Skype for Business

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Skype for Business is a personal communication tool used for instant message conversations, ad hoc and scheduled videoconferencing between individual users (via primary NetLink IDs).

Who can use this service?

  • Departments
  • Faculty
  • Staff

How do I access this service?

Currently, access to Skype for Business is granted only to Desktop Support Service (DSS)-supported departments that request it. Only primary NetLink IDs enabled with a Microsoft Exchange email account can be Skype for Business enabled.  

All owners of Skype for Business-enabled primary NetLink IDs agree to adhere to the Terms of Service.

For users in a department that is not DSS-supported, please review the roadmap section of the Terms of Service.

What is the cost for this service?

This service is provided free of charge to staff, departments and faculty.

When is this service available?

This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except during scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. You can be informed of service interruptions by subscribing to Informed.

How do I get help with this service?

For assistance with this service, please contact the Computer Help Desk:

Telephone: 250-721-7687
In person: Locations & hours

If your department has Desktop Support Services, contact your departmental personnel.