Office 365


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Office 365 is a cloud-based productivity tool that integrates all of the features you need to collaborate with your team. As a student or employee of McKendree University, you receive this subscription for free. It includes the Microsoft Office Suite, 50 GB of email, and more!


Frequently Asked Questions

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Microsoft Office software is included for free in your Office 365 subscription as long as you’re a student or employee at McKendree University. You can download these industry-leading applications on up to 5 devices so you can access your work anywhere, anytime. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are a few of the robust tools you’ll be able to access on your desktop and online to create and share documents.  Microsoft Access is not included as part of the Office 365 subscription.


Desktop                    iOS                    Android





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Email through Office 365 instantly syncs messages and calendars across all of your devices so you can communicate in real time. Plus, the 50 GB of inbox storage means you can hold on to the messages and files you want.







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Office 365 Groups simplifies the collaboration process by connecting you to the people, information, and tools you need to get work done together. Groups are mobile and touch-friendly, which means you can coordinate tasks, schedule meetings, and share files on the go. As an added benefit, you are able to control the privacy settings, which allows you to leave your group open or closed to the public.







Security was far from an afterthought for the Office  365 team. Using highly reliable encryption, Office 365 protects your information at HIPPA and FERPA compliance standards. In other words, you will be able to safely send, receive, and store any type of file without the worry of it being lost or compromised.