Lync is now Skype for Business

You may have noticed that Lync has a new name this morning. Microsoft Office updates this weekend included Lync’s rebranding to Skype for Business. The most notable change will be the Start Menu shortcut and icon.  Here is what it will look like in the start menu:


When scheduling online meetings in Outlook, you’ll see the Skype Meeting icon instead.


Meeting invitation verbiage will ask you to join a Skype Meeting.


More updates to the look and feel of Skype for Business will be coming later in the year. If you have any questions, contact the Service Desk at 4-HELP or