Microsoft Teams


Microsoft Teams is a cloud-based team collaboration software that is part of the Office 365 suite of applications

With Microsoft Teams faculty, staff and students can do the following on PC, Mac, or mobile device:

  • Pull together a team with video meetings.
  • Use chat instead of email.
  • Securely edit files at the same time.
  • See likes, @mentions, and replies with just a single tap.
  • Customize it by adding notes, web sites, and apps.


There are three ways to access Microsoft Teams. 

Access Microsoft Teams Online:

  1. Open a web browser (Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Apple Safari)
  2. Go to
  3. Sign in with your UCO e-mail address – you will be redirected to the UCO single sign-on page where you can enter your password

Access Microsoft Teams via Desktop client:

  1. Once you have signed in with Microsoft Teams online, you can download the desktop application by clicking the ‘Download desktop app’ button in the bottom left corner.  You can now install this package to your Windows PC or Apple computer.
  2. To access the desktop version of Microsoft Teams after installation:

In Windows, click Start > Microsoft Corporation > Microsoft Teams.

On Mac, go to the Applications folder and click Microsoft Teams.

Access Microsoft Teams on mobile devices:

  1. To access Microsoft Teams from a mobile device, download and install the Microsoft Teams app from the app store and log in using your UCO credentials.


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