Slack Resources – Admin

Slack is available to all faculty and staff. If your school uses a different communications and collaboration tool, please consult your school’s IT department.

Slack Admin Training

Click here to view a Slack Admin training video outlining the following topics: an introduction to Slack, roles and hierarchy, channel naming conventions, member requests, and resources & support.

Slack Admin Quick Reference Guides

The quick reference guides below are quick-start guides to the following topics:

Admin Roles & Responsibilities
Creating the structure, assisting your team, being an advocate, and becoming an expert
Quick Reference Documents

Admin Roles & Responsibilities Reference Guide

Organizing Slack For Your Team
Creating a Channel, Channel naming best practices, to add or edit a Channel topic & purpose, how to rename a Channel, repurposing #general, Channel for announcements, and setting channel posting permissions.
Quick Reference Documents

Organizing Slack for Your Team Reference Guide

Managing Workspace Policies and Settings
Key decisions on workspace access, default Channels, message retention, Workspace icon, name, description, and URL, messaging permissions, invitation permissions, Workflow Builder, app permissions, and attachments.
Quick Reference Documents

Managing Workspace Policies and Settings Reference Guide

About Slack

Slack is a collaboration and communication hub that can help you and your team work together seamlessly. It is designed to support the way people naturally work together, so you can collaborate with people online as efficiently as you do face-to-face.

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