Rostering - ClassLink FAQs

Click through the tabs below to see answers to commonly asked questions in regard to rostering with ClassLink.

Is there a cost associated with rostering through ClassLink?
Studies Weekly does not charge districts to roster with ClassLink. However, as with other third-party rostering services, we require that publications be purchased for your students and teachers so they can fully utilize Studies Weekly Online.
Can non-teacher staff and administrator accounts be created through ClassLink rostering?
Yes, Studies Weekly Online does support staff and administrators shared through the ClassLink roster. These users will either be given the teacher role, school administrator role, or district administrator role, depending on the level of access specified by you in the Studies Weekly Online account. To add a user to the ClassLink roster as staff or admin, please reach out to ClassLink support.
Which Studies Weekly SSO application should I download from the Global Application Library in ClassLink?
The Studies Weekly Online 3.0 Oauth2 application, with the blue Studies Weekly logo, is our most up-to-date SSO application.
What will happen to our existing accounts?
The existing accounts will not be deleted, but all accounts created through a roster will be completely inaccessible. Entirely new accounts will be created from the ClassLink roster data. Any manually created accounts will be unaffected.
Will existing data merge to new accounts?
Unfortunately, there is no way to merge data from the old accounts forward.
How do non-teacher accounts get created, and how will those users log in?

Teachers and Students are assigned roles as expected. The 'Aide' and 'Proctor' roles are created as teachers within Studies Weekly Online, and they are assigned to be co-teachers within the classrooms in which they are enrolled. Any account with the administrator role is given the District Administrator role in Studies Weekly Online. Any other role would have to be given the closest role that fits their needs in order to be given access to Studies Weekly Online. Alternatively, they may sign up for a manual account at the bottom of our login page (

Rostered users will sign in to Studies Weekly Online either by entering from the SWO 3.0 Application within ClassLink or using the "LOG IN WITH CLASSLINK" button on our login page. Users with manually created accounts will have to sign in using their credentials at the standard login page.

When should we begin this process to be ready for activation?
We have a pretty quick turnaround time. Once you share your information with us, we can create the accounts within 24 hours. Let us know if you would like us to transition on a specific date. We recommend that this process is completed at least one week before the accounts are needed to ensure that everything is working as expected.