How do I create Alma accounts for Emeriti?


After the patron has followed the process at your campus to join the Emeriti, they will need an account in Alma. 

In Alma, go to Admin -- Manage Users. 

Click Add User -- Public.

A screenshot of the Add User button in Alma


Fill out the User Information as follows:

  • Name
  • wID
  • Contact information
  • User group (this is what the User Record Type/User Group menu populates) = Emeriti
  • Campus
  • Expiration (follow your campus's policies on Emeriti account expirations). 
  • Role = patron

A screenshot of the the User Information screen in Alma. The fields to fill in are outlined in red boxes.



Click Save and continue.

Click Toggle Account type to change the account to External. This will enable Primo login via SSO. 

  • Last Updated Sep 30, 2021
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  • Answered By Melaine Huyck-Aufdermaur

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