Technology Services HelpDesk

Teams for Education

Information for working in Microsoft Teams for Education. This covers Class Teams and Staff Teams, as well as chat and teleconferencing.


  • Downloading Teams | Information on where and how to download Teams on many types of devices.
  • Getting Started | Information on getting started with Teams for Education including installation and orientation.
  • Working in your Team | Information on interacting with your students and classmates in Teams. From simple discussion to posting lectures and group discussions.
  • One on One Chat | Information on using Chat in Teams. Chat can be used for text messaging, voice calling, and video conferencing.
  • Meetings
  • Assignments and Quizzes | Information on managing assignments, quizzes , and exams, including information on managing grading.
  • Teams with Moodle | Information on integrating your Teams and Moodle courses.
  • Class Notebook
  • Recording and Using Stream | Information on using the video sharing service
  • Additional Tabs and Apps | There are more tabs and apps available to help facilitate Teams for Education
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Live Events | Microsoft Teams live events are an extension of Teams meetings that enable you to schedule and produce events that stream to online audiences Live Events can be scheduled and managed by anyone, and we provide these links for your use. We also know that managing this kind of event can be daunting, so HelpDesk offers event support for any campus organization. Please submit your request for Teams Live Event support via our request link or emailing
  • Using the Owl and Hybrid Classes | The Owl is a tool to make Hybrid classes feel more engaging and to give both your local and remote students a similar experience.


  • External Users and Teams
    It is easiest to host meetings with other Hendrix users, or other folks with Office 365 accounts, but you can invite anyone to a Teams meeting as long as they have an email account and a web browser.
    Last Modified: 10/6/2021
  • Accessing information in Archived Teams
    Archiving your Team so you can use it and the associated assignments next year.
    Last Modified: 9/24/2021
  • Create a Screen Recording
    How to record a quick "how to" video instead of using screen shots  IMPORTANT You must have the latest version of Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome on Windows 10 or
    Last Modified: 9/24/2021
  • Meeting Management Essentials

    When you have a meeting in Microsoft Teams, there are some things you should think about before starting.  1. Muting your Microphone If you are not the one talking, you should remember to mute...

    Last Modified: 9/24/2021
  • Removing a student who has received an Assignment from Teams
    Although the drop add process automatically manages your Team roster, students who drop a class after Assignments have been made in the Team may still have "residual" existence in the Team even though...
    Last Modified: 9/1/2021
  • Additio Student Access
    In order to give students access to their grades in Additio you'll need to follow the steps below 1. Import your students from Microsoft Teams into Additio  2. Students download the app or access...
    Last Modified: 8/30/2021
  • Link your Teams and Additio Accounts
    In order to import students from Microsoft Teams into Additio you will need to link your accounts 1. Log in to Additio  2. Using the navigation pane on the left select Settings  2. Select My
    Last Modified: 8/30/2021
  • Teams Frequently Asked Questions
    Answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions about Teams
    Last Modified: 8/19/2021
  • Move or Copy a file in Teams
    Use Teams on the desktop or web to quickly move or copy files. Go to the Files tab in a channel. Or, if the file is in your OneDrive, go to Files on the left of Teams and select OneDrive. Select Mor...
    Last Modified: 8/19/2021
  • Create a team from suggested classes
    Select Teams from the app bar. Select Suggested classes If you're using grid view, Suggested classes will be next to the Join or create team button at the top right of Teams. If you're using li...
    Last Modified: 8/16/2021