Training Services

With more than forty years of combined teaching experience, Training Services trainers provide live workshops on a variety of applications at the University of Illinois.

New Training Opportunity

Training Services is happy to announce the return of the New Hire IT Orientation program, now named Illinois IT JumpStart. This special training bundle will be held monthly and covers courses like Outlook, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and Cybersecurity. You can attend all the sessions or pick the ones that are best suited for you. It’s free for all new and current Illinois employees.

University of Illinois Microsoft Teams Training

Beginner's Guide

During this one-hour live online workshop, we will focus on the Teams experience from a team member’s perspective.

Teams Phones Online

Explore Teams Phones including interface, management of contacts, calls and voicemails. Online class.

Hands-On Phones

Explore Teams Phones including interface, management of contacts, calls and voicemails. In-person class.

Create Your First Team

During this live one-hour online workshop we will focus on creating a new team. This workshop is beginners and those new to Teams.

Teams Training Videos

Watch quick training videos on Brainstorm to learn how to use key features of Microsoft Teams like calls, chats, and meetings.

Meetings in Teams

During this one-hour live online workshop we will focus on best practices for setting up a Teams meeting as well as joining the meeting.

Training Services Calendar

A full list of Microsoft Teams training courses are available on the Training Services Calendar. 

Select a service below to learn more about training types provided by Training Services:

Training Services offers a variety of workshops at no charge to Illinois faculty, staff, and students. Training on popular applications include basic and intermediate topics on Microsoft Access, Excel, Microsoft Teams, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, Skype for Business, and Word. Adobe Creative Cloud training is offered for Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, and Photoshop. 

UIUC-affiliated customers can view a current schedule of workshops on the Urbana campus calendar. To view full course descriptions, visit the WebStore Training page.

Select courses are also available to the public and retirees by visiting the Outreach Training page.

Instructors are available to speak to groups on many training topics.  Email to reserve a speaker for your next event.

On-Demand Training

The most popular Training Services courses are available on-demand for Illinois students, faculty, and staff.
Watch and learn whenever and wherever is most convenient for you!

See all available trainings on Media Space

Teams Basics Training

Scheduling Online Meetings with Outlook Training


Training Services is located in the Armory building on the third floor, rooms 329 and 330. We recommend you take the elevator at the southwest entrance to the third floor.

View the Armory facility map.

Every Friday, the Training Services team sends an email with upcoming training opportunities to their subscribers. This message includes Training Services workshops and other opportunities from campus units.


Cancellations are processed by sending an email to the training team with the subject “Cancellation”. The message should contain:

  • attendee name(s)
  • course name
  • course date

Contact Training Services | 217-333-6285