Activate a Microsoft Teams-based Course


Faculty members have the option to stream classes and communicate live with their students using the Microsoft Teams app. A Teams-based course has been created for each class for the Spring 2020 semester. Each must be activated by a faculty member before students will be admitted for use. 

Below are the instructions for faculty members on how to activate the new Teams Classroom for the first time.

  1. Launch the Microsoft Teams Client either from your desktop or at
  2. Select the "Activity" icon at the top of the Teams client in the left column.

  3. There will be a welcome message in the activity log sent from "Microsoft.Azure.SyncFabric" for each course you are responsible for.
  4. Locate the "Activate" button in the ribbon at the top of the welcome screen to activate the course.

  5. Click "Activate" in the pop-up window, and then "Okay".

  6. The Team is now available for use by both you and your students. 



Article ID: 100504
Tue 3/10/20 11:45 AM
Tue 3/10/20 3:37 PM

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