WikiScholars - Using a Join Code

The following instructions should be shared with your students/participants, instructing them how to join a Wiki with a Join Code.

The Wiki Organizer/instructor will send you the Wiki URL and Join Code (only active for 7 days)

If participants HAVE a Columbia UNI.
  • Go to the Wiki URL (sent by they Wiki Organizer)
  • A 'Sign-in' window will popup.
  • Select the "Columbia University UNI Login" Method & enter the Join Code:
  • Clicking Sign In will take you to the traditional Columbia University UNI Login Page (similar to logging into CourseWorks).
  • Entering you UNI and logging in will redirect you to the correct wiki, where you will be automatically added as a wiki member.  In the future, you will no longer need to enter the Join Code.


If participants HAVE a Local WikiScholars Login.
  • Go to the Wiki URL (sent by they Wiki Organizer)
  • A 'Sign-in' window will popup.
  • Select the "Local WikiScholars Login" Method & enter the Join Code:
  • Clicking Sign In will add you to the site as a member.  In the future, you will no longer need to enter the Join Code.


If participants do NOT have a Columbia UNI or a Local WikiScholars Login
  • Go to the Wiki URL (sent by they Wiki Organizer)
  • A 'Sign-in' window will popup.
  • Select "Local Wikischolars Login" 
  • At the bottom of the pop-up, click "Create a new Local Wikischolars Login Account":
  • In the new window, enter your preferred login credentials & THE JOIN CODE
      • ENTER THE JOIN CODE ON THIS PAGE
      • and Join
      • This will create your account and add you to the correct wiki.  You will no longer have to use the Join Code to access the wiki, you will only need the wiki URL sent to you by your Instructor/Wiki Oranganizer







Feedback and Knowledge Base