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How to Join Skype for Business (Lync) Meetings as a Guest

Find out how to use the Skype for Business Web App to join a meeting you have been invited to. Ideal for non-UCSD guests to participate in meetings.

The Skype for Business Web App allows guest users (non-UCSD staff) who don't have a full version of Skype for Business to participate in Skype for Business meetings. A scheduled meeting is required - guests cannot join without an invitation.

UCSD employees, direct your guests to this page for instructions.

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1. Open your Skype for Business invitation

In order to use the Skype for Business Web App, you must be invited to a Skype for Business meeting (usually by someone with a full version of Skype for Business).

Look for your invitation in your Outlook calendar or your email inbox.

2. Click on Join Skype for Business Meeting

In your invitation, click on Join Skype Meeting:

Join Skype Meeting

3. Sign in as a guest

Enter a guest name and click Join the meeting.

Skype Web App guest sign in

4. Install Skype for Business Web App plug-in

If you have not yet downloaded the Skype for Business Web App, you will be prompted to do so.

Skype download promt

Follow your web browser's instructions for downloading and installing the Skype for Business Web App plug-in.

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