A new update will prompt you to enter your location in Skype for Business if you are located off-campus. When you are on campus and if you move to other buildings, your location data will be updated and displayed under your name automatically. 

To manually enter your location information, please follow the instructions below.

For additional information on Skype for Business location data, including what to do when you don’t know your location or how your information is stored, please see the Skype for Business Location Information FAQ support article.

If you are located off-campus and you have not previously entered your location into Skype for Business, you will see a red exclamation indicating you need to complete your location information. To enter your location:

  1. Click the down arrow to the right of "Set your location":
    red exclamation point on the left of "Set your location"
  2. Assign a Location Name (e.g., Working from home) and then enter the address information.
    Note: Only the location name will be displayed to contacts, not your physical address.
    Address fields to enter location address
  3. When finished entering your location, click the “OK” button. Your current location information will now be displayed in the status area.
    "Working from home" text shown under name with a red box around it

If you are located off-campus and you have not previously entered your location into Skype for Business, you will see the following alert window:

"emergency calling" popup box with triangle icon
  1. Click on the “OK” button. 
  2. Assign a Location Name (e.g., Working from home) and then enter the address information.
    Note: Only the location name will be displayed to contacts, not your physical address.
    Text fields where address information should be added
  3. To verify location information, click on the presence circle in the top left of your Skype for Business client Your current location will be displayed.
    "Home Office" text located under name with a red box around it
Article number: 
120356
Last updated: 
December 2, 2020