Using Lync Online

Associated Service Email and File Storage


This post details how to use Microsoft Lync online from inside your Office 365 mailbox.


  • Access to your campus email account using Web Access


Using Lync from your Office 365 mailbox

Adding New Contacts in Lync

  1. Log into your email account through the web.
  2. Click People.

  3. In the top left-hand corner click New.
  4. In the What would you like to do window, select Create contact.
  5. Enter the contact information and then click Save.

  6. Starting a Chat

    1. Sign in to Lync using your CampusID e-mail address and CampusID password.
    2. Click the User’s Name and then click Chat

    Removing Contacts in Lync

    1. Click the User’s Name and then Click Delete


    Changing Status and Log Out

    1. Log In to your Campus Mail
    2. Click Your Name to change your status
    3. Click Sign Out from IM to log out of Lync


    If you have questions, or need assistance, please contact the IS&T Help Center at 404-413-HELP (404-413-4357) or