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Microsoft Teams builds collaboration productivity with a suite of integrated tools for:

  • Chat
  • Web meetings
  • Task coordination and planning
  • Information sharing
  • And many other features to help your team work better together!

Learn About Teams
Everything you need to know to get started with Teams!
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Microsoft Teams is available through Cornell's Office 365 and helps university faculty, students, and staff:

  • Chat
  • Meet
  • Collaborate

Because it's part of Office 365, Teams has features to reduce the number of steps needed to connect to the people, places, and files you use most often. 

Teams can be created by Cornell faculty and staff. Students can be added or join and participate in teams, but can't create them.

Install the Teams App

  • Cornell staff with centrally managed computers can install Teams from Software Center (Windows) or Self Service (macOS).
  • Teams for iOS, Android, Windows and Mac may be downloaded from Microsoft.  

Collaborate Outside Cornell

You can add an external guest to a team, allowing you to coordinate, communicate, and plan with vendors, contractors, and other outside collaborators. Learn more about how to add a guest, and how they will see the invitation. If the guest doesn't already have a Microsoft account they can use to sign in, they will be asked to create one, as with guest access to other Office 365 services like SharePoint Online.

Use Teams through Office 365

To access Teams through a web browser:

  1. Visit outlook.cornell.edu and sign in with your NetID and password if asked.
  2. Click the app launcher in the upper left (icon containing nine squares).
  3. If Teams is in the list of suggested apps, click it, or if it isn't, click All apps and select it from that list.
  4. If the desktop app is suggested and you want to proceed in the browser, click Use the web app instead.

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