Lync Training and Documentation

To help you master Lync, we have user guides, training videos, hands-on training and lecture-based sessions. Hands-on sessions last 2 hours and are offered on an ongoing basis during our migration to Lync. Our hands-on session is recommended to help get you started using unified communication tools. To request a special session for your department, send an email to Lecture-based sessions are available by request.

Our training schedule is posted here every Thursday for the upcoming week.
No RSVP. First-come, first-served.

Located in Tech Commons room 58K in the basement on the backside of the MD Anderson Library, it is very easy to access. Do not enter the library's front entrance. You must go around to the University Center side (the back).

Each session includes: the Parking Lot, up to 5 ways to check your voice mail, conference calls, video conferencing, online meetings, instant messaging, file transfer, sharing a program and sharing your desktop.

Tuesday, April 22 at 9am
CX600 Phone and Lync 2010

Wednesday, April 23 at 1pm
CX600 Phone and Lync 2013

Thursday, April 24 at 11am
CX300 Phone and Lync 2010

Lync for Mac Announcement
The most recent version of Lync for Mac (14.07) appears to be stable. UIT continues to test the software and work with Microsoft engineers to ensure reliability.

View a comparison of Windows and Macintosh

Lync 2013 for Windows
Lync 2010 for Windows Lync 2011 for Macintosh

Lync Mobile App
Configuring the Lync 2010 Mobile App [pdf]

User Guides for the Hard Phone (desk phone)
(View a comparison of different hard phones)

Video Training (requires Microsoft Silverlight)

Microsoft Training Resource

For Lync related questions or problems, send email to