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Canvas and Stellar have a process that creates auto-populated Moira lists with membership data from MITSIS. These lists can be used as ACL (Access Control Lists) for resources and will be based on the course membership.

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The general naming scheme are:

Stellar

stellar-SEMESTER-COURSE#-ROLE

The semester are either fa, ia, sp, su, or proj
Valid roles are: ad (Admins), gr (Graders), in (instructors), le (learners, non registered), st (students, registered), ta (Teachers' Assistants)

An example for Stellar course 21M.605 during the Fall, 2021:

stellar-fa14-21m.605-ad
stellar-fa21-21m.605-gr
stellar-fa21-21m.605-in
stellar-fa21-21m.605-le
stellar-fa21-21m.605-st
stellar-fa21-21m.605-ta

An example for a Stellar project site would be:

stellar-proj-lgo15internle-ad
stellar-proj-lgo15internle-in
stellar-proj-lgo15internle-st

Canvas

canvas-SEMESTER_COURSE#-ROLE

The semester are either fa, sp, or ja
Valid roles are: de (Designers), ob (observers, non-registered), te (teachers/instructors), st (students, registered), ta (teachers' assistants)

Example for Canvas course 6.031 for Fall 2021:

canvas-2022fa_6.031-de
canvas-2022fa_6.031-ob
canvas-2022fa_6.031-st
canvas-2022fa_6.031-ta
canvas-2022fa_6.031-te

Example for Canvas course 6.031 for Spring 2022:

canvas-2021sp_6.031-de
canvas-2022sp_6.031-ob
canvas-2022sp_6.031-st
canvas-2022sp_6.031-ta
canvas-2022sp_6.031-te

Note- Fall Canvas courses naming schemes use the following calendar year

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September 22, 2021

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