Microsoft Teams: LSU Overview

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Microsoft Teams: LSU Overview

Microsoft Teams is a platform that combines instant messaging, calls, file and app sharing, and virtual meetings in one online workspace. The service integrates with Microsoft's Office 365 subscription office productivity suite, including Microsoft Office and Skype, and features extensions that can integrate with specific featured, non-Microsoft products.

For more information about Microsoft Teams, please visit



Microsoft Teams will be available to LSU Faculty & Staff and Students. 

Teams Download Link

Teams Download Assistance


Services & Features

Host Online Meetings: Host audio, video and web conferences with anyone using helpful tools such as scheduling assistance, note-taking, desktop sharing, file uploading, and instant messaging.

Stream Live Broadcasts: Host live streams using Skype Meeting Broadcast, webinars, and other large audience presentations with up to 10,000 online attendees.

Voice Calling: Office 365 provides a global scale voice calling service when paired with Phone System, Calling Plans, and/or Direct Routing.

For more information about plans and prices within Office 365's Voice Calling services, please visit:

Connect Across Devices: A plethora of devices is supported to provide consistent, successful, high-quality communication and an enhanced experience for all participating user.

Skype Room Systems is partnered with the following devices:

Integrated Office 365 apps: Sharing and coauthoring files is made easy by integrating popular Office 365 apps such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. 

Integrated Third-Party apps: Productivity can be increased and workflow streamlined with the integration of certain third-party applications. 


Getting Started

For information on Requesting a MS Team please refer to: Microsoft Teams: Requesting a MS Team


Training & Support

Microsoft Teams: Best Practices

Microsoft Teams: Interactive Demo

Microsoft Teams: Free Webcast (Sign-in Required)

Microsoft Teams: Free Guide (Sign-in Required)

Microsoft Teams: Help Center

Microsoft Teams: Tech Community

Microsoft Teams: Developer Platform

Microsoft Teams: Yearly Expiration and Renewal


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