Skype for Business (and Lync)

Chat, Meet, Work, and Collaborate with Others Online

Collaborate on Projects


Video chat, voice chat, or instant message peers
to plan and complete projects.

Host Virtual Sessions


Schedule and hold office hours, study groups or other course-related sessions online.

Meet Efficiently, Online


Meet conveniently and share desktops and files
from anywhere, on or off campus.

Need to meet with peers, plan or discuss a project, or send a quick message to a colleague across campus? Skype for Business is your solution. Download the Skype for Business client on Windows, or the Lync client on Mac.

Chat from Across Campus


Meet Wherever You Are


Get Started with Skype and Lync


Windows: Install the Skype for Business desktop client
Mac: Install the Lync 2011 client
Mobile: Android and iOS apps
Email: Chat with others using your Georgia State email account


Browse our support documents for Skype for Business on Windows, Lync for Mac and mobile devices, and chat in your campus email account.

Skype in your Campus Email: Use Chat Inside Your Online Campus Email
Schedule Online Meetings from your Email
Installing Skype for Business (Lync): Installing Skype for Business on Windows
Installing Lync on Mac
Using Skype for Business (Lync): Start a Chat, Video or Voice Call
Set Up An Online Meeting
Lync on iOS: Install and Use Lync on iOS
Lync on Android: Install and Use Lync on Android
Faculty: Enabling Chat with Students

Get Help If There’s a Problem

Skype for Business is apart of your university email, so help is available from the IIT Technology Service Desk.