Organization Types: What They Are and How to Create Them

This article explains what organization types are used for and how to create a new organization type.

Organization types are used to categorize or sub-divide the organizations in the system. Common organization types include:

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • External
  • Internal

When you are searching for events or running Analytics, you can use organization type to filter the results and zero in on the data you need.

To create an organization type:

  1. Go to Settings > Organization Types. A list of all of the organization types in the system will be displayed.
  2. Click Add Organization Type to create a new record or select an organization type from the list to edit it.

When creating a new organization, you will be prompted for its organization type.


This video demonstrates how to create an organization type.

Org types