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Organizing Users in Hippo

A quick reference for Admins on user permissions in Hippo.

User permissions in Hippo are important and should be set up carefully. They determine what each user can do and see inside the software.

We generally suggest setting up five types: System Admin, Facility Admin, Resource, Basic Submitter, and Requester. Whether your organization needs one type or all five is up to you. Regardless of the number of types you end up with, they are all customizable. And even after they've been set, you can always go back and change them.  

Here are quick descriptions of the types of users we generally set up for organizations.