Features & Benefits of Slack at U-M

Slack provides a secure, organized collaboration workplace with a variety of features.

Standard Features

  • Dedicated channels for individual topics, projects, or teams
  • Direct messaging with other individuals in Slack at U-M
  • Public Slack channel that anyone can join or find in search and private Slack channels that only those invited to will locate
  • Searchable history in all channels, including direct chats and group chats
  • Ability to share content in channels
  • Slack Huddles for live conversations
  • Slack Connect for easy communication with external Slack workspaces

Additional University of Michigan Benefits

  • Single Sign On (SSO) - Authentication via U-M Weblogin
  • Data Protection Agreement (DPA)