Slack: Invite Non-UMICH Email Addresses as Guests to a Channel


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How do I invite a single-channel guest to a U-M Slack channel using a non-UMICH email address?


Anyone who is not eligible to be a U-M Slack member may be invited as a guest to a single channel by a Workspace Admin. (Members do not have this capability.)

  • Single-channel guests must be invited with email addresses (even if they have an email, such as alumni and retirees).
  • There is no limit to how many single-channel guests you can have in a workspace.
  •  Multi-channel guests are not available in U-M Slack.
    • If you need the guest to have access to more than one channel in a workspace, you should consider sponsoring them.

Follow the directions as detailed in the U-M Slack documentation:

IMPORTANT NOTE: Make sure to Invite as "Guest" not "Member."

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Need additional information or assistance? Contact the ITS Service Center.

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