Is it possible to get the department of the current user using REST API (Javascript)?


Yes, it is possible.. Try the following request:


If this doesn't work you might need to use the following:

For Office 365/SharePoint Online:


For SharePoint 2013 On-Premise:



SharePoint 2013: Get UserProfile Properties with REST API

  • Thank you @Arsalan... I was killing myself on this, the thing is that it seems that the property is not configured in my server – yngrdyn May 8 '15 at 14:09
  • how about current user? without passing @v parameter – Vignesh Subramanian Nov 10 '16 at 9:49
  • http://siteurl/_api/SP.UserProfiles.PeopleManager/GetMyProperties This call will give you all properties for current user. – Arsalan Adam Khatri Nov 15 '16 at 5:25

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