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Skype For Business Installation




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

 Skype For Business for Windows

  • Option 1: For managed Windows computers in the JMUAD domain, install Office 2016. The installation contains the Skype For Business 2016 client.
  1. Go to your Start menu and select All Programs
  2. Select Microsoft System Center  / Configuration Manager / Software Center
  3. Select Applications from the "SHOW" menu
  4. Select Microsoft Office 2016 and follow the instructions for installing
  • Option 2: Install only Skype For Business 2016 for Windows. You must be connected to the JMU network to use the option.
  1. Go to your Start menu and in the search box enter:
    \\IT-SCCM2\SoftwareDist\Microsoft\Skype\2016\Setup.exe
  2. Press Enter
  3. You will be prompted to provide a Windows administrator login and password. For most, this is your “x” account.
  4. You will be prompted to enter a network account login and password. This is your e-ID and password.

 Skype for Business for Macintosh

Download and install Skype for Business for Macintosh - you will need to authenticate with your e-ID and password.