Revised 9/7/2018

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Institution Contact Information

The Institution Contact Information component of the Institution Profile allows you to view your organization's contact information, such as name, phone number, and email address.

Viewing Institution Contact Information

You can view the information in the Institution Contact Information component of the profile by:

Closed toggler arrowThe information displays as read-only:

Portion of the screen showing the Institution Contact Information component in View mode

Editing Institution Contact Information

If you hold the SO role within an organization, you can edit the information in the Institution Contact Information component of the Institution Profile.

Select the Edit button on the Institution Contact Information panel header to display all editable fields available in this component. Closed toggler arrowThe following fields are available for editing and are required fields:

Portion of the screen showing the Institution Contact Information componment in Edit mode

When you are done, select the Save All button at the top or bottom of the profile to save the changes. You can edit other components of the profile before saving your changes by selecting the View buttons of those components. The Save All button will save the changes made in all components.

If you do not wish to save your changes, select the Discard Changes button instead.

Remember: Hiding a component is not the same as saving the component!

IMPORTANT: Only Commons users with the SO role can edit the Institution Profile. An exception exists for institutions having a TTO Administrator and no Signing Official. For these institutions, the TTO Administrator can edit all sections of the profile.

For institutions with both a Signing Official and TTO Administrator, the TTO Administrator can only edit the Extramural Technology Transfer Administration component.


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