Last Modified:
01/14/2021

How to use Slack

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Slack is one of the tools that enables UCLA’s digital campus — a collaboration hub that enables real-time communications and connections in a searchable platform for real-time messaging, content sharing, learning, and more.


Login at ucla.slack.com to get started. 

 

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New to Slack?

Slack is one of the tools that enables UCLA’s digital campus — a collaboration hub that enables real-time communications and connections in a searchable platform for real-time messaging, content sharing, learning, and more.

If you’re new to Slack and want a quick overview, start here!

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Logging in

Login at ucla.slack.com to get started. 

For more details on signing up for Slack, please see How do I sign in to Slack at UCLA?

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Download Slack for Desktop or Mobile

We recommend downloading and using the Slack Desktop app and/or Slack Mobile app as they both have multiple benefits over using the browser-based version of Slack.

Use one of the links below to download the Slack application for your preferred platform and/or device:

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Update your profile

Ensure your profile information is up to date, and upload a profile picture of yourself using the links below:

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Getting Started with Slack

The following resources will help you get up and running with Slack.

Videos:

View the following UCLA Slack Enterprise Grid YouTube playlist for videos on the following Slack topics:

  • What is Slack?
  • Get Up and Running with Slack
  • Find and Start Conversations in Slack
  • Collaborate Effectively in Slack Channels
  • Advanced: Collaborate Effectively in Slack Channels
  • Slack Notifications and Status
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Need help?

For more help with Slack, check out the links below:

If you have questions about our Slack workspace, send an e-mail to [email protected] and somebody will assist you.

You can also post in the #slack-help or #slack-feedback  channels to get help and feedback from the UCLA community.

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