SharePoint Description

SharePoint is a web-based collaboration platform from Microsoft that incorporates document management, sharing, editing and workflow, as well as functions for wikis, blogs, personalization and more.

Departments with a SharePoint site collection and My Sites must name a primary and backup administrator, who will manage departmental SharePoint content, permissions, groups and access. They also are responsible for notifying users about the posting of any restricted or sensitive data in accordance with the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and Purdue’s security and regulatory policies.

To request service

Requests for new sites, permissions, or login issues can be sent by email to

Requests for troubleshooting, training, and professional and consultation services can be sent to The request will generate a Help Desk request assigned to the SharePoint Center of Excellence ( ).