Microsoft Office 365

    

Microsoft Office 365 is now live at USM for all active students as well as faculty and staff.  Microsoft Office 365 provides a 50 GB email mailbox and OneDrive, which provides unlimited file storage with a 10 GB upload File Size limitation and a maximum of 20K individual files capacity.

In addition to having access to web versions, faculty, staff and active students will be able to download Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus applications on up to 5 devices (PC, Mac, and/or mobile devices - Android or iOS).  These applications include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote*, Access*, Publisher*, and Lync.  
*Windows PC client programs and/or features only.  Cannot be used across devices

How to Install Office 2013

Log in to Outlook 

username: w123456@usm.edu
password: CampusID password

The naming convention for new student emails is first name.last name@usm.edu, with some variation for account users sharing the same name. You can log into Outlook and confirm your email address by clicking on the avatar in the top right corner of the screen.

Click here for more information on O365 Quick Start Guides and other “How Do I...?” information.

Features

Microsoft Exchange

A messaging platform, Exchange Server provides - Free/Busy Coexistence, Integrated personal archiving; Retention policies and legal hold; 50 GB mailbox with voicemail & unified messaging

Microsoft OneDrive

Formerly SkyDrive, is an online cloud storage service.  It stores your work files across multiple devices with ease and security.  It allows sharing files with colleagues as needed, and edit Office documents together in real time with Office Online.  The OneDrive sync app allows syncing of files to your local computer.  OneDrive provides unlimited file storage, 10 GB upload File Size limitation, & a maximum of 20K individual files capacity.

Microsoft Office - Access

Microsoft Access 2013 is an easy-to-use tool for quickly creating browser-based database applications that help you run your business. Your data is automatically stored in a SQL database, so it’s more secure than ever, and you can easily share your applications with colleagues.

Microsoft Office - Excel

A spreadsheet application that features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language called Visual Basic for Applications.

Microsoft Office - Skype for Business (previously Lync)

Skype is available to facilitate university communications; it is not supported for educational use. 

It is a system for unified communications in the enterprise.  It includes instant messaging (IM), voice and video calling and Web conferencing both within the organization and externally.  These are the provided capabilities:  Online meeting with desktop sharing; IM & Presence across firewalls; GAL (Global Address List) search with contact card, now known as People; Skype Federation.

Microsoft Office - OneNote

OneNote is a digital notebook that provides a single place for all of your notes and information — everything you need to remember and manage in your life at home, at work, or at school. 

In OneNote, your notebooks never run out of paper. They’re easy to reorganize, print, and share, and they have a fast search feature so you can recall anything instantly. Best of all, you can store your notebooks online and use them from anywhere. 

Microsoft Office - Outlook

A personal information manager often used mainly as an email application, it also includes a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking, journal, and web browsing.

Microsoft Office - PowerPoint

PowerPoint is a slide show presentation program.

Microsoft Office - Publisher

An entry-level desktop publishing application differing from Microsoft Word in that the emphasis is placed on page layout and design, rather than text composition and proofing.

Microsoft Office - Word

A word processor for letters, reports, and documents of all types with built-in spell check, grammar check, and typesetting-like features.