Slack Overview

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What is Slack?

Slack is a collaboration tool where chatting and sharing are fast and intuitive. Benefits of Slack include:

  • Conversations organized by
    • Team members
    • Threads
    • Channels
  • Searchable History
  • Connecting Services

Benefits of Migrating to Grid

  • Join the university’s official Slack organization
  • Direct message anyone inside the Dartmouth Grid
  • Begin to unify your Slack accounts if you're on multiple Dartmouth workspaces
  • Share channels with other Dartmouth workspaces, for joint projects & communities of practice
  • Discover other workspaces on the Dartmouth Grid to connect with the campus community
  • Stronger security & privacy controls to protect your information

Take advantage of the benefits of upgrading from the free plan:

  • Unlock your entire message history
  • Unlimited number of integrations
  • Shared channels with external collaborators
  • Guest access
  • Group calls & screen sharing

Enterprise Grid at a Glance


How to Get Started

How to Clear your Cache

Seeing this error while trying to log in to Slack? It may help to clear your cache, close out of your browser completely, and try logging in again. Click the name of your browser of choice below to visit knowledge base articles on how to clear the cache and cookies of that particular browser.

Don't see your browser? It may be because it isn't optimized to use for Slack. Download the desktop or mobile application for access to Slack instead.

Guidebooks for Slack

Learning Resources

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