Set Up Students Incrementally

Follow these steps to add additional students to your existing Galaxy student database. Remember that this should be used when you already have students in your database and want to add more.

Add Students Incrementally

How to Add Students in Galaxy

  1. Select “Students” from the navigation pane.
  2. Select “Download Student Template”.
  3. Populate the template with your students’ information. Please note, student passwords must be eight characters in length. Save a copy of your student upload file in a safe place. Name it “incremental” to differentiate it from your complete list.
  4. Select the upload mode as “Incremental” because you are electing to upload information only on the students listed on your template.
  5. Select “Upload Student File” to finish the process of uploading your incremental student template file. Student information that was contained in your student template file will be added to the existing list of students, and appear on your screen.

Quick Tips

Add Students to Your Classroom

Now that you have your classroom(s) created and students uploaded, you may begin moving individual students into the appropriate classroom. This will need to completed from a school admin account or by a district admin viewing as an appropriate school admin.

  1. Select “Classrooms” from the navigation pane.
  2. Find the classroom and click the Edit icon.
  3. You’ll be directed to a page divided into three sections: Name of Classroom, Classroom Students, and Students. This page allows you to change your classroom name, assign additional teachers to the classroom, and add students to your classroom.
  4. If you’ve already uploaded students to your school, you will see them in the Students section. When you see the name of a student that should be in your classroom, click on the (+) icon to the right of that student’s name. You’ll immediately see that student’s name move up to the section entitled “Classroom Students”.
  5. If you have not uploaded students to your school you can manually add them to your class one-by-one in this section or follow the instructions on uploading students.
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