Documentation for faculty members


As of August 2nd, 2010 Sakai will replace the former School of Medicine curriculum and forum sites. Faculty and students will use Sakai to access the course materials including the course information, calendar, forums and lecture documents.

How to Log in

Go to and login with your ONYEN and ONYEN password. (Note: you will not be able to use your SOMID to access the site.) If you have a question about reactivating or creating an onyen, please go to

Instructional Video

For a video that covers:

  • logging into Sakai
  • a general overview of a course site
  • how to add resources to the calendar
  • and more

please see our faculty video series for the basics of using Sakai.

To learn how to create a site or perform more advanced tasks, check out the SOM's video tutorials on YouTube.


If you have questions about Sakai, please email
For other School of Medicine IT questions, please email