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CaTS | Information Technology

Online Communities

This page introduces you to Microsoft Office 365 Online Communities. Communities include SharePoint Sites, Microsoft Teams, and MySites, all of which give users a place to collaborate with co-workers, classmates, and others. The service descriptions on this page are intended to help you decide which online community is best for your needs.

*This will take you to a sign-in screen for ServiceNow. Sign in with your Campus 'w' username and password to access the Online Community's form. If you do not know your username and/or password, please call the Help Desk at 937-775-4827.

Online Communities Comparison

Community Benefits and Key Features Best For

SharePoint Sites

 

  • Connect calendars and document libraries to the desktop Outlook application
  • Multiple Calendars 
  • Multiple Document Libraries 
  • Ability to Manage Members 
  • Assign Different Permission Levels 
  • Customizable to your community's needs 
  • Lists (Data, Resembles Excel)
  • Workflow

Important Notes:

  • Site cannot be transferred 
  • Site is deleted when your Office 365 account is deleted 
  • Officially sanctioned Wright State organizations or affiliated groups 
  • Projects or Groups requiring multiple levels of access
  • Collaborating between departments 
  • Committees

Microsoft Teams

    • Calendar 
    • Document Library
    • Ability to Manage Members
    • Quick, Casual or Temporary Groups and Projects
    • Discussions/Chat

    Important Notes:

    • Privacy settings are permanent
    • Groups and Group content are not recoverable if deleted
    • Group or Class Projects 
    • Promotional Events 
    • Casual Collaboration
    Office 365 Groups
    • Share Inbox (Mailing List)
    • Calendar 
    • Document Library
    • Ability to Manage Members
    • Managing Mailing Lists
    • Sharing Documents

    My Site

      • Multiple Calendars 
      • Multiple Document Libraries 
      • Ability to Manage Members 
      • Assign Different Permission Levels 
      • Quick, Casual, or Temporary Groups and Projects
      • Lists (Data, Resembles Excel) 

      Important Notes:

      • Site cannot be transferred 
      • Site is deleted when your Office 365 account is deleted 
      • Personal information you wish to share