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Connect online collaboration (SharePoint)

Connect is an online collaboration and communication platform that is designed to facilitate internal information creation and sharing by departments and teams within the university community.

Connect enables you to:

Who can use this service?

How do I request or access this service?

Connect is accessed online at To access Connect, you need a valid Primary NetLink ID. To obtain access to a specific site contact the Connect site administrator.

To request a new Connect site complete the Connect site request form.

If you have an existing site on you may request to have your site moved in an onboarding project.  If you would like to initiate a project to create or onboard a site to Connect, begin the process by submitting a request to  If your department has Desktop Support Services, contact your departmental personnel.

What is the cost for this service?

This service is provided free of charge.

When is this service available?

Connect is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except during scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. You can be informed of service interruptions by subscribing to Informed.

How do I get help with this service?

Contact the Computer Help Desk:

If your department has Desktop Support Services, contact your departmental personnel.

Additional help is available in the Connect Training Centre  and the following hands-on training opportunities:

Classroom training - Regularly scheduled classroom based training.

Classroom drop-in sessions - Weekely sessions offering individual assistance on your site, no registration required.                                        

Self-help materials – Training videos and documents for self-directed problem solving in Connect Help and Governance.