Microsoft Office 365 is a suite of productivity and collaboration applications that includes always up-to-date versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, Outlook, and Teams, among many others.

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Microsoft OneDrive is Ithaca College’s online file storage service, comparable to Dropbox, Box, and Google Drive, that allows you to upload, backup, create, view, edit, and share files. By backing up your data in the cloud, it will remain safe if your computer is lost, stolen, physically damaged, or compromised, and allows for a smooth technology renewal process.

As part of Microsoft Office 365, you receive 1 TB of storage in OneDrive for free. When using the OneDrive client it will create a folder on your hard drive that is synced to the cloud. Since any files you put in this folder will be uploaded to OneDrive, you can access them from other computers and devices.

Microsoft Teams is a desktop, mobile, and web-based communication and collaboration platform for Office 365 that brings everything together into a shared workspace where you can chat, meet, share files, and work with business applications. Teams offers group chat, online meeting and web conferencing, audio and video calling, collaboration with built-in Office 365 applications, and OneDrive access.

Teams has been widely used for committees, departments, research teams, and student groups for academic collaboration, including student research groups and courses.

Microsoft SharePoint is a collaborative platform that integrates with Office 365. It is primarily used to serve as an internal, secure document management and storage system, to create and manage lists, and to share internal communications and events.

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Pinned Article Office 365 for Graduating Students

If you are graduating or leaving Ithaca College, there will be changes to your Office 365 account, including OneDrive.

Pinned Article Office 365 for Retirees

If you are retiring from Ithaca College, there will be changes to your Microsoft Office 365 account, including OneDrive that will take place on or shortly after your retirement date. Once you retire the type of license that is assigned to your account changes from a staff or faculty license to a retiree or emeriti license. Under the retiree license, you will no longer have access to the full Office 365 subscription, however, your IC email account will remain indefinitely.

About Microsoft OneNote Class Notebooks

This article explains key features in a OneNote Class Notebook that is featured in Canvas courses and in classroom teams in Microsoft Teams.

How To: Install Office 365 ProPlus for Personal Devices

This article explains how to install Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus on Microsoft Windows or Apple macOS.

Microsoft Bookings

Microsoft Bookings is an online scheduling tool that allows clients to book appointments with individuals, departments, units, and organizations.

Microsoft Delve

Use Microsoft Delve to manage your Office 365 profile, and to discover and organize the information that is likely to be the most interesting to you right now.

Microsoft MyAnalytics

Microsoft MyAnalytics summarizes how you spend your time at work, and offers suggestions on ways to work smarter–from cutting unproductive meeting time to achieving better work/life balance.

Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus is a suite of productivity and collaboration applications that includes always up-to-date versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, Outlook, and Teams. It includes desktop, mobile, and web versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Teams, and 1 TB of cloud storage with OneDrive.

Microsoft OneNote

Microsoft OneNote is a free-form, collaborative note taking application that can capture handwritten text, drawings, screen clippings, and audio commentaries that is supported for Windows, macOS, iOS and Android devices.

Microsoft Planner

Planner is a lightweight project management application that allows you and your group to create a plan, organize tasks by topics, and assign tasks to individuals. Each plan has its own board, where you can organize tasks into buckets. You can categorize tasks based on their status, to whom they are assigned to, or by flag.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is Ithaca College’s online presentation service, comparable to Google Slides, that allows you to create, share and collaborate on presentations. As a part of Microsoft Office 365, you receive full access to PowerPoint. Save your PowerPoint presentations to different Microsoft Teams files.

Microsoft Project for the web

Microsoft Project is a desktop, mobile, and web-based project management application. IC supports the web-based service released in 2020.

Microsoft SharePoint

​​​​​​​Microsoft SharePoint is a collaborative platform that integrates with Office 365. It is primarily used to serve as an internal, secure document management and storage system, to create and manage lists, and to share internal communications and events.

Microsoft Shifts in Teams

Shifts in Microsoft Teams is a schedule management tool that helps you create, update, and manage schedules for your team.

Microsoft Stream

Microsoft Stream is a secure video service where people can upload, view, organize, and share videos within the Ithaca College organization.

Microsoft To Do

Microsoft To Do is a desktop and web-based task list application that is tied into Planner, Outlook, and Teams.

Microsoft Visio

Microsoft Visio is a desktop, and web-based diagramming and vector graphics application.

OneNote: How to Transfer Data from One Notebook to Another

The following article explains how to transfer data from one OneNote notebook to another.

Updating to Office 365 ProPlus on College-Owned Devices

All College-owned devices will be updated to Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus starting on January 5, 2021. Office 365 is a suite of familiar Office applications that includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive, and Teams that is updated regularly with new features, security updates, and provides an enriched collaboration experience with other Office products.