How to Access Microsoft Teams


Teams is an Office 365 application used for collaboration. WVU employees given an Office 365 account are able to access Teams. You can access Teams online through your Office 365 account, download the Teams mobile app, or install Teams desktop application.

Access Teams online: 

Sign into with your WVU Login credentials. Click Applications Menu in the upper-left corner of the screen and choose Teams.

Access Teams on a personal computer or mobile device: 

Visit the Teams Download Page and select the appropriate download for your computer or mobile device. 

Install Teams on your work computer: 

Windows PC:

  1. Open the Software Center or Company Portal on your Windows PC. For assistance, view our How to Access the Software Center on a PC.
    Note: Software Center is for computers in AD system. Company Portal is for computers in Azure AD system.
  2. In the Software Center, click Microsoft Teams.
  3. Click Install.
  4. Once Microsoft Teams completes its installation, it will be available to use in your Start Menu.
  5. If you are prompted, sign into Microsoft Teams using your WVU email address and password.


  1. Open the Self Service application on your Mac and log in with your WVU Login credentials. For assistance, view How to Access Self Service on a Mac.
  2. Once you are logged in, go to Productivity where you will find the Microsoft Teams application.
  3. From here, click the Install button next to Microsoft Teams. Self-Service will install it onto your Mac.
  4. Once Microsoft Teams is installed, it will be available in the Applications folder as well as in Launchpad. Open Microsoft Teams and sign in with your WVU email address and password.


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