Group sets house the different groups within a course. Before creating a new group set, you may want to view the existing group sets. You can also clone an existing group set.
Once you have created a group set, you can manually create groups in the set or automatically create groups in the set.
Note: Canvas allows you to create up to 200 groups.
In Course Navigation, click the People link.
Click the Add Group Set button.
Name the new group by typing it in the Group Set Name field .
You can allow self sign-ups by selecting the Allow self sign-up checkbox .
You can automatically split the groups in a number of equal groups by clicking the Split students into [number] groups radio button  and then typing the number of groups in the dialog box.
You can manually create the groups by clicking on the I'll create groups manually radio button .
Click the Save button .
View the group set you created.