List administrativeUnits

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Retrieve a list of administrativeUnit objects.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) AdministrativeUnit.Read.All, Directory.Read.All, AdministrativeUnit.ReadWrite.All, Directory.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application AdministrativeUnit.Read.All, Directory.Read.All, AdministrativeUnit.ReadWrite.All, Directory.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

GET /directory/administrativeUnits

Optional query parameters

This method supports the $count, $select, $search, $filter (eq), and $expand OData query parameters to help customize the response. Extension properties also support query parameters as follows:

Extension type Comments
Schema extensions Returned only with $select. Supports $filter (eq).
Directory extensions Returned by default. Supports $filter (eq).

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and collection of administrativeUnit objects in the response body.



Here is an example of the request.



Here is an example of the response.

Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json

    "@odata.context": "$metadata#directory/administrativeUnits",
    "value": [
            "id": "4d7ea995-bc0f-45c0-8c3e-132e93bf95f8",
            "deletedDateTime": null,
            "displayName": "Seattle District Technical Schools",
            "description": "Seattle district technical schools administration",
            "membershipRule": null,
            "membershipType": null,
            "membershipRuleProcessingState": null,
            "visibility": "HiddenMembership"