SharePoint integrates with the UVM "GuestNet" system to allow people external to UVM to access private SharePoint content. This feature is useful if you need to collaborate with people who are not directly affiliated with UVM. Typical examples are research collaborators at peer institutions, or students who are involved in cross-institition projects but do not attend UVM.
Visit https://account.uvm.edu, and follow the link under "Account Services" to "Share computing resources with a campus guest". From this page you can add and delete guest accounts and retrieve passwords for accounts that you sponsor. Additional information about guest accounts can be found on the following page:http://www.uvm.edu/it/wireless/?Page=guestnet/guestnet.html
External accounts created by SharePoint have the following restrictions: