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Confluence is a wiki — a website that allows any authorized user to add, delete, or revise content via a web browser. This powerful collaboration tool by Atlassian can be used by teams to collect and document requirements, post project or individual status, publish environment links, and much more.

It is available for use upon request by any department or business unit at Stanford.


  • Collaborate with your group or department
  • Add, delete, or revise content
  • Integrate with JIRA
  • ​Restrict viewing or editing to certain users or groups

Designed for

Faculty and staff


Must have an active SUNet ID

  • Users will be configured with their for their account

Users will be added to enforce SSO policy


Data security

May be used to store Low, Moderate, and  non-PHI High Risk Data, as defined by the Information Security Office.


Free of charge

Only centrally supported plug-ins will be renewed annually by UIT and they are limited to:

  • Advanced Tables 
  • LaTeX Math
  • Google Drive & Docs for Confluence Cloud for
  • Composition Tabs for Confluence

New Plugins will be purchased for the entire Confluence user population at the expense of the project team who wants the plug-ins. 

  • Once purchased, the original project team will be responsible for ongoing financial support for the plug-in as long as they need it.


Get started

To request setup and access for your group or department, submit a help request with the Request Category set to Administrative Applications, and the Request Type set to Confluence.

Users will be assigned to confluence-user group for product access.

If not active for 18 months, they will be removed from confluence-users group and lose access to Confluence.

Default user privileges are:

  • confluence-users group (access to the product and default read most projects)

Additional privileges for users are assigned by Space Admins.

Default Space permissions upon creation will include “confluence-user” which allows broad view and edit to all users.


Get help

Submit a help request

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Last modified June 10, 2024