Microsoft Teams Pre-Production Roll Out

What is Teams?

Teams is a Microsoft Office 365 collaboration workspace. It brings together instant messaging, threaded conversations, file sharing, voice and video conversations, and more.

Who is Teams available to?

  • Teams will be available soon to active VIU faculty and staff
  • Teams is not available to students at this time

How do I access Teams?

  1. Download Teams for Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, or use Teams on the web at
  2. Log in using your VIU email address and computer account password

Want to request Teams for your team?

  1. Read the Teams Pre-Production Roll Out Guidelines
  2. Complete the Teams Request Form and email to

Can I schedule a meeting in Teams?

At this time meetings cannot be schedule directly via the Teams Client. Meetings in Teams must be scheduled via Outlook.

New to Teams?

Resources & Guides for Team Members

Resources & Guides for Team Owners


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