SFCC Coronavirus Closure Microsoft Teams and Office for students FAQs

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Microsoft Teams

What is Microsoft Teams?

Teams is a collaboration tool which allows SFCC Staff, Faculty and Students to stay connected with chat, video conferencing, file sharing, file collaboration and more.

How can I use Teams?

If you are a current Student, Staff or Faculty member you are licensed to use Teams. Teams is accessible via a web browser or through an app. Apps are available for Windows, IOS, Apple OS and Android.

Use one of these methods to access Teams:

  1. Log into  https://my.sfcc.edu click on the Office 365 Link and then click on  the Teams Icon.
  2. Visit the app store on your personal device and search for Microsoft Teams. Follow the instructions to install and log into your SFCC Account.  Make sure to select “School or Work Account” when asked.
  3. Request an application installation on your SFCC computer. Use the OIT Self Service Link on your desktop to create a ticket or call (505) 428-1222.

Is training available for Microsoft Teams?

OIT is working on a video training, but you can get started with free video training at the following links:

Create a Calendar Teams Meeting – Canvas Users should reference the OTL documentation to create a meeting for in their classes.

Log into Teams App or Web Browser

Go to the Calendar Tab

Click on +  or “New Meeting” to create a scheduled appointment.

Give your meeting a Title, Time, etc.

Add and Invite your attendees.

Attendees will receive a link to join for the time of the meeting. They may join via an app or browser.

To create an impromptu meeting

Log into Teams via the web browser, Windows or Mac OS Application

Click on Meet Now

Click on Join to create the meeting

Invite your attendees

To Join a Teams Meeting

Attendees may join on the web or by downloading and installing an app.

Attendees will click on the Join link that is emailed to them.

(OIT has installed Teams on recently loaned SFCC equipment, but those with existing equipment should email OITServicesupport@sfcc.edu to request an install. We will get to this as we are able. Anyone in this position can log into Teams in a browser. )

Audio Conferencing in Teams: Coming early next week!

Microsoft Office

Can students, staff, and faculty access Microsoft Office away from campus?

SFCC has licensing which allows all students, staff, and faculty access to up to five installation of Microsoft Office. These installations are available for Mac, Windows, Android and IOS computers. Additionally, Office 365  Online is available through your internet browser.

To access Office 365 online in a browser visit https://my.sfcc.edu and use your SFCC username and password to log in.  Click on the Office 365 icon. You may use tools such as word, excel, outlook, Teams and more from here. Documents are stored in your One Drive. One Drive provides each person with up to 1 TB of storage.

To access the Office 365 installations for Mac and Windows you will also need to log into MySFCC as above and click on the Office 365 icon. In the upper right you will see an option to Install Office. Click on it and choose Office 365 Apps. This will download the installer for all available Office 365 products. Once downloaded click on the installation download and follow the instructions to install on your device. You will need to log in with your “Work or School” account to use the software. This will be your SFCC username (firstname.lastname@sfcc.edu) and your password to authenticate your license.

For android or IOS you must visit your devices App Store and search for each tool. For example, search for Microsoft Teams, install it and log in with your SFCC username(firstname.lastname@sfcc.edu) and password to authenticate your license. Many apps, such as word, excel, Teams, Outlook are available for both Android and IOS devices.