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Requesting access to Brown CIS GitHub org

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CIS users who are seeking access to the CIS managed the GitHub Organization "BrownUniversity", or who need another user to have access (whether a Brown User or not) need to complete the IT Help access request form.

Select GitHub from the checkboxes and enter necessary information in text box. Failure to provide information will delay request.

Glossary at end of this article

Required information

If you are a member of Brown CIS, you can request access for yourself. Information that is needed for the request:

  • Your Brown Short ID
  • Your GitHub userID (this is the short name associated with github). Copy/Paste this to avoid typos.
  • Your CIS team

User not in CIS? A CIS member should make the request. Students will be added as Outside Collaborators to specific repositories.

  • User's Brown Short ID
  • User's GitHub userID (this is the short name associated with github). Copy/Paste this to avoid typos.
  • CIS Team they are working with
  • Repository to have access (if student, or just outside collaborator)
  • Brown affiliation:
    • Department
    • Student/Faculty/Employee

Not associated with Brown? They can still be added as an Outside Collaborator. Please provide:

  • User's real name
  • CIS Team they are working with
  • User's GitHub userID (this is the short name associated with github). Copy/Paste this to avoid typos.
  • Repository to have access

Glossary

  • GitHub userID: GitHub account name. this is NOT the same as the Brown ShortID. Each GitHub user has public account page at https://github.com/<userID>
  • Outside Collaborator: A a person who isn't explicitly a member of the organization, but who has Read or Write access to one or more repositories.
  • Repository: A code object containing all of your project's files and each file's revision history.


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