Skype for Business

Skype for Business is an instant messaging client that gives you instant messaging capabilities, voice and video chat, screen sharing, and more. See below for assistance with the various versions of Skype for Business.

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Skype for Business for Windows

Skype for Business for Windows is the desktop version of Skype for Business and is a part of the Microsoft Office suite. If you have Microsoft Office installed, you can open Skype for Business by clicking on the "Skype for Business " icon in your programs list.

If you do not have Microsoft Office 2019, below are options available for you to obtain the software:

Faculty/Staff 

  1. University-owned computers: download Microsoft Office 2019 using Software Center. 
  2. Home Computers: download Microsoft Office for free with our ProPlus program!

Students

Download Microsoft Office for free with our ProPlus program!

Getting Started

Skype for Business Training


Skype for Business for Macs

Skype for Business for Macs is the desktop version of Skype for Business and is a part of the Microsoft Office 2019 suite. If you have Microsoft Office 2019 installed, you can open Skype for Business by clicking on the "Skype for Business" icon in your programs list. 

If you do not have Microsoft Office 2019, there are a number of options available for you to obtain the software:

Faculty/Staff 

  1. University-owned computers: download Microsoft Office using Casper. 
  2. Home Computers: download Microsoft Office for free with our ProPlus program

Students

Download Microsoft Office for free with our ProPlus program!

Getting Started

Skype for Business Training


Skype for Business for Mobile Devices

Skype for Business is available as an app on all major mobile devices, including iPhone, iPad, Android, and Windows Phones. For app download and setup information for each of these devices, see below. If you need assistance with installing or using one of the mobile apps, contact the CaTS Help Desk. 

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