Contacts list

The Skype for Business contacts list provides easy access to colleagues that you communicate with on a regular basis and for all types of communication, including instant messaging, voice, or video communication.

You can add any student or staff member to your contacts list.

Workgroup

You can set contacts to be part of your Workgroup and they will have increased rights to contact you. Contacts you have a Workgroup relationship with can send you a Skype for Business invitation even if you’ve set your status to Do Not Disturb.

When you add someone to your Contacts List their relationship is set as Colleague

To add them to your workgroup:

  • Right click on the contact > choose Change Privacy Relationship > select Workgroup

Notifications

To be notified when a contact who is currently busy becomes free:

  • Right click on the contact and choose Tag for Status Change Alerts

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