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For support: call extension 5-Help (212-305-4357) or email us


General Information
CUMC IT offers SharePoint 2010 web sites for Medical Center groups and departments. A SharePoint site provides several team and project collaboration features for users in a department such as:
  • Document Libraries - document collaboration with version history
  • Wikis and blogs
  • Discussion boards
  • Project and Task Lists
  • Contacts, calendars, and tasks
  • Rich integration with Microsoft Office Applications on the PC and Mac
Sites are managed within your group, allowing for granular levels of access based on your needs. Note that while SharePoint is great for collaboration, we recommend using Network Drives for long term storage. Please contact us at 5-Help (212-305-4357), extension 5 to request more information about having a site made available for your group.

Using SharePoint
To reach your departmental SharePoint site, please contact the person in your department who manages the site or who originally gave you access. You must have an MC Domain account to use SharePoint; accounts for non-CUMC affiliates can be created if requested and approved, please call us for details. Permissions to access group or department sites are managed by the site owner, not CUMC IT, so it is best to contact this person to verify that your permissions have not been changed.

Supported Browsers
Internet Explorer is most compatible and is the supported browser on Windows computers.
Safari is supported for use with SharePoint on Macintosh computers. Please note that due to the use of Microsoft's Active X technology (available in IE only) not all SharePoint features will be available with Safari.

SharePoint 2010 Help
Please see Microsoft's online tutorials for help in using the SharePoint 2010 interface: Training courses for SharePoint 2010
There are also tutorials on, simply log in with your UNI and password and search for "SharePoint 2010" to see available courses.
Note that all of the features described in tutorials such as editing pages in web browsers may not be available, either due to your individual permissions in a given SharePoint site or the components that are installed on the CUMC IT SharePoint server.