Skype for Business

What is Skype for Business?

Skype for Business, formerly known as Microsoft Lync, is a unified communications and collaboration platform that brings together an experience inspired by Skype. 

Why use Skype for Business at GVSU?

Skype for Business works with the products you’re already using. Easily conduct online meetings, messaging, calls and video from inside your Microsoft Office apps.

How is Skype for Business being offered at GVSU?

If your PC has Microsoft Office 2013 installed, then you already have Skype for Business. If not, then contact the HelpDesk to schedule an appointment to see if Office 2013 is available for your PC.

Is Skype for Business available for Mac?

Yes, if your Macintosh is running 10.11.x or 10.12.x (under the Apple, About This Mac) and you would like Skype for Business 2016 installed, please call the Helpdesk at 331-2101. Please note that we will begin phasing out support for Lync for Macintosh with a cut off date of October 1st, 2017.



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