#JointheTeam with Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is UK's tool for collaboration! All UK students, faculty, and staff are free to use Microsoft Teams by visiting m365.uky.edu and clicking Teams. Customers have the option of both a web version and to download the Teams app. Teams offers a rich online collaboration environment complete with persistent chat, the ability to create Teams with multiple channels, share and collaborate on files, make calls, hold video meetings and seminars, and many more.

Teams Open Lab Events

Join us for August's Microsoft Teams Open Lab event on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 1pm for a Microsoft Teams Back to Basics Session. At this event, we will have a representative from Microsoft give a presentation on the basics of Microsoft Teams. This event is open to anyone interested. Please submit any questions you would like covered via the Q&A submission form here and we will make sure they get covered!

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Watch past Teams Open Labs:

Microsoft Teams Open Lab: Q&A Session - July 2021

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Microsoft Teams Open Lab: Q&A Session - June 2021

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  • View a summary of the Q&A topics

Microsoft Teams Open Lab: New & Upcoming Features in Teams - May 2021

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  • View answers to questions & reference links from this Open Lab

Microsoft Teams Open Lab: Teaching with Teams & OneNote - April 2021

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  • View answers to questions in this Open Lab

Microsoft Teams Open Lab: Show & Tell - March 2021

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  • Click here to view answers to questions in this Open Lab

Microsoft Teams Open Lab: Back to Basics - February 2021

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Microsoft Teams Open Lab: Collaboration in Teams - January 2021

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  • Click here to view answers to questions in this Open Lab

Microsoft Teams Open Lab: Using Apps in Teams - November 2020

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  • Click here to view answers to questions in this Open Lab

Microsoft Teams Open Lab: Creating & Managing Teams - October 2020

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  • Click here to view answers to questions in this Open Lab

Microsoft Teams Open Lab: Meetings in Teams - September 2020

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  • Click here to view answers to questions in this Open Lab

 

Learn More

There are many resources available for learning about Microsoft Teams.

  • HR Training & Development offers on-demand courses on Teams via myUK Learning:
    • Microsoft Teams: Chats, Calls and Meetings, Available on-demand. Read more here.

  • HR Training & Development has a new instructor-led training (live) on Microsoft Teams. We are currently offering it virtually and participants can sign up through myUK Learning.
    • Microsoft Teams: Overview
      Microsoft Teams is a collaboration tool that incorporates general communication options with various apps to enhance productivity for groups of people called Teams. In this live, instructor-led workshop, after we cover the following topics you will have the opportunity to practice using Teams:

      • Microsoft Teams Environment
      • Navigation and General Settings
      • Using the Chat feature
      • Making Audio and Video Calls
      • Creating Meetings via Calendar and Outlook
      • File Sharing and Collaboration
      • Setting up Teams and Channels
      • See available current training dates below:
  • Microsoft's Teams Resource site has many tutorials and videos. Visit their site here.
  • Check out on-demand training courses from Microsoft here.
  • Many articles are available in the Technology Help Center by searching "Microsoft Teams".

Migrating to Microsoft Teams

ITS recommends that departments migrate to Microsoft Teams due to Skype for Business Online end of life at UK on July 9, 2021. Migrating to Teams will allow customers to perform all their previous functions in Skype for Business (e.g. join video and audio meetings, make calls, and chat) via Teams. View Skype For Business To Microsoft Teams Migration FAQ for more information.
 

If you are ready to migrate, please email ITSaboutYou@uky.edu with your name and linkblue. For bulk migration, please attach a comma separated file including first name, last name, and linkblue.