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Getting Started with MS Teams

Teams Icon/LogoMicrosoft Teams is a cloud based collaboration tool which incorporates many of the components of Office 365 all in one place.  MS Teams includes video and text chat, OneDrive and calendar integration, document and file sharing, and much more!

Everyone at BCC has access to MS Teams from within their Office 365 Account.  

Here's how to get started withMS Teams:

  1. Log in to your BCC email.  If you aren't sure how to do that you can follow our guide
  2. Click on the Launcher, the box of boxes in the upper left corner.
  3. Click on the Teams icon.
    screen shot of launcher and Teams icon
  4. Click the button to begin downloading the Windows or Mac app.  
    screenshot of Teams download button

    NOTE: You can use the web app if you like, however some features may be missing and the installed app will give you the best experience.

  5. When the download is complete, click it's icon in your downloads folder and follow the on screen instructions to install Teams.

You now have the MS Teams app installed and are ready to go!  

TIP: For more check out this MS Teams for Education Quick Start guide provided by Microsoft.

TIP: Want to take Teams on the go?  Get the Teams mobile app!
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Contact Us & Online Help

Sometimes we all need a little assistance, especially with technology.

Online Help Request Form
 
Monday – Friday: 8 AM – 4 PM
Phone: 413-236-2165

Monday – Thursday: 4 PM – 7 PM
(when evening classes are in session)
Phone: 413-499-4660, ext. 6501

BCC Student Technology Support
Email: ctenczar@berkshirecc.edu
Phone: 413–236–2165

BCC IT Help Desk
Email: helpdesk@berkshirecc.edu
Phone: 413-236-3004, or ext. 3004 on campus

Note: The Digital Commons and BCC IT Help Desk can only directly support college owned equipment and software. Limited support is provided to personally owned devices such as laptops, cell phones, and tablets.