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Microsoft Teams is being rolled out in phases to help facilitate more seamless collaboration with the Stanford hospitals. Learn more about the rollout. Sign up for live, virtual training about Teams.

M365 Teams Rolls Out to Support Collaboration With the Stanford Hospitals

January 23, 2023

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

Designed for

Faculty, staff, students


Full-service or sponsored full-service SUNet ID

Data security

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

Get started

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  

You can also download Teams for your desktop, iOS, or Android.  For more information, review UIT's Get Started with Teams.



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For questions or support, please submit a Help request.

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Last modified March 30, 2023