The Roles Database stores access rules (user authorizations) for applications like SAP, Data Warehouse, and the Graduate Admissions System, among others. Specially Authorized Departmental and Central Administrators use the web-based Roles Database application to view and manage user authorizations.

Available To 
Faculty, Staff

Benefits and key features

  • Consistent way to store and maintain access rules for other applications.
  • Web-based access to the database - no need to install any software.
  • No special Roles Database username and password required.
  • Authorizations are stored in the central database; use the front-end application to display, create, and modify.
  • Collects, but does not enforce, the access rules that it maintains. Data is distributed to the appropriate applications, which in turn interpret and enforce the access rules.


Valid MIT certificates and/or a Touchstone account

Getting started

To create or maintain authorizations: