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Office 365Office 365

Last Updated: 11/7/2018

Overview

Office 365 is a cloud-based suite of office automation services and products hosted by Microsoft.  It lets you access your Creighton email, calendar, address book, and tasks on any computer with a web browser or a desktop client.

Get Started

To use Outlook on the web, the web-based email client for Office 365, open a web browser and go to office365.creighton.edu  (Authenticate with your NetID@creighton.edu and BLUE password)

FeaturesOffice 365 on mobile phone

  • 50 GB of active email storage.
  • 100 GB of archive email storage. Additional storage is automatically allocated in the cloud.
  • Up to 150 MB of email file storage (25 MB per file attachment).
  • Up to 1 TB of file storage in OneDrive. Best practice for PC – Cloud synchronization is to store a few hundred files with a total size of 1 GB.
  • Check storage limits or additional system requirements for more information.

Cost

Office 365 is provided for current University affiliates (currently-enrolled students and faculty & staff paid by Creighton) at no charge.

Licensing

  • Currently-enrolled Creighton students and faculty & staff paid by Creighton can use Office 365 with a web browser and download up to 5 copies of Microsoft Office for use on personal computers, tablets, and phones.
  • Creighton alumni, contributed-services faculty, emeriti faculty and sponsored guests can use only the web-version of Outlook.

How to get it

To download the desktop version of Office 365 products on your personal computer, tablet or phone go to https://products.office.com/en-us/student?ms.officeurl=getoffice365

Training

For free training and support for any of the Microsoft products go to https://support.microsoft.com.  We have also created an Office 365 resource page for you.

FAQ’s

  • Are there addition fee based products or services associated with Office 365?

Yes.  Some services and products require special licensing. Contact the myIT Service Desk if you are interested in using:

  • Microsoft Excel - Microsoft Power Query
  • Microsoft OneNote - OneNote Class Notebook  
  • Part of SharePoint Online
  • Microsoft Flow 
  • Microsoft Forms 
  • Microsoft PowerApps  

Help

For help contact the myIT Service Desk.