Microsoft Teams is your online chat-based hub for teamwork integrated with your Office 365 email account. It is an app that helps you and your team have real-time conversations using chat or video chat, securely share and collaborate on files, and plan meetings or projects with others at the University of Iowa using the various built-in and add-on collaboration tools. Teams has native use of your Office 365 account including: Email and calendar, OneDrive, and OneNote. Additionally, there is integration with Office Online apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Teams is enabled for all Students as of January 2020. Faculty and staff members can request access to Microsoft Teams now by completing this ITS form.
Have a question about Microsoft Teams, or one of it's features? Check out the Microsoft Teams Help Center, which includes a variety of resources for troubleshooting and training.
Instructor-led Training Courses:
Microsoft hosts a series of free, live, online training courses to help get you up and running with Teams. Training options are available for all skill levels from end users to IT admins. Some of the training sessions you will find include:
- Say hello to Microsoft Teams
- Get started with Teams
- Run effective meetings with Teams
- Teams for Education
- Learn to use apps in Teams
End User Training for Microsoft Teams:
These online training modules are designed to allow you to learn Microsoft Teams at your leisure. Some of the items you can find on this page include:
- Welcome to Teams & Teams Overview
- Setting up Teams
- Teams & Channels
- Microsoft Teams Quick Start
- Microsoft Teams Training Videos