Create Your Own SharePoint Site

You can create your own SharePoint site for your team or all university users. There are templates you can choose from to personalize your site, and the template can be changed later, if needed.

Video Instructions

  1. With a browser open, go to
  2. If asked, enter your NetID/password (Duo authentication may be required).
  3. Click the menu at the top left.
    Opening O365 in a browser
  4. Choose SharePoint.
    Choosing SharePoint in the O365 options list
  5. Click + Create site. You can choose from Team or Communications. A Team site helps your private team track projects and share documents and resources. A communication site can be used to share info with the entire campus.
    Choose between a Team site or a Communications site
  6. Click Team Site.
  7. Click an appropriate template, then click Use Template.
    Choosing a template for your SharePoint site​​​
  8.  Enter the Site name and Site description. The Group email address and Site address are automatically populated from the first two fields.
    Where to enter your site name and description
  9. Click Next.
  10. You can change your privacy settings from Private to Public (anyone in the organization can see this site). 
  11. Click Create site.
  12. To add a member to your site, type their last name or NetID. Choose the correct user, then click Add member. Continue to add members to the site and click Finish.

Veronica with link to add more users to SharePoint site.










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