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Requesting access to Brown OIT GitHub org

OIT users who are seeking access to the OIT 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 OIT, 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 OIT team

User not in OIT? A OIT 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.
  • OIT 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
  • OIT 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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