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Yammer: Account Setup

How to join the Laureate Yammer network

Staff must set up a Yammer account and join the Laureate Yammer Network in order to join or be invited to Yammer groups.

Note: Before you begin, make sure you clear your internet browser history.

 

  1. Open www.yammer.com in your web browser and click Sign Up:


     
  2. Under the Email Address field, replace your @waldenu.edu email address with @email.waldenu.edu as shown below:


     
  3. After you sign up, you will receive an email to activate your Yammer account.
  4. Open the activation email from notifications@yammer.com and click Complete Signup:


     
  5. In the Welcome to Yammer page, read and accept the Usage Policies agreement and click Create Account.


     
  6. Fill in your Name, Title and Department. Click Next.


     
  7. Now you will be able to join Laureate Yammer Network!
  8. After signing up, you may access Yammer from the Office 365 app launcher. To access the app launcher, login to Office 365 by entering https://portal.office.com into your web browser and logging in using your Walden University credentials.


     
  9. Search the Yammer directory for groups you'd like to join. If your unit's group(s) is not appearing in the directory, you need to be invited by the admin; alert your manager that your Yammer account is set-up so they can invite you.