Microsoft Teams Features & Benefits

Microsoft Teams incorporates a feature set similar to that of Zoom at U-M, Google Meet, and other products offering workspace chat, videoconferencing, and file collaboration.

Standard Features

  • HD video and audio
  • Team-based, persistent chat
  • Built-in collaboration features
  • Recording
  • Auto-transcription
  • Mobile applications for iOS, iPadOS, and Android
  • Integration with Google Calendar
  • Multiple Channels with chat and file sharing

Additional U-M Benefits

  • A Microsoft login that usesĀ uniqname@umich.edu and UMICH (Level-1) password
  • Ability to allow anyone at U-M to enter a meeting, while putting all non-UM attendees in the lobby to be admitted by the presenter(s)
  • Microsoft Teams are created and managed via MCommunity groups.