Microsoft Teams: LSU Overview

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Introducing QuickHelp: QuickHelp is a user-friendly site designed to help make the most of your Microsoft applications. There are skill paths designed to give insight into Microsoft Teams. These skill paths are comprised of courses, usually approximately two minutes in length, that get right to the heart of what you want to know. These courses are helpful for learning about and navigating all features in Teams.


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Microsoft Teams: LSU Overview

Microsoft Teams is a collaboration and communications platform that combines Voice and Video web calling, instant messaging, and group collaboration into one application. The communications portion can be used internal and external to LSU, while the collaboration portion is limited to LSU A&M flagship campus. The service Integrates with Office365 applications giving you access to certain features from different Office 365 online applications.

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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 Microsoft Teams, Skype and Skype for business. The LSU A&M A5 License assigned to employees and students allows for 1000 active participants in a meeting. After 1000 participants have joined, an additional 20,000 participants can join in listen-only mode.

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

Create a Team for collaborating with internal LSU A&M faculty, staff and students giving you access to file sharing, wikis, and group persistent chats.

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.

Teams Telephony: (Staff Only) Voice services via headset or traditional handset that allow for additional voicemail features and more right off the bat for LSU faculty and staff members.


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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