Microsoft Teams is a secure platform that enables collaboration via text chat, voice or video calls, and document sharing. Teams integrates with other Microsoft tools. You can store and share files through OneDrive and SharePoint, edit Office documents, set up Planner tasks, collaborate in the Whiteboard app, or view Power BI dashboards— all from within the app.
- Create Teams and channels for organizing conversations, files, and meetings
- Chat with text, audio, video, and file sharing
- Make and receive calls in Teams with features like group calling and voicemail
- Presence indicator based on activity, manual status settings, or Outlook calendar
- Integrate your favorite apps
Faculty, staff, and students
Full-service or sponsored full-service SUNet ID
Teams is approved for protected health information (PHI) or personally identifiable information (PII) with Cardinal Key.
Teams is provided at no cost to Stanford University faculty, staff, and students
Once enabled and available to you, Teams and other M365 appslications, will appear as new tiles after you click on the app launcher (the square in the top left corner) in webmail or at portal.office.com.
For questions or support, please submit a Help request.
- Register for Teams Live Training Sessions
- Get Started with Teams
- Teams FAQs
- Microsoft Teams Glossary of Terms, Apps, and Icons
- How to Create a Teams Team
- How to Create a Teams Team (for admins)
- Teams Naming Guidelines
- Add Members to a Team
- Granting Access to and Sharing Files in Teams
- How to Disable Automatic Teams Meeting Links
- M365 Training Resources
- Teams in the School of Medicine