Community Quick Start Guide

Get started on the AEJMC Community
Make the most of your community experience by taking these steps to allow others to find and connect with you, engage in meaningful conversations about the topics that matter to you, and build your presence in the online community.

Log in:

Your login credentials should be the same as the email you use for your AEJMC membership. Your password is whatever you set it as when you initially logged in. If you have not yet logged in, follow these instructions:

When you go to click “Sign in”. If you need assistance getting your login credentials, contact

Profile Settings:

Customize your profile settings: While on your profile page, click on the tab for My Account. Here you can set up how you want to receive emails from the community, how much of your profile you want visible to other members, design the signature area that appears under your discussion posts and more. If you have any questions about what a certain setting means, please email the Community Manager at for help.

Email Delivery Options: You can change your digest email frequency by going to the Community Notifications page on your profile. Next to each community you belong to, you can choose Daily Digest, Real Time for instant alerts, or No Email.


Build your contact list: Select Directory from the top navigation bar to find friends and colleagues belonging to AEJMC. Creating a contact list helps identify relationships and build searchable networks.


Profile Set-Up:

Tell us about yourself: Is this what you really look like? Upload a profile picture and add some information to your profile so it is easier to find and connect with like-minded peers.

Join the Conversation

Posting a Message:

  1. Once you are on the homepage of the group you’d like to post to, hit the Discussions tab and then Post New Message. 

  1. You can upload attachments (attachments will automatically be added to the specified community library).
  2. You can @mention specific AEJMC Members.

*You can save a draft of the post. The system will also automatically start saving your message once you start adding content. You can schedule a post to go live at a certain time. To access your scheduled posts and drafts, go to Profile > My Contributions tab > List of Contributions.

Reply to a Discussion:

  • Reply: Reply to the entire thread. 
  • Reply Privately: Sends a private response to the member’s community inbox.
  • Mark As Inappropriate: If a member's post clearly violates the AEJMC Terms and Conditions, you can flag it to be reviewed by the AEJMC community management team.


AEJMC Community Open Forum Job Posting Guidelines:

The AEJMC Open Forum is a great place for members to post about AEJMC happenings and related items to the organization and field.

The AEJMC Open Forum is not a home for job opening postings. AEJMC offers an Online Jobs Ad Service, which we encourage our members to utilize.

We also offer a Job Board forum on the AEJMC Community, which we encourage members to visit.

Posts unapproved by AEJMC will be removed from the Community.

Share a Resource:

1. To add a resource to a community library, visit the community homepage and select the Library tab. Then select “Create Entry.”

  1. To add a new library item select "Create New Library Entry". Complete the required fields on the library entry form: Title, Library, Description, Entry Type. Based on the Entry type you select you will need to take additional steps after you select next.

What now?

  • Let us know you're here: Say hello.
  • Ask questions: What do you want to know more about? Have a question about anything from professional development to everyday problems? There's someone out there with the answer.
  • Share ideas: Is there a hot topic you want to discuss? How about a lesson you've learned that might help your fellow members? Start a discussion thread to give others a peek inside your world or to demonstrate your expertise on a topic.
  • Give feedback: Use your knowledge and experience to answer other members' questions. Just click Reply to the right of any discussion post, or comment underneath a library entry.