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Stanford Slack Grid

Chat live online and keep conversations organized and accessible from anywhere, anytime

Migrate your workspace today. Open to new workspaces in mid-March 2018!

Slack is a tool that enhances work group communications. It provides a platform for individual and groups to chat live online and keep conversations organized and accessible from anywhere, anytime. Stanford Slack Grid, or Stanford Slack, is the enterprise version of Slack.  It allows teams within Stanford to have separate, but connected, workspaces across the university.

With Stanford Slack it's easy to discover and join other workspaces that are central to your work, although some workspaces require approval to join. You'll also be able to send a direct message to almost anyone at Stanford.


  • Message broadly — Stanford Slack is an enterprise-wide version allowing you to easily instant message individuals and groups, and share topic channels with any of your Stanford colleagues (that have Slack accounts), not just those in your local workspace.  
  • Connect easily and securely — Stanford Slack lets you quickly log in and authenticate with your SUNet ID.  
  • Find colleagues easily — Stanford Slack is fully integrated with the Stanford directory, letting you to easily find the account of any of your colleagues using Stanford Slack, not just those in your local workspace.  
  • Open communication channels to other Stanford workspaces — Stanford Slack allows you to share your channels with other workspaces in Stanford Slack.

Designed For

Faculty, staff, and students


Base or full SUNet ID

Data Security

Stanford Slack is approved for Low and Moderate Risk Data.


Stanford Slack Grid is provided at no cost to Stanford University faculty, staff, and students.

Get Started

Download or launch Stanford Stack

Use Stanford Slack

  • Using Slack — get to know the basics from the Slack Help Center
  • Slack Guides — tips and tools from the Slack Help Center

Get Help


Last modified March 6, 2018