Skype for Business
Be sure to login to Skype for Business with your full '@southern.edu' email address
It may also ask to login for Outlook integration. For all of these logins, the full email address will be required.
Remember: Skype for Business is a different product than the regular commercial Skype application.
Begin your Lync experience by searching for contacts. Once found, you can communicate with them and/or add to a contact list.
Skype for Business can gather calendar information from Exchange\Outlook, completely automating Free\Busy status. If you prefer to set this independently or wish to override the Exchange calendar information, select a desired status from the list. This list also provides actions for disconnecting Skype for Business as well as closing it completely: