Lync for Windows

Lync for Windows

Microsoft Lync is a real-time communications environment offering instant messaging, audio-video, screen sharing, and web conferencing capabilities. It can be accessed through a browser-based Web App, or through installed clients on computers, smartphones, and tablets.

Dominican University owned equipment - Download & Install

If you would like Lync for Windows installed on a Dominican University owned device, please submit an installation request with IT Help Desk at or 708-524-6888.

Non Dominican University owned equipment - Download & Install

Visit the Lync Download to install and configure Lync Basic (free) 2013 for Windows
  • Dominican University Students have access to download and install the full featured Lync client through Office 365. Visit the Office for Students page for information on installing Microsoft Office with Lync.
When logging in, please use the following format for your username/sign-in address, substituting your DU Email address for "username".


Quick guides to starting with Lync Windows

Basic Tasks - Quick reference for setting up and connecting 
Sharing and Collaboration - Share desktops, whiteboards, files, and more (PowerPoint) 
Audio Conferencing - Voice conferencing
Video Conferencing - Video calls
Lync for Windows FAQ - Extensive list of answers to common questions
Accessibility - Features for those with disabilities