Online Directory Quick Reference Guide

General Use

Accessing the Online Directory

 

The SMU Online Directory is web based browser friendly.  The directory is accessible:

  1. By typing:  http://directory.samuelmerritt.edu in your browser’s address bar
  2. By visiting http://www.samuelmerritt.edu then click the ‘Directory’ link at the bottom of any page.

 

Campus Locations

 

  • Campus Name, Address, and Main Telephone Number listed on the SMU Directory main page
  • Click the campus to view that campus’ web page
  • Click the address to view Google maps for that location

 

Search

 

  • Type an employee’s first or last name, then click ‘Search’
  • Point and click on your contact name in the auto-complete drop down to select an entry while you are typing
  • Click the ‘SMU Directory’ tab to return to the main page

 

Faculty and Staff by Last Name

 

  • Use the alphabetic index at the top to select the letter a last name begins with
  • Click the department name to view a full department listing
  • Click the ‘SMU Directory’ tab to return to the main page

 

Departments

 

  • Department Name, Address, Phone, and Fax listed for every SMU department
  • Click the department name to view a full department listing
  • Click the address to view Google maps for that location

 

 

Faculty & Staff

Sign In

 

  • Click the ‘Sign In’ link in the upper right portion of the screen. 
  • Use your SMU login and password to sign in.
  • Logged in users will see more contact information detail and more feature tabs

Update My Information

 

  1. To modify your own contact information in the directory, click the ‘Update My Information’ tab, then click ‘Edit’ to start
  2. You may update the title, department name, phone, extension, room number
  3. Uncheck the ‘Searchable or viewable by the public’ checkbox to remove your name from public view
  4. BE SURE the TITLE, PHONE, and ROOM NUMBER fields are accurate, non-abbreviated, and consistent with the format of existing information
  5. Click ‘Update’.  An update request will be sent to your department head or a department delegated approver.
  6. Click the ‘Show Administrator’ button for a list of departmental approvers.

My Department

 

  • Click the ‘My Department’ for an alphabetic list of employees in your department
  • Click the email address to send an email message now

 

Department Heads

Update Contact Information in My Department

 

  1. Click on the ‘My Department’ tab
  2. Click the ‘Edit’ button for the employee you wish to edit
  3. Click the ‘Edit’ under ‘User’s General Information’
  4. You may update the title, department name, phone, extension and room number
  5. Uncheck the ‘Searchable or viewable by the public’ checkbox to remove the employee’s name from public view
  6. BE SURE the TITLE, PHONE, and ROOM NUMBER fields are accurate, non-abbreviated, and consistent with the format of existing information
  7. Click ‘Update’.  An update request will be sent to your department head or a department delegated approver.

Delegate Approval Permission to an Employee

 

  1. Click on the ‘My Department’ tab
  2. Click the ‘Edit’ button for the employee whose access level you wish to modify
  3. Click the ‘Edit’ under ‘User’s access level’
  4. Use the drop down list to select ‘Approver’
  5. Click ‘Update’ to commit changes

Turn off/on email notification for update requests

 

The department head automatically receives an email each time an employee within his or her department submits a contact information change.  To turn off this feature:

 

  1. Click on the ‘My Department’ tab
  2. Click the ‘Edit’ button for the employee you wish to edit
  3. Click the ‘Edit’ under ‘Member of these Departments’ for the department of your choice
  4. Uncheck the ‘Receive request email’ checkbox
  5. Click ‘Update’ to commit changes

 

Request more information

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