Skype for Business

Skype for Business (formerly known as Lync Online) is a Microsoft service that is included with our Office 365 subscription and is available to all current faculty and staff.

The key features of Skype for Business include:

  • Instant messaging with other Skype for Business and Skype consumer users.
  • Video and audio calls between Skype users
  • Online meetings with multiple participants (up to 250), including HD video, desktop sharing, Powerpoint presentations and virtual whiteboards. Includes the ability to record meetings for later viewing.
  • Ability for non-affiliated users to join Skype for Business meetings through the Skype for Business Web App ( Canton NetID credentials required..).
  • Clients available for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android and Windows Phone


The following Microsoft webpages have more information about what Skype for Business can do, and how to use it:

Information Services
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Canton, NY 13617

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