» Skype for Business

Skype for Business (formerly Lync) is a communications tool available to faculty and staff. Lync includes the ability to chat online, videoconferencing and share out your desktop. 

Are you interested in Skype for Business? Email the service desk at servicedesk@chapman.edu to sign up today.

Benefits & Features

  • Skype for Business integrates with Microsoft Outlook and Office 365
  • Skype for Business is available for your Windows, Apple, and Android computers and mobile devices.
  • Know your contacts' status (away, available, busy...)
  • Communicate with contacts
  • Carry on one-on-one IM (instant messaging) conversations
  • Make high-quality video calls on a variety of devices
  • Share your computer desktop with call participants
  • Share documents between call participants
  • Joining a Skype for Business Meeting requires only a single touch or click on smartphones, tablets, and PCs.
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Need Help Getting Started?

There are many short video tutorials available on the Skype for Business website.

Previous Lync User?

Microsoft has changed the “look and feel” and have rebranded Lync as Skype for Business. As of Oct 10, 2015, Chapman will convert to this new version. 

You will notice the change in your Windows client automatically over the week following (Oct 12-16).  No features or functionality of Lync will be lost.

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