Explore UAB

Caution: Declining a meeting will remove the meeting from this dashboard!

Note for users of screen readers: letters in parentheses in the instructions below refer to corresponding areas on example images. If you have any questions about these instructions, contact eLearning for assistance.

  1. Select Microsoft Teams meetings (A) from the course Navigation list. Click Join (B) for the meeting that you wish to join.
  2. You may be asked to sign in with your Microsoft Account. If you see this screen, click Sign In (C). Give your UAB email address, you will then be redirected to the UAB sign in page.
  3. The Teams App will open. (You may have to select or give permission for Teams to open).
    Tip: If you do not have the Teams app installed, another browser window will open asking you if you would like to continue in the browser or download the app. UAB eLearning recommends downloading, installing and using the Teams app for the best possible experience.
  4. Once the Teams app is open, configure your meeting options and join the meeting.
    • Your picture as seen by the camera will appear (D).
    • Toggle your camera on or off with (E).
    • Choose a background filter (if desired) from the menu (F).
    • Choose for your microphone to be on or off with (G).
    • To join the meeting, press Join Now (H).

  5. For more information on Teams Meetings controls and features visit Microsoft’s Support Webpage.

Subscribe to our newsletter for academic technology updates, course design and delivery best practices and workshop/training opportunities.

Back to Top