Using Microsoft Teams

Posted March 12th, 2020 at 1:55 pm.

Teams is a college-supported platform for connecting synchronously with students and other staff members.

You do not need to request that a Team be created in order to use the Teams app for communication and collaboration with students and colleagues. Detailed documentation for teaching with Teams is available here: https://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/8297

Getting Started

Further Information

Please note:

  • Microsoft is currently transitioning Skype for Business functionality to Teams. Teams will fully replace Skype for Business on July 31, 2021.
  • There are specific reasons why community members can’t create Teams (Teams are created at the Systems level for our entire community). When someone creates a Team, they’re automatically creating an email address @brynmawr.edu. If anyone were able to create a team, and create any kind of email address, that would conflict with BMC policy.

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