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Cloud Services

Microsoft has made their Office 365 product available to all students and employees at no cost!

What is Office 365?

It is a hosted suite of online collaborative services in the Cloud that can be installed on your computers/devices. It includes such services as: Email, Calendaring, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, OneDrive, Teams, and Publisher.

How to Access Cloud Services

You have access to this software and services right now through your FSU email account!

Access Office 365

See Instructions for getting started with Office 365 (PDF) or visit Microsoft's Ofice 365 Training Center.

Some Included Solutions

  • Office in the Cloud

    You get full-versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access, Teams, and more. 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.

  • Email and Calendars

    Never be out of touch. You can access your email, shared calendars, and contacts from anywhere, across devices. Send email through a rich and familiar Outlook experience accessed from your desktop or from a web browser using Outlook Web App. To learn more, visit the FSU Email Access page.

  • Teams and Web Conferencing 

    Office 365 makes it easy for people to meet and connect online using Microsoft Teams. Teams allows you to host online meetings with audio and video, perform screen sharing, chats, calls, file sharing, and app integrations.

    You can also connect with others through instant message and work together on projects, in study groups, or in clubs using Teams collaboration spaces. With Teams collaboration spaces, you can keep related documents, notes, tasks, and conversations organized and in one place.

  • OneDrive, File Storage and Sharing, Teams Collaboration Space

    OneDrive for Business gives you 1 TB of personal storage that syncs with your computer for offline access. You can easily share documents with others and collaborate on the same document at the same time.

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I eligible for a free desktop version of Microsoft Office?

Yes! FSU's agreement with Microsoft allows you to install Microsoft Office on your computer, tablet, and/or mobile device.

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

Microsoft Office can be installed on 5 computers, 5 tablets, and 5 mobile devices.

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. You should also move your documents from your FSU account to your personal account.

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