Get administrativeUnit

Namespace: microsoft.graph


APIs under the /beta version in Microsoft Graph are subject to change. Use of these APIs in production applications is not supported. To determine whether an API is available in v1.0, use the Version selector.

Retrieve the directory administrativeUnit that corresponds to this educationSchool.

Note: If the delegated token is used, members can only see information about their own schools. Use the ...beta/education/me/schools resource in this case.

This API is supported in the following national cloud deployments.

Global service US Government L4 US Government L5 (DOD) China operated by 21Vianet


A combination of 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) One from EduRoster.ReadBasic, EduRoster.Read, EduRoster.Write plus Directory.Read.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application EduRoster.Read.All, EduRoster.ReadWrite.All plus Directory.Read.All

HTTP request

GET /education/schools/{id}/administrativeUnit

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Don't supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and an administrativeUnit object in the response body.



Here's an example of the request.


Here's 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

  "displayName": "displayName-value",
  "description": "description-value",
  "visibility": "visibility-value",
  "id": "id-value"