How to Create a Team

In Microsoft Teams you can create a Team, adjust privacy levels, and choose the owners and members. Follow the instructions below to create a Team:

Create a Team on Desktop/Web-based App

1. Sign in to Microsoft Teams using your Loyola user name and password. 

2. Once signed in, select the Teams button on the left rail. 

3. Next, select the Join or create team button. 

4. Select, Create a Team and follow the onscreen instructions. 

Loyola recommends having more than 1 team owner. Please add additional owners after creating the team. 

Types of Teams

Types of Teams to Choose From

Team Types



Teachers and students collaborating on group projects, assignments, and more.


Staff leaders and staff members collaborating on University administration and development.


Student organizations or groups collaborating on University initatives and development.

Professional Learning Community (PLC)

Students and University employees collaborating in interest groups and clubs.

Learn more about team owners, members, permissions, features, & educational goals.

Create a Team from Mobile App

Mobile users can also create a Team using the iOS or Android app. 

1. Install 'Microsoft Teams' app on desired mobile device. 

2. Follow the instructions here to create a team

Get Help

If you need additional assistance with Microsoft Teams, please review related articles, or submit a ticket to the Help Center.

Submit a Ticket

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