Create a Team

From EdTech Help

Microsoft Teams sites can be requested by the Instructor for the course as listed by the Registrar (or Instructor of Record). Instructors can create Teams sites without the following process. However, using the process outlined below you can have the roster of students for your course automatically updated for you with an automatically created Teams site.

Before your begin you must ensure that your department has listed you as the course instructor at Registrar Timetables

Access the Self-Service Request Tool

Information Technology Services has created a self-service request tool for instructors to request Microsoft Teams sites at their convenience. The tool can be accessed via the ITS Training and Support Centre

Add Course Section

Choose the Add Course Sections button to begin the Teams site request process.


Choose your Course Section

Using the drop down menus, select Academic Year/Session, Course Subject, Course Number, and Section. Each option will appear once a preceding option is selected.


Note that only single course sections (LEC 1, SEM 1, etc) can be connected with a single Teams site. For Teams sites which include combined course sections, please email

Click Include

Click Include to initiate the creation of your course's Teams site. This process can take up to 24 hours to complete. Once completed, you will receive an email from Microsoft outlining next steps.


Log into Teams

Once your course's Teams site has been created, you will be able to access it at More information is available in the Where is Teams? page.

Click upon Teams

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Now that you've logged into Teams, you will need to click the Teams menu button along the left hand side of the tool (not to be confused with the software named Teams). Your newly created teams site will appear here in a square labelled with the name of the student roster you have requested.

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