Skype for Business

Skype for Business is a Microsoft application that enables you to connect, communicate and collaborate with colleagues from your desktop or mobile device via voice, instant messaging, real-time meeting collaboration or video-based screen sharing 

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What features does Skype for Business have?
  • Instant text, call and video messaging so you can quickly connect with colleagues
  • Schedule online meetings and webinars for up to 250 people including those external to the University
  • Syncs to your Outlook calendar so you can instantly see your colleagues availability before you contact them
  • Have an online conversation with one or multiple colleagues, share your files, presentations and even share your screen
Need help?

The IT Service Desk website has a number of knowledge base articles on the various features of Skype for Business, including how to install the application.

Installing the application
Skype for Business user guide
Setting up audio
How to set up a meeting in Outlook
Troubleshooting common issues

External training and support guides

Links to Microsoft.com support and training

Microsoft Support and Training: User Interface
Microsoft Support and Training: Set up your Audio/Video
Microsoft Support and Training: Contacts, Instant Messaging and calling
Microsoft Support and Training: Change your Presence Status