Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 is a modern collaboration platform that provides a full-featured email system with web access, integrated calendaring, a campus contacts directory, support for mobile device access, and 50 gigabytes of email storage and 1 terabyte of document storage per account.

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Office 365 Features

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is a productivity suite that includes applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. Users can have Office installed on five devices and five mobile/tablet devices.

The latest version of Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus, which includes Word 2016, Excel 2016, PowerPoint 2016, OneNote 2016, Access 2016, Publisher 2013, InfoPath 2013, Outlook 2013, and Skype for Business 2015 for Windows.  The latest version for Mac OS X is Microsoft Office 2016, which includes Word 2016, Excel 2016, PowerPoint 2016, and Outlook 2016.

OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business is a secure and reliable cloud storage solution for your file sharing and collaboration needs.  Sync files across your devices and access them anytime or anywhere both online and offline.  Sync client for Mac will be coming later.

In your Clemson University OneDrive for Business account, you will have five terabytes (5000 GB) of storage available.  You will be able to store and sync up to a total of 20,000 items, including folders and files.  You can upload files that are up to 10 GB in size.

Office Online

Office Online is an online Microsoft Office suite which allows users to create and edit files using web-based versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.  Office Online is available through Office 365.

Office Online provides “light weight” versions of Microsoft Office, which means that only the most-used features are available.  Office Online is accessible on both Windows and Mac OS X computers.

Office Online is a tool that is allows you to edit documents that are stored in OneDrive for Business. When you want to edit or create a document in your OneDrive for Business library, OneDrive for Business uses Office Online to do so.

Convenient web and desktop access to your email and integrated calendar. Full-featured web interface for accessing email and calendar (Outlook Web App), as well as email and integrated calendar compatibility with desktop email clients such as Microsoft Outlook and Apple Mail.


How do I access my Office 365 account?


What features are included in the free subscription of Office 365?

  • Microsoft Office
  • Office Online (Online versions of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and OneNote)
  • OneDrive for Business
  • Email

How secure is the information that is sent or stored through Office 365?

Along with the encryption technologies like built-in antivirus and anti-spam filters in Office 365 that are managed by Microsoft, Office 365 also includes encryption features that customers can manage and configure. Office 365 customer data and services are secured at the datacenter, network, logical, storage, and transit levels. Your Office 365 Business account is subject to legal access by Clemson University while the Personal Office 365 account is not. However there are Terms Of Service for that account which need to be accepted (not necessarily read or understood) to use the product.

Will I still have access to Microsoft Office after I leave Clemson University?

No. Your subscription to Office 365, including Microsoft Office, is contingent on your association with Clemson University. After you leave Clemson University, your Office 365 subscription, including Microsoft Office, will expire.

What if I have more questions or need help?

Click here for more Frequently Asked Questions about Office 365. If you have other questions or need further assistance, click “Get Help” in the Quick Links box above or visit our support page.