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Northwestern Offers New Chat and Group Collaborative Tool – February 5

Posted Date: 5 Feb 2019

Effective Date: 5 Feb 2019

Northwestern now provides Microsoft Teams, a Cloud-based chat and group collaborative workspace, for students, faculty, and staff at no cost. Using Teams can help streamline everyday work tasks by providing collaborative tools all in one place.

Some of the ways to use Teams include:

Get Started Using Teams

Beginning February 5, students, faculty, and staff interested in using Teams may log in with their NetID and explore the platform at Users can immediately participate in one-to-one collaboration, view a list of teams where they are already a member, or search for public teams to join.

A team must be created by Northwestern IT. To request a new team, please submit the Collaboration Services Requests form. You will receive a confirmation from Northwestern IT once your team is ready to use.

More information about using this time-saving group collaboration tool, including an interactive demo, is available on the Northwestern IT website. Visit Microsoft Teams.

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