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Cloud Services

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Frequently Asked Questions

Microsoft Office 365 is a hosted suite of online collaborative services that offer Office in the Cloud, Outlook e-mail and calendaring, OneDrive for document storage and sharing, Lync messaging & video, and mobile connectivity.

Microsoft has made their Office 365 product available to all students at no cost! Employees get free access to all services except Office in the Cloud.

For Students Only: Office 365 includes Office in the Cloud - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, Publisher, Outlook, Lync, InfoPath. Software can be installed on a maximum of 5 computers/devices.

For Students and Employees: Office 365 includes productivity and collaboration tools - E-mail, calendaring, document sharing and web meetings.

How to Access Cloud Services:
You have access to this software and services right now through your FSU e-mail account! 

Go to http://www.frostburg.edu/mail

Login to e-mail and then follow the instructions.

Instructions for getting started with Office 365: Employees | Students


Office 365 University is a 4-year subscription built to help eligible users get things done from virtually anywhere and any device. The Office 365 suite of solutions includes:

Office in the Cloud

 

 

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You get full-versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, Access, Lync, InfoPath.

Office 365 gives you the familiarity and power of Office with the flexibility of the cloud. Your applications and files are with you wherever you go.  

Visit the MS Office 365 site
Visit the MS Office in the Cloud page

     

E-mail and Calendars

 

 

Never be out of touch. You can access your email, shared calendars, and contacts from anywhere, across devices.

E-mail through a rich and familiar Outlook experience you can access from your desktop or from a web browser using Outlook Web App. Get a 50 GB mailbox per user and send attachments up to 25 MB. Use your own domain name.

Visit the FSU E-mail Access page
Visit the MS Office 365 site
Visit the MS Office in the Email and Calendaring site
 

     

Web Conferencing & Instant Messaging

 

 

Office 365 makes it easy for people to meet and connect online, from wherever they are, on multiple devices.

Host online meetings with audio and video using one-click screen sharing, HD video conferencing, and virtual whiteboard.

Connect with others via instant message and let people know your availability with your online status. You must install Lync to use these features.

Visit the MS Office 365 site
Visit the MS Office Web Conferencing and Instant Messaging site

     

OneDrive

File Storage and Sharing

Team Sites

 

Lots of ways to store, organize, and share files with people near and far. Work together on projects, in study groups, or in clubs with team sites that help keep related documents, notes, tasks, and conversations organized together.

OneDrive for Business gives users 1 TB of personal storage that syncs with their PC for offline access. Easily share documents with others through Office or SharePoint.

Visit the FSU Network File Storage page
Visit the MS Office 365 site
Visit the MS Office 365 File Storage and Sharing site and the Team Sites site

     

Frequently Asked Questions

How many machines/devices can I install Office 365 on?

The Office in the Cloud software can be installed on a maximum of 5 computers/devices.

Will Office 365 work with my Office?

FSU is part of the A2 Education Plan which does not include the Desktop version of Office. You must access Office 365 by logging into your FSU e-mail account.

What happens when I'm no longer a student or graduate from FSU?

Once you are no longer a student at Frostburg State University, you will need to purchase a license or subscription directly from Microsoft to continue to use the programs on your devices, or you can uninstall them at that time. Your documents that you created are still accessible and can be opened in other programs capable of opening those files types.