Managing Your Course

Shadow Instructor Request

If you would like to add shadow instructors to your course, please fill out the Shadow Instructor request form:

Shadow Instructor Request Form

Requests will be processed as soon as possible during normal business hours, Monday-Friday.  Last-minute requests may require more processing time during high-demand times.


Shadow instructors can be any active faculty or staff user that requires access to your course to assist with teaching, course delivery, technical support, or observation.  

Who cannot be added as a shadow instructor?

  • Students
  • Teaching and research assistants assigned through MyMav
  • Secondary instructors assigned through MyMav
  • Users who do not have a NetID

Please be aware that shadow instructors have access to the grade center, and all areas of the course a regular instructor can access.  They also have the ability to make any additions, changes, or edits to content in the course.