Creating Teams in Microsoft Teams

Sep 12, 2019

The Digital University is all about powerful networks. What better way to connect with your peers and colleagues than through collaboration anytime, anywhere, in teams?

Now that you have Microsoft Teams at your fingertips for fueling professional and academic success—together—here is a quick guide for how to create a team in this part of the Office 365 suite.

What are Teams?

According to Microsoft, a “team” is a collection of people, content, and tools surrounding different projects and outcomes within an organization.

Why Create a Team?

A team is designed to bring together a group of people who work closely to get things done. This can be a department, project, class, administrative group, or any other unit of people who want to share and collaborate with each other.

How Do I Create a Team?

Northeastern community members will need to fill out this form to request the authorization for creating teams. Once you’ve entered your answers and submitted your form, you’ll see a confirmation page informing you that your request will be processed. A member of the Digital University Solutions and Experience team will then be in touch with further information.