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What is the MCommunity Online Directory

Last Updated: May 21, 2019 02:14PM EDT

MCommunity is an online campus directory for the University of Michigan including all Ann Arbor, Flint, and Dearborn students, faculty and staff. The directory can be accessed through the following link:
MCommunity Online Directory

Intended Audience

This Quicknote is for the benefit of students, faculty, and staff looking to use the MCommunity Online Directory.


You must have your UM-Flint and UMICH accounts synced to use MCommunity. To ensure that your accounts are synced, you can simply change your password. For instructions on changing your password, please consult this Quicknote


The MCommunity directory website provides numerous features to the University of Michigan campus community. The following is information that is viewable by anyone (viewing as a Guest):

  • First and Last Name
  • Contact Information
    • E-Mail ( which forwards to your address)
    • Uniqname
    • U-M Work Phone
    • Campus Mail (Address)
  • Title
  • Affiliation
  • Also Known As

A directory entry is created for every new student, faculty, and staff, and is constantly updated with the latest information provided to the university.

Modifying Profile Information

Some information can be modified or added. To edit your profile information for MCommunity:

  • Click Log In and type your uniqname and current password.
  • To Edit your personal information settings:
    • Click My Profile.
    • Click Edit in the section you want to change.
    • Make any changes to your directory entry as needed.
    • Click Save at the bottom of each block.

Information You Can't Edit and Information You Can Add

By default, the personal information below is only viewable by you when you log in. You can optionally edit the viewability settings of each of these entries with Viewable By Self Only (default), Viewable By U-M Only, or Viewable By Everyone.

Information You Can't Edit

  • Home Phone Number
  • Mobile Phone Number
  • Home Address

You cannot edit the above information in MCommunity. For details on how to edit this personal information, please consult Ann Arbor's Documentation.

Information You Can Optionally Add

  • Instant Messaging Account
  • Alternate Phone Number
  • Pager Number
  • Fax Number
  • Alternate Address

Additional Information

Along with providing a full campus directory, the MCommunity online directory provides the ability to create groups for students and campus organizations. More information regarding this functionality can be found in Ann Arbor's Documentation..

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