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Log In to Slack at Brown

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Install Slack

We recommend installing the Slack app on your computer as well as your mobile device for a better experience than on the web. Visit on the device you’d like to use to view download links for that device.

Accept the Workspace Invite

To participate in a course using Slack via Canvas, select the Slack menu item in the Canvas course and select the Join button.

If you’re invited to participate in a non-course Slack workspace, you will receive an email invitation with a link to join the workspace.

Log In to the App 

After you’ve accepted the invitation, you can use these instructions to open workspaces in an app.

  1. Download the Slack app on your mobile device and/or computer by visiting
  2. Visit in a web browser on that same device (or
  3. Select Sign in with Brown University SSO.
  4. You will be prompted to log in with Brown single sign-on.
  5. Select the Launch in Slack button for your workspace and select Open Slack from the pop-up in your browser.

Next Steps

If you aren’t already familiar with Slack, visit Understanding Slack for New Users to learn more.

Visit Control Your Slack Experience to learn about ways to make Slack feel more manageable.

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Phone: 401-863-4357


Location: Page Robinson Hall - 69 Brown St., Room 510

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