Microsoft Teams is available for all GU-Q Faculty, Staff, and Students.
What is Microsoft Teams?
Microsoft Teams is Microsoft’s enterprise communication tool. Teams combines persistent chat rooms, video/voice, file sharing, meetings, and many other features into one application.
Zoom is the University’s designated service for conducting business meetings and remote instruction, however, University offers a choice of communications tools, such as Google Hangsout, Microsoft Teams.
How do I access Microsoft Teams?
Microsoft Teams is accessible via your web browser (teams.microsoft.com), Android or Apple iOS device, or desktop client available on both Windows and Mac operating systems, using your GU-Q NetID. IT has deployed the Teams Windows and Mac software on all the GU-Q issued computers.
Please find below instructions to assist with Teams setup.
Open the Microsoft Teams application
Sign in using your Georgetown email address
Use your NetId and Password
Authenticate with Duo
Start using Microsoft Teams
Click on Chat
Click on new chat
Type the name or the NetID of the person you want to chat with
Start your conversation
Add more people for a Group Chat
Start your Group Chat
Click on Team
Click on Create team
Select a team type
Choose your privacy options
Add people to your Team
Click on close
Click on the Calendar Icon
Select the Time of the meeting
Add people to your meeting
When you start your meeting and you turn on your video click on this Icon
Select your Background