A Guide to Using MS Teams at UBC

Microsoft Teams is a collaboration tool that was launched for UBC August 2020 to allow UBC groups to create content and share information that they need to work together.  

To learn more about MS Teams, please visit

UBCO ITs Guide to Using MS Teams at UBC provides detailed instructions on using MS Teams, including:

  • Setting up a Team
  • Creating & Using Channels
  • Creating & Sharing & Collaborating on Files
  • Using Chat
  • Creating Meetings with Teams
  • Advanced Tips & More Help

Note: to access MS Teams at UBC, users must sign in using their Alias UBC email address (  To learn how to Alias your UBC issued employee email, see:  How to Alias a FASmail Account

The two page PDF linked below offers a quick reference on how to Request a New Team and where to find more help. 

To request an overview to getting started with Teams for your UBCO department, please contact UBCO ITs Engagement Services team

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