All KU faculty, staff and students are added automatically to the Skype for Business system. To begin using Skype for Business, you will need to have the software installed on your computer and/or mobile device:
Please contact your unit/department's technology support staff directly to install Skype for Business on your KU-owned workstation computer. Please visit Technology Support Center for information about your unit/department's technology support team including: team members, contact information, hours, location, and key performance indicators.
Personal computers - PC:
For personal Windows-based computers, faculty, staff and students can get Skype for Business at no cost as part of the Microsoft Office suite via Office 365 in myCommunity. See installation instructions.
Personal computers - Mac:
For personal Mac computers, Microsoft offers a free download of Microsoft Lync 2011 for Mac.
Mobile Devices – Android and iOS:
Visit KU Mobile Plaza to download the Lync app for your Android or iOS device.