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Office 365 FAQ

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What is Office 365?

Office 365 is Microsoft's cloud solution for a web-based collaboration software application providing remote access to calendars, address book, email, and documents.

The service allows users to work together easily with anywhere access to email and calendars. It includes enterprise grade security and is leveraged utilizing Microsoft's servers and technology.

How Do I Log In to Office 365?

The new way to log in to Outlook Web App (OWA)

Emails

Will my Email Address Change?

No.  There will be no changes to your email address.

Will Office 365 Work Off Campus?

Yes.  Office 365 is available anywhere in the world as long as you have an internet connection.

What is the Largest Message that Can Be Sent or Received Using Office 365?

The largest message that can be sent or received is 25MB.  To share a file larger than that you will need to utilize OneDrive for Business or SharePoint.

Will my Local PST Files be Affected?

If you currently use PST files they will continue to work as before as they are stored on your local PC and not on our email servers.

Personal Calendar

How Can I Share my Personal Calendar?

Sharing Personal Calendars in 365

Office 365 on Mobile Devices

Can I use my 365 email account on my mobile device?

Yes.  Your 365 email account can be set up on your smartphone's email client.

Can I use Office Mobile (Office for iPad, Android, or iPhone) with my 365 account?

Yes.  However, our current Education plan does not allow modifying documents through Office Mobile.  To have the ability to modify documents you will need to purchase a personal Office 365 subscription.  Office 365 University is the most economical solution for students, faculty and staff as it grants you a 4 year subscription for only $79.99

OneDrive for Business

How Can I Access my OneDrive for Business?

Sign in to your Office 365 account and click the OneDrive button in the top right corner of the navigation section.

How Many Files Can I Store in OneDrive for Business?

There is no file limit, but you do have a 25GB quota.  Your OneDrive quota is seperate from your email quota.

How Do I Add Files to my OneDrive?

To add files to your OneDrive, simply access your OneDrive and click Upload Document in the top right corner of the screen or drag and drop your files onto the webpage from your computer.

Can I Sync my OneDrive for Business to my Computer for Easy Access?

Yes, you can sync your OneDrive to your computer.  To set up the sync, follow these instructions.

Are There Any Types of Files that I Cannot Store on my OneDrive?

Yes.  Please see Microsoft's latest restrictions here.