Microsoft Teams is a secure platform that enables collaboration via text chat, voice or video call, and document sharing. Teams integrates with other Microsoft tools, so 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, students
Full-service or sponsored full-service SUNet ID
Teams is under review for PHI data. At the university, Cardinal Key is enforced for users who attest to working with protected health information (PHI) or personally identifiable information (PII).
Teams is provided at no cost to Stanford University faculty, staff, and students
Once enabled and available to you, Teams, along with other M365 apps, 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.
You can also download Teams for your desktop, iOS, or Android. For more information, review UIT's Get Started with Teams.
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 New Team in Teams
- How to Create a New Team in Teams (for admins)
- Teams Naming Guidelines
- Add Members to a Team
- Create and Share a File in Teams
- M365 Training Resources