Skype for Business Tutorials & Training

Step-by-Step Instructions

For GVSU Faculty and Staff

This handout covers the basic Skype for Business features and functions when using the Skype for Business 2016 application for web conferencing at GVSU.

For Non-GVSU Web Conferencing Users

This handout is for non-GVSU users who do not have Skype for Business 2016 installed on their computer and want to connect to a web conferencing meeting using their browser.

We’ve also created an Interface Guide that will quickly introduce you to the layout of the Skype for Business Web App.

For Audio Conference Users

This handout covers the basic Skype for Business features and functions when connecting to a Skype for Business Audio Conference call using your mobile or other phone.

NOTE: A Skype for Business Audio Conference call requires the meeting organizer/scheduler to be present in order for participants to access the call.

Still looking for more resources? 

Additional video tutorials and training documents are available on the GVSU Phone/Data Services website

One Hour Sessions

One hour training sessions are available for Faculty, Staff and Departmental groups who would like one-on-one assistance in getting familiar with using Skype for Business for their web conferencing connections.

Reservations must be scheduled 1 week in advance during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm. Any reservations with less than 1 week notice cannot be guaranteed.

To place your reservation, click the Training Session link below, log-in to the reservation page, complete the on-line request form and submit it for final processing. Please provide three preferred dates/times to complete the training. Every effort will be made to accommodate your request. However, due to scheduling conflicts, an alternate date/time may need to be scheduled. Once the form has been received, one of our eLearning and Instructional Technology specialists will be in contact with you to schedule an appointment.

For assistance in completing the on-line reservation form or to setup a practice test call with one of our student technicians, contact the Digital Studio at or call 616-331-8527.


Page last modified April 24, 2017