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Desktop Conferencing (Skype)


Skype for Business will reach end-of-life July 2021 when Microsoft will no longer provide support. Please check out MS Teams for a great alternative.

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.

What do I need to get this service?

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.

What is included?

Access to the Skype installation files.

When is support for this service available?

Technical support is provided during standard operating hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00p.m., Monday through Friday by contacting the OIT Service Desk.

How long does it take to get the service?

Access is available 24/7 through the self service button above.

How do I stop or change the service?

Uninstall the application through your operating system.


There are no costs associated with this service.

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