Desktop Conferencing (Skype)
Skype for Business is the campus enterprise unified communications and collaboration platform. It allows you to send and receive instant messages, make audio and video calls, show presentations, interactively collaborate on documents, and schedule online meetings. This self service will allow you to install this on a PC or Mac computer/laptop.
You must be an active faculty, staff, or student with a UCMNetID.
Please note before pressing “Self Service”. When you do select Self Service, you might be prompted to authenticate, which you will use your UCMNetID and password. When you get to the O365 page, click on Skype for Business on the left hand side of the screen and follow the directions.
Access to the Skype installation files.
Technical support is provided during standard operating hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00p.m., Monday through Friday by contacting the OIT Service Desk.
Access is available 24/7 through the self service button above.
Uninstall the application through your operating system.
There are no costs associated with this service.
Microsoft Support Page: Discovering Skype for Business
Skype for Business: Step-by-step guide for new users (video)
Microsoft free end user webinar series: Learn Skype for Business Today
UC Merced’s knowledge on Skype