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Welcome to Microsoft Teams Teams architecture. Teams is built on Microsoft 365 groups, Microsoft Graph, and the same enterprise-level security. As the admin, you'll manage Teams through the Microsoft Teams admin center. To stay on top of. Upgrade from Skype for Business to. The Microsoft Teams admin center is gradually replacing the Skype for Business admin center, and we're migrating Teams settings to it from the Microsoft 365 admin center. If a setting has been migrated, you'll see a notification and then be directed to the setting's location in the Teams admin center. In each chat channel, team members can use @mention commands to mention other users, share links to Microsoft Office documents to work on collaboratively, or share other content such as images, videos, or attachments. All chat messages are stored online and you can quickly search back through past conversations or bookmark important messages.


Microsoft Teams is available for all campus customers eligible for Office 365.

About Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a collaboration platform that supports:
  • Threaded, persistent conversations
  • Instant messaging
  • File storage
  • Audio and video conferencing
Teams is also a hub for integrating with other applications such as Trello, GitHub, Microsoft Planner, Forms, PowerApps, and many other applications.Teams
Microsoft Teams has been enabled for anyone eligible for Office 365, including all active University faculty, staff, and students.
Microsoft Teams has applications for Window, MacOS, Linux, iOS, and Android. Teams also works in web browsers.

Log In To Microsoft Teams Online

Teams for MacOS, Windows, and Linux can be downloaded from You can download Teams for iOS from the Apple App Store and for Android from the Google Play Store.
The web version of Teams is supported on the Microsoft Edge (crhomium-based, current and 2 previous versions), Apple Safari 13.1+, and Google Chrome (current and 2 previous versions). This can be accessed from the Office 365 portal by logging into and clicking on the Teams icon or at

A comparison of Teams features by platform can be found at

There is a Help button in the web, Windows, and MacOS versions of Teams. It is in the lower left-hand corner of the window. Here you will find links to help topics and training.
You can find a collection of Microsoft Teams training training resources is available on the web in [Link for document 97958 is unavailable at this time.].

3rd Party and Additional Services

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Teams is compatible with a vast catalog of paid and free applications authored by 3rd party providers. These are located within Teams by clicking on the ellipsis icon (...) and searching for an Application.
All Free and Paid Applications are optional. Individuals are responsible for any licenses or fees related to the use of these applications. The Technology Services Help Desk ([email protected]) will attempt to provide general assistance for Microsoft Teams optional applications. Specific questions about the functionality of these applications should be directed to the application provider.

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Accessibility in Microsoft Teams

Information on using Microsoft Teams with a screen reader can be found at
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Additional Help

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If you experience technical problems with Teams or other Office 365 applications, please email the Technology Services Help Desk at [email protected]

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Created:2017-11-15 11:10 CDTUpdated:2021-02-24 15:03 CDT
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