Invite students to a Teams class meeting

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If you've already arranged to have a Teams space created for your class (by following these steps Create a Team or contacting CPI at, the following are some steps to inviting students to a class meeting.

Add Teams to your course's Sakai site (optional)

These steps create a useful launch point to Teams for you and your students from a space with which you might already be comfortable. Some information is available at Add a link to Teams in Sakai.

Be sure you have activated your course Team before setting a course meeting so that the students receive an email notification of the meeting.

Locate your course's Teams space

Teams is available directly to all members of the Brock community via

Log in with Brock email

Enter your Brock email into the Microsoft login space:


Log in with Brock credentials

Enter your full Brock email and password to complete login. Note that you may not be required to take this step if you've logged into Brock services recently.

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Click the Calendar icon

Remember to Activate your Teams course site first.

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Click New Meeting

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Add your meeting to a channel

By default, your course's Teams space will possess a General channel in which an all-class meeting invite can be made available. This step will also send a meeting invite to your students' Brock email.

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  1. Click Add channel
  2. Click upon your course title
  3. Select the General channel

Some other details to consider

  • The meeting title will appear as a calendar item for you and your students.
  • Will class meetings recur weekly or otherwise with some regularity? If so, see Create a recurring meeting in Teams for steps on how to configure the invitation accordingly.
  • If a channel is specified, this is no need to manually select meeting invitation recipients.

Click Save

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More questions about Teams?