MCommunity

This document explains how to acquire and remove personal group memberships in the MCommunity Directory. It also describes privacy and email settings you can request if you have concerns about your membership being public, or about unwanted e-mail sent to a group.
This document describes how to find and change information in your profile in the MCommunity Directory via the web. Your directory profile contains information that is related to your affiliation with the University of Michigan.
This document describes the renewal and expiry policies for groups in the MCommunity Directory.
MCommunity Directory groups are synchronized to U-M Google and U-M Box so you can use them when sending email, sharing resources, and collaborating. This document lists what parts of MCommunity groups are sent to U-M Google and Box.
MCommunity is a directory and identity management system for the University of Michigan. This document describes some of the components of MCommunity (directory, Sponsor System, UMICH Password Hub, and more) and what they are used for.
The MCommunity Sponsor System allows authorized U-M staff members to create online identities for university-affiliated individuals who do not receive uniqnames and online identities otherwise. This document provides an overview of the Sponsor System, with details about uniqname types, identity types, sponsorship lengths, minimum data requirements, sponsorship expiration handling and password resets.
Sponsoring authorities authorize certain individuals in their units, called sponsorship administrators, to create and manage identities in MCommunity. This document explains the responsibilities of sponsoring authorities, lists the requirements for this role, and provides instructions for submitting an online request to become a sponsoring authority.
Sponsorship administrators create online identities in MCommunity using the MCommunity Sponsor System for people within their unit who are eligible for sponsorship. This process provides uniqnames and access to computing services for sponsored individuals. This document explains the responsibilities of sponsorship administrators, lists the role requirements and provides instructions for submitting an online request to become a sponsorship administrator.
This document explains how to acquire a UMID, uniqname and UMICH password for a new employee, such as an incoming faculty member or a temporary staff member, through departmental sponsorship. Note that employees hired through the U-M online job posting and hiring system (eRecruit) are automatically granted a uniqname and password as part of the hiring process.
This document explains how to import data about multiple individuals into the Sponsor System, instead of having to sponsor each person individually. This applies if you are sponsoring multiple persons for the same reason.