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UNCG is moving to one video-conferencing platform, Microsoft Teams. Encourage your colleagues to become early adopters by hosting Teams meetings now! This article will walk you through what you need to know to host collaborative and inclusive meetings in Teams.

After the complete transition to Microsoft 365, inviting colleagues on-the-fly to chat in Teams will be as easy as a click on the camera icon (like Google Meet). For now, let’s focus on scheduling Teams meetings from the Google calendar.

  1. Starting from scratch? If you use Teams Voice, you’re all set! If not, you may need to download and install the app.
    Windows: Application Catalog
    Apple OS: Jamf Self Service
  2. To create Teams meetings from your Google calendar (for now), Install the Teams meeting add-on for Google Workspace.

Once the meeting is scheduled, wow your attendees with your screen-sharing prowess. How to Share your Screen in Teams (2m 38s)

employee presenting in front of their slides in Teams

If you have a lot of online meetings, it is likely that someone will have a disability, whether you are aware of it or not. Learn seven things you can do right now in Teams to create a more inclusive and accessible meeting experience. How to make meetings more accessible and inclusive with Microsoft Teams (4m 36s).

Check out the Getting Started with Microsoft Teams YouTube channel for more great tips.

ITS is updating the FAQs about the Microsoft 365 transition on the ITS Technology Initiatives portal as information becomes available. Also, follow ITS News for the latest announcements.

If you have questions or need technical assistance, please contact 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324), or email [email protected].