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Microsoft Teams can use Azure AD groups to help in bulk adding members to a team.  The act of adding members to a team using the method below will COPY the membership of the group to the team,  it will not create a synchronized relationship between the team and the group.  Meaning if the Azure AD group membership changes, the team membership will not change.

Adding based on a User

In Teams, click the ellipsis next to the Team name and select "Add member"

groupAddMemberOption

On the new screen type the name, NetID or email address of the individual will be apart of the Team.  External users can be added using their email address.

Add user to team

Pressing "Add" will add the selected user into the Team.

Adding based on a Dept group

In Teams, click the ellipsis next to the Team name and select "Add member"

groupAddMemberOption

On the new screen type the name of an AD dept group whose members will be apart of the Team.

deptGroupAdd

Pressing "Add" will now COPY all members of the dept group into the Team.

Adding based on a Class group

In Teams, click the ellipsis next to the Team name and select "Add member"

groupAddMemberOption

On the new screen type the name of an AD class group whose members will be apart of the Team.

classAddGroupButton

Pressing "Add" will now COPY all members of the class group into the Team.

A Class group's name is broken down as such:

Example: Class-1201-AAA-M001-Enrollment

PieceDescription
ClassSignifies this is a Class group
1201The first "1" is a Y2K fix signifying this is in the 21st century
"20" means this is for the fiscal year of 2020
The last "1" means this is part one of the academic year, so the Fall
AAAThe unit/OU
101Course number
M001Course Section
EnrollmentSignifies who the group contains. Some examples include: Enrollment, Instructor PI, and Instructor TA

Removing member added by Group

To remove the user from the team, they can be removed using the Microsoft Teams interface.

Remove someone from a team


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