Skype for Business

Welcome

UNIT is pleased to announce the release of Microsoft's Skype for Business to the Villanova community. This messaging application can be used for messaging and meeting needs.  Please note that this will replace the current messaging client Microsoft Office Communicator (MOC client). 

Skype for Business is Microsoft's replacement messaging solution for the MOC client, which is no longer supported by Microsoft.

Please note that the contact list will need to be recreated.   

Features included:

  1. Mobile Skype for Business app
  2. Skype to Skype communication audio/video [needs headsets, mic, and speakers(not provided)]   
  3. Global Address List
  4. Screensharing
  5. Instant Messaging
  6. Presence from calendar (will no longer show in call presence)
  7. File transfer

Features no longer included:

  1. Click to call
  2. Call Control
  3. Call Forwarding
  4. Call Alerts

Please note that the contact list will need to be recreated.  

Click for instructions for Adding Contacts.

Currently all active Villanova Employees have access, and will keep access as long as they are active. 

  1. This client was installed automatically for Windows users by Monday 1/30.
  2. Skype for Business is available for download through the Office 365 portal for Mac users and BYOD.
  3. If you have any issues contact the TechZone at 610-519-7777 or email support@villanova.edu

 

Please visit the Office portal office.villanova.edu and go to other installs.

Please use the link under the documentation dropdown below for setup instructions.   

Please visit the Office portal office.villanova.edu and go to other installs.

Please use the link under the documentation dropdown below for setup instructions.   

RESTRICTED DATA

Please Note: While the services Office 365 offers can be beneficial for storage of work-related documents, storage of protected and sensitive data in Office 365 is not permitted. All users, particularly faculty and staff, should visit this site for information on the Villanova Cloud Storage Policy.

Downloads

Skype for Business
Office 365 download

Office 365 Help Videos

OneDrive help video
Office Online help video