Five components make up the basic elements of myCommunity: 1) OneDrive for Business, 2) Office 365, 3) Project Sites, 4) Team Sites, 5) Community Sites.
Key Features of myCommunity:
• Access controls
• Personal profile page
• Discussion forums
• Mobile apps
• Task and project management
• Simultaneous co-authoring
• File storage & sharing
• Document sharing
• Document versioning
• 1TB of personal storage
Data Management and Collection
• Web forms
• Data filters
• Custom views
Integration with other tools
• Skype for Business (formerly Lync)
Quick Start Videos:
Get an overview of the myCommunity basics in less than five minutes with our Quick Start videos:
• myCommunity Quick Start Video for Students
• myCommunity Quick Start Video for Faculty & Staff
Get an overview of OneDrive for Business and Office 365 with our Getting Started videos:
• Getting Started with OneDrive for Business
• Getting Started with Office 365
We recommend that all users start by taking our "myCommunity – Getting Started" course. The course is available online through Blackboard and in-person. Enroll in the online course. If you prefer instructor-led training, please visit Technology Training Workshops to register for upcoming myCommunity workshops.
We also offer two advanced courses "Intermediate" and "Site Owner." For more information, log in to myCommunity and click on "Training" on the homepage in the lower right.
To learn more, log into myCommunity with your KU online ID and click on "Help" to explore documentation and guides, training, FAQs, site request information and the myCommunity framework.
You can also select from the following direct links and enter your KU Online ID followed by "@home.ku.edu" (OnlineID@home.ku.edu) on the Microsoft Office 365 login page. From there, you'll be redirected to a separate KU log in page. Then login to myCommunity with your KU online ID.
Documentation & Guides
Site Request Information
Most data classified as "Level 1 - Confidential Information" by the KU Data Classification & Handling Policy, including information protected by HIPPA (health info), GLB (financials) and PCI (e-commerce), cannot be stored in myCommunity or on KU group file storage or personal file storage, including OneDrive for Business. For a complete list of data classified as "Level 1" please see the KU Data Classification & Handling Policy: Appendix 1. Please contact your Technology Support Staff regarding the special permissions and processes required to store Level 1 data.