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Office 365, Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams is available for all campus customers eligible for Office 365.
About Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams is a collaboration platform that supports threaded conversations, instant messaging, file storage, and video conferencing. Teams is also a hub for integrating with other applications such as Microsoft Planner, Forms, and PowerApps; or third-party applications via add-ons.
Microsoft Teams has been enabled for all campus customers eligible for Office 365 - active University faculty, staff, and students.
Getting Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams has applications for Window, MacOS, iOS, and Android. The web version of Teams is supported with the latest versions Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Edge.
Microsoft Teams can be accessed from the Office 365 portal by logging into http://office.illinois.edu and clicking on the Teams icon.
Once in the web client for Teams, you will be provided with an opportunity to download and install the Windows or MacOS desktop client. Newer versions of the Office 365 desktop bundle may already include the Teams desktop application.
Teams is available for iOS from the Apple App Store and for Android from the Google Play Store.
Learning Microsoft Teams
You will find 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.
Microsoft Teams Help and Training is available on the web at https://support.office.com/en-us/Teams.
Accessibility in Microsoft Teams
Information on using Microsoft Teams with a screen reader can be found at https://support.office.com/en-us/article/use-a-screen-reader-to-explore-and-navigate-microsoft-teams-47614fb0-a583-49f6-84da-6872223e74a0.