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Microsoft Teams is a collaboration tool that is part of the Office 365 suite of services. Teams enables remote, global and dispersed teams to work together and collaborate through a common workspace, team chat, one-on-one chat, document collaboration and more. Teams is integrated with a variety of other Office 365 services, including OneDrive, OneNote, Planner, Exchange, and SharePoint

Microsoft Teams brings your team’s conversations, meetings, storage, files, application integration and notes together into a single place for open and seamless collaboration. 

Help with Microsoft Teams

The following materials are available at the Knowledge Base within the Rutgers IT Help portal.

What is Teams?

Learn the ins and outs of Teams with how-to guides, tips, and more.

Getting Started

Here’s what you need to know to start using Microsoft Teams.


Have questions about working with Microsoft Teams? Check out our FAQ.

Getting Help

Get support with a variety of features available from Microsoft Teams.

Use Cases

Check out some common uses for Teams.

Selecting the Right Team

Get familiar with ways to put your team together.

Additional Teams Resources

Get Teams Premium

Extra features available like intelligent meetings, advanced reporting, and more.

Teams Guide

Use Microsoft’s downloadable guide to learn the basics of its Teams platform.

Teams Video Conferencing

Learn how to schedule video conference meetings within Teams.

 LinkedIn Learning Tutorials

Log in to LinkedIn Learning and take the courses to get the most out of Teams.

Microsoft Docs

Check out Microsoft’s documentation on using features throughout Teams.

Delegated Admins Info

Find out more about managing departmental and self-created teams.

Microsoft Teams video training

Set up your team

To get your team up and running in Microsoft Teams, create a team, add people, add channels and start collaborating. 

Manage meetings

Join a Microsoft Teams meeting from your calendar, via dial-in number and conference ID, or sign in as a guest on the web.

Manage team schedules

Shifts in Microsoft Teams is a schedule management tool that helps you create, update, and manage schedules for your team.