Add Members and Visitors to Department SharePoint Site

You can add users to a group at any time.

  1. On your website or team site, click Share
    Screenshot of the Site control buttons on a Team site. The Share button is circled

  2. By default, the Share dialog that appears displays the message Invite people to Edit or Invite people. This invites the users who you add to join the SharePoint Members group. To choose a different group and permission level, click Show options and then choose a different SharePoint group or permission level under Select a group or permission levelNOTE:  When "Selecting a permission level"; select "Contribute" for members to add and edit documents.
    Add a member to a group dialog

  3. In the Enter names, email addresses, or Everyone box, enter the name or email address of the user or group that you want to add. When the name appears in a confirmation box below your entry, select the name to add it to the text box.

Please ensure that the permission level for members is changed to "contribute" rather than "edit". 

Depending on your site, you may get an error adding a person external to the university. External email addresses cannot be added to an internal department site; they can only be added on project/committee sites. 

  1. If you want to add more names, repeat these steps.

  2. (Optional) Enter a personalized message to send to the new users in Include a personal message with this invitation .

  3. Click Share.


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