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MICROSOFT TEAMS (UofC)


What is it?

Microsoft Teams is a communication and collaboration platform that consists of chat, video meetings, file storage, and application integration.

Who is it for?

Faculty and staff at the University of Calgary.

What can it do?

The IT department at the UofC provides these resources:
  • Accessing Teams from your web browser
  • Download Teams app on a managed Windows or Mac computer
  • Download Teams app on your home computer
  • Download Teams app to your mobile device
  • Create a new Teams meeting
  • Using Teams options during a meeting
  • Using chat
  • Frequently asked questions
  • Tips and tricks

One of the primary benefits of using Microsoft Teams is the Level 4 Data Classification with recording sessions. Review the charts below to select your online meeting software.


Select your Online Meeting Software:



Data Classification Guidlines for Meeting Platforms:



How do I access it?

Microsoft Teams - Chat and Meetings:
https://ucalgary.service-now.com/it?id=kb_article&sys_id=bd5c14f1dbc454d4f710777a8c9619ee#GetStart

In order to create new meetings or use the persistent chat feature on Microsoft Teams UofC faculty and staff will need to enable multi-factor authentification (MFA) on their UofC IT account. Instructions on how to enable MFA:
https://it.ucalgary.ca/mfa/home


To access Microsoft Teams Workspace a team leader (managers, directors, and project leads) need to fill out a request form. Once it is approved the selected faculty and staff will have access. Request for a Micrsoft Teams Workspace:
https://ucalgary.service-now.com/it?id=sc_cat_item&sys_id=d2f9e99ddbef0810897e4b8b0b9619cc

Is it University approved?

Team is University of Calgary approved and supported by the  IT department.





UCalgaryBlogs. (2020). Information Technologies: Microsoft Teams: Chat and Meetings. Retrieved from
https://ucalgary.service-now.com/it?id=kb_article&sys_id=bd5c14f1dbc454d4f710777a8c9619ee#GetStart
(accessed 16 July 2020).
UCalgaryBlogs. (2020). Information Technologies: Microsoft Teams: Request for a Microsoft Teams Workspace. Retrieved from
https://ucalgary.service-now.com/it?id=sc_cat_item&sys_id=d2f9e99ddbef0810897e4b8b0b9619cc
(accessed 16 July 2020).
UCalgaryBlogs. (2020). Information Technologies: Microsoft Teams: Multi-Factor Authentication. Retrieved from
https://it.ucalgary.ca/mfa/home (accessed 16 July 2020).