Knowledgebase: Microsoft Teams
Teams - How do I join a Teams meeting?
Updated: 18 January 2021 03:06 PM

Here are some tips for successfully finding and joining Teams meetings.

Tip #1 - Install the Desktop Client

Download and install Microsoft Teams. The desktop client offers a more consistent and reliable experience. Don't forget to use your OCADUid and password when you login.

Tip #2 - Check your Calendar in Teams

If you are unsure of your schedule, open your calendar in Teams. Your calendar will include all meetings that you have been invited to. Meetings that are currently underway will have a Join button. Click Join to join the meeting.


Tip #3 - Check your email

If you do not see meetings in your calendar, check your email. Enter your course code (or other query) in the search field. You will see a list of all messages and meetings that mention that match. Click on a meeting invite to see more details.

  1. Login to
  2. Click the Outlook icon in the toolbar on the left.
  3. Search for a course code in the search field.
  4. Click the matching meeting invite(s) to see details. Details will include the date and time for the meeting, your RSVP status and a link to join the meeting.

    Click the image below to see an example search.

Tip #4 - Check your groups

Meetings are organized into groups based on Teams. Check your Outlook web calendar to see which meetings and Teams you are in.

  1. Login to
  2. Click the Outlook icon in the toolbar on the left.
  3. Click the Calendar icon at the bottom.
  4. In the Groups section you can toggle the events in your calendar by clicking the checkbox beside the Team name.