Commons End of Life

Over the past six months, multiple announcements have been published regarding the decommissioning of the Commons. The purpose of this communication is to give you a final update on that timeline.

On August 24th, the remaining Commons sites will be set to “read only” mode. This means no changes can be made to any site. You can still view all the live content on your site and access the dashboard, but you will not be able to add, edit, or change anything.

On August 31st, all Commons sites will be archived and shut down unless other arrangements have been made. We will be happy to provide you with the archived site if you would like to upload it into another system (e.g. You may request an extension, but during that time, your site will be in “read only” mode.

If you have any questions or need to request an extension, please submit an incident through our service desk at You will be connected with someone to discuss next steps. Thank you.

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