Install Skype for Business for Windows


Please note that Skype for Business comes pre-installed on all University Windows computers.

Before using the Skype for Business app on Windows, you must install the Skype for Business Windows Certificate in order to sign in with your St. Lawrence account. Once you have done that, you may then install the Skype for Business app and sign into it normally.

Installing the Windows Certificate Instructions

  1. Click to download the Skype for Business Windows Certificate.
  2. Enter your St. Lawrence username and password if prompted.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file.
  4. Click Install Certificate.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Select Place All Certificates in the Following Store.
  7. Click Browse.
  8. Select Trusted Root Certification Authorities.
  9. Click OK.
  10. Click Next.
  11. Click Finish.
  12. A Certificate Import Wizard will pop-up, click Yes, then click OK.

Installing the Skype for Business App Instructions

Skype for Business is available from the Microsoft Office 365 website.

  1. In a web browser, navigate to the Microsoft Office portal.
  2. On the top right of the page, click the button that says Install Office.
  3. Click Other Install Options.
  4. Under "Office apps & devices", click View apps & devices.
  5. Under the Skype for Business section, click Install Skype.
  6. Run the file that downloads to your computer.
  7. If a window pops up that says "Couldn't Install Office", click the "Install 32-bit" button.

Skype for Business should now be installed on Windows. Log in with your St. Lawrence email address and password, and setup is complete.

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