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About the Dashboard

The dashboard contains quick links to the Workflow and Inbox screens of Mailbox, which are also accessible from the Dashboard menu. The Dashboard can be customized by each individual user by choosing which gadgets to show or hide in the view. The user can also modify the appearance by dragging a gadget to reorder the view.

Users can also expand or collapse Gadgets and the File Navigation Sidebar.

dashboard sample view

Dashboard Overview

The OU Campus Dashboard provides a location where each individual user can access user-specific messaging and gadgets. To access the Dashboard, click Dashboard on the global navigation or Overview in the Dashboard drop-down menu.

dashboard drop down menu

Click Configure Dashboard in the upper right portion of the screen and select the items you wish to display. Once selected and displayed, reorder the windows by clicking and dragging the gray title bar to a new location.

configure dashboard


Workflow is a component of Mailbox that facilitates the tracking of content that has been sent for review through the approval process.

Workflow is specific to the currently logged in user — content that the user has submitted to another user, or received from another user, is shown in this list view. Additionally, content that was once in workflow for the user, but had an action performed, such as the content was approved and published, declined, or canceled, is also shown in this view.

workflow view

For more information, see Workflow or Sending Pages for Approval.


The messaging functionality within OU Campus includes a mailbox, an inbox, sent box, the ability to compose a message, and the system workflow. A duplicate message can also be sent to the users TTUHSC email.

Users can:

  • attach messages to pages being sent through workflow to an approver
  • send a message directly without associating it with a page
  • review messages previously sent to them
  • forward messages
  • review messages they have sent to others

Below is a sample view of the OU Campus system Inbox.

mailbox inbox view

Learn more about the Inbox in the Workflow section.

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