Gaining Access & Enabling Collaboration

Cluster Connect is a digital Plymouth State University platform uniquely designed to enable the PSU Integrated Cluster experience. It offers students, faculty, staff, alumni, and partners the opportunity to engage, collaborate, and connect on cluster projects and activities. It is a digital space to share ideas, discuss projects, and track ongoing activities. Through social interaction and collaboration, community members can post and share information across the digital campus community or within clusters.

By using Cluster Connect, you’re able to:

  • Discover other PSU community members with complementary interests
  • Review and comment on Cluster news, ideas, and accomplishments
  • Engage in project creation, activities, and updates

Community Partner & Alumni Access to Cluster Connect

For community partners and alumni to access Cluster Connect, an account will need to be generated to share access. As an alumni or partner, please complete this form to request access. You will receive an email shortly after submitting the form. The process for gaining access can be expected as follows:

  • Partner and/or Alumni completes the Online Request Form
  • Receive a Confirmation Email
  • Receive an Email with Access Instructions

Current students, faculty, or staff that know of an alumni or partner that would benefit form engaging in Cluster Connect, please share the link to this page ( with instructions on gaining access.

Creating a Successful Cluster Project

For faculty and staff, Cluster Connect is the mechanism for discovering, proposing, and tracking multi-disciplinary projects. One feature of Cluster Connect is its ability to use on-line web tools to submit and gain approval for Cluster Projects. This functionality replaces the previous use of email and Word and Excel documents. For more information on tools and best practices on creating a successful Cluster Project, please review the reference material.

Historic PSU Partnerships

In the Summer of 2017, a group of faculty worked to outline and document existing partnerships with Plymouth State University. For review, the list can be found here. This may serve as a potential connection between PSU community members seeking to engage with partners not yet utilizing Cluster Connect. After connecting with a partner, please follow this process if they wish to access Cluster Connect, the list of historical PSU partners has not been added to Cluster Connect.