Donald Glover has has signed on to co-star on the NBC sitcom Community which launches on Sept. 17 as part of a two-year talent holding deal at Universal Media Studios.

Glover just ended a three-year stint as a staff writer on 30 Rock.

Glover, who also performs standup, isn't sure when he'll begin writing his pilot or what the topic will be but said, "The only thing I know is that it will be very personal and that I write quickly."

Community stars Joel McHale as a lawyer whose degree is revoked, prompting him to return to community college. Glover plays a slacker student jock who's part of a study group.