Follow these steps to access Microsoft Teams for the first time on your device and begin collaborating. As you start using Teams, you will discover many other features to customize your experience. To avoid creating duplicate teams in the Stanford University tenant, individuals in the School of Medicine should primarily be guests on teams in the SHC and SMCH tenants.
Access the Teams app
If you are a first-time user, you may be prompted to download and install the Teams desktop app. You can also access your Teams collaboration space by installing the app on a mobile device or via a web browser.
Access the Microsoft Teams app
How to use Teams
Ready to begin using Teams to chat, hold virtual meetings, share files, and collaborate on projects? We've created a training resource page with many resources to help you get started.
Explore M365 training resources
Create a new team (optional)
You may be invited to join existing teams in one of the health systems tenants. If you need a new team that doesn't already exist in the SHC or SMCH tenant, you can also create a one in the Stanford University platform.
Request a new team for the School of Medicine