Microsoft Teams is a collaboration app that is available to faculty, staff, and students at UConn with an Office 365 account. These instructions describe three ways that you can install Teams on your devices.

For ITS managed workstations, Teams can be installed from the Software Center App.   On non-ITS managed workstations, it can be installed using Method 2 or 3 below.

Method 1:  From the Software Center App

        1.   Navigate to the Start Menu and search for Software Center.
Screenshot of software center


        2.  Once there, locate Microsoft Teams, click on it, and press install.

Applications menu.

Method 2: From your UConn Office 365 portal page

  1. Go to email.uconn.edu and click Office 365
  2. Faculty and staff can sign in with their first.last@uconn.edu and NetID password. Student workers can sign in with the NetIDWork account and password.
  3. Click on the Teams icon.
    Office 365 apps.
  4. Towards the left bottom of the toolbar, click on Get App.
    Screenshot of get app icon.
  5. This starts the download of the client file for Team. Once downloaded, install the file and sign in with your credentials.


Method 3: Install Teams from Microsoft for your computer or devices

  • For the mobile app, enter your phone number or email address and then click Send now to receive a link for the mobile app.

  • Run the installer that downloads and sign in using your UConn email address and NetID password.