Boris Chekaev

There are three types of roles for an Open edX instance.

Course Staff (Instructor)

  • Access to the Instructor Dashboard for that course only.

  • Access to Studio for that course only.

Course Admin

  • All permissions of Course Staff.

  • Ability to manage personnel for that course only.

Sitewide Admin

  • Access to Studio for all courses.

  • Ability to create new courses.

  • Ability to manage personnel in all courses.


  • Access to the entire Open edX instance and full instance management.

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