Creating a Microsoft Teams Site


Request a site for graduates and former faculty

How do I use Microsoft Teams?

We are interested in using Microsoft Teams for our department but we don't want to use an individual employee's Office 365 account


  • Microsoft Teams


Would like to collaborate with class or team


  1. Go to Microsoft Teams
  2. Sign in with your USD email address
  3. Click Work or school account
  4. Sign in with your USD email and password
  5. Click Join or create a team at bottom of screen
  6. Click Create team to create a new team
  7. Choose a Team Type Learn more about Team Types
  8. Enter a name and add a short description
  9. By default, your team is Private, meaning you'll have to add the people or groups you want on the team
    Note: Select Public if you want anyone in the organization (USD) to be able to find and join the team
  10. Add members
    Note: You can add people, groups, or even entire contact groups
    Note: If you need to add people from outside your organization, use their email address to invite them as guests
  11. When you're done adding members, select Add and then Close


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Microsoft Teams makes it easy to work together. Perfectly suited for remote work, Microsoft Teams provides a centralized workspace for groups to communicate and collaborate online.