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Skype for Business



Skype for Business provides a single interface uniting communication and collaboration through Instant Messaging, presence, group chat, audio/visual web conferencing, desktop sharing and more.

Students

  • Skype Installation - instructions for computers and mobile devices, as part of your Dukes email account.

Technical Resources:

  • Skype Videos - how-to videos help you learn key Skype features
  • Contact the IT Help Desk – please provide a detailed question or description of your issue to include computer operating system and browser version

Faculty and Staff

Skype for Business is licensed for use on JMU-owned Windows and Macintosh computers.

  • Persistent Chat - Persistent chat lets you create topic-based discussion rooms that persist over time.  Persistent Chat Rooms can be requested using this request form.

    Technical Resources:

  • Skype Training -  is provided using Skype on an as-needed basis.  Email ittraining@jmu.edu to schedule a Skype training appointment or demo for your department.  IT Training also offers these tutorials.
  • Contact the IT Help Desk – please provide a detailed question or description of your issue to include computer operating system and browser version