Microsoft 365 (previously Office 365) is a powerful document management and collaboration platform. Going far beyond email and calendar, Microsoft 365 has document storage and collaboration utilities, video conferencing software, and powerful business intelligence platforms. Additionally, students, faculty and staff get five free downloads of the Microsoft suite for up to six months after graduation. Check out some of the exciting features Microsoft 365 has in store for you.
- Outlook is the email and calendar product for Microsoft 365. Outlook uses industry-leading technologies to deliver you anywhere access to a powerful suite of email and calendar features.
- Helpful information:
Definitions of Mail Terms
Configure Outlook for Windows
Configure Outlook for Mac
Guidelines for Sending of Mass Email at UWM
Creating inbox rules
Setting automatic replies
Junk email and Phishing
Protect (encrypt) feature
- Office Online is integrated into OneDrive for Business, and it allows you to edit Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote documents right from your web browser. These online versions of the popular Office programs are powerful, rich in features, and accessible anywhere there’s an internet connection. You can also invite others to collaborate on your Office Online documents. Multiple people can edit the same document at the same time, and everyone can see each other’s changes in real time.
- The ultimate solution for your personal UWM file storage is here. OneDrive for Business is more than a cloud storage service; it also allows you to upload, create, and share files online so you can access and edit them anywhere you go. With a full terabyte of storage space and robust content management features, OneDrive for Business is the best place for your files. This simple and efficient storage solution is ready and waiting for you.
- The capabilities of SharePoint Online enable a work group to store, share, and manage documents in a central location. It is designed to be the data storage and collaboration service for teams, work groups, and organizations. SharePoint Online acts as a tool for the coordination and progression of any project or document.
- Microsoft Teams is a unified communications platform that combines workplace chat, video meetings, file storage, application integration and more. As it is integrated with the entire Microsoft 365 suite of products, Teams allows you to collaborate with colleagues and stay connected to your teammates wherever you may be. For more information about Teams, visit our website!
- When a FERPA restriction is placed on an individual’s identity, lookups on that Office 365 user by others in apps such as Outlook and Microsoft Teams will not be successful. For more information on Office 365 and FERPA, please see the Office 365, Directory Privacy, and FERPA Restrictions Knowledgebase article.