For a low monthly subscription fee, users can install Microsoft 365 on up to five devices, which can include your computer, tablet, or smartphone. Microsoft 365 includes the main programs you’d find in Microsoft Office, as well as OneDrive and Skype. Previously, Skype used to be a standalone product that required a fee to access higher functions. By default, Outlook 2016 for Mac doesn't automatically download pictures or photos in email messages if the images are stored on the Internet. However, you can turn off this preference or choose to download Internet pictures only from your saved contacts.
- The Office 365 suite of programs are cross-platform with apps available for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and with browser access available via Chromebooks. Downloads for the Office 365 ProPlus desktop applications are available at the ITS Collaboration and Communication download page here.
- Training: Learn how to quickly get started with Microsoft 365, share and collaborate, work in Microsoft Teams, work from anywhere, and try cool Microsoft 365 features.
A subscription-based office suite
Microsoft Office is the most well-known software suite for productivity. For a fairly low monthly subscription fee, Microsoft 365 offers its software bundled together with access to the cloud.
A personal or business solution
From basic starter (which has limited features) to Microsoft 365, Office is available to offer everything you could ever want in a home or business computer suite of programs.
If you have ever used a computer, you have most certainly heard the words Microsoft Office. Names like Word, Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint are equal to computer productivity.
From basic starter (which has limited features) to Microsoft 365, Office is available to offer everything you could ever want in a home or business computer suite of programs. For a low monthly subscription fee, users can install Microsoft 365 on up to five devices, which can include your computer, tablet, or smartphone.
Microsoft 365 includes the main programs you’d find in Microsoft Office, as well as OneDrive and Skype. Previously, Skype used to be a standalone product that required a fee to access higher functions.
OneDrive is your doorway to the cloud. Store up to a whopping 1TB of data for all your documents and spreadsheets. With your files in the cloud, enjoy complete access anytime you like on any of your devices.
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All productivity software require updates. With Microsoft 365 you’ll stay up to date as updates get installed as soon as they’re released. Microsoft will support you. Parallels desktop macbook air. You can contact Microsoft at any time via email, online chat, or to speak to a real person, call the contact center.
Where can you run this program?
Microsoft 365 runs on Windows 10, MacOS, Android, and iOS.
Is there a better alternative?
Yes, there is. Even though Microsoft Office is the grand-daddy of computer productivity, Google programs available via Google Chrome are free and rapidly becoming just as popular. Why pay for software access when you can get another suite of almost identical programs at no cost?
For everyday users of the Microsoft Office suite, this is a must-have. The ability to share it across five devices is a compelling reason why you need it. It’s also the most convenient way to make sure you have the latest version of any of the Office products.
Should you download it?
Yes, you should, if you don’t mind dropping some cash. If you want access to all the Microsoft Office programs, including Skype and cloud, then Microsoft 365 is the right choice for you.
- Use on five different devices
- Cloud storage up to 1TB
- Low-cost subscription
- Updates upon release
- Internet connection required
- Stop subscribing - lose access
- Requires payment
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Microsoft Office 365 at EIU
Microsoft Office 365 is a suite of cloud-based apps and desktop programs that offer world-class productivity tools for teaching and learning. Many are familiar with the big three applications of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Office 365 offers the big three and so much more. This page provides a list of resources to quickly get you started with Office 365 to improve your teaching and learning experience while attending EIU. Upon admission or employment at EIU every faculty, staff, and student is automatically provided subscription access to Microsoft Office 365.
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Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Teams is available toeverysingle faculty, staff, and student at Eastern Illinois University!
Office 365 is comprised of online apps that require an internet connection along with traditional desktop applications that work offline, with Office 365 you get the best of both worlds. Hosting your files 'in the cloud' allows you to access them from multiple devices, share, and collaborate with other faculty and students. In addition, Office 365 offers state-of-the-art communications capabilities with built-in video conferencing (Skype), chat conversations (Teams), online polls and surveys (Forms), and streaming video channels (Stream) to host video content.
The Office 365 suite of programs are cross-platform with apps available for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and with browser access available via Chromebooks. Downloads for the Office 365 ProPlus desktop applications are available at the ITS Collaboration and Communication download page here.
Sign-in to Office 365 at EIU
To sign-in to Office 365 at EIU, go to the EIU homepage and click on the PantherMail link in the top-right side of the title bar. PantherMail uses Microsoft Outlook (part of Office 365) for the EIU email system. You will use yourEIU NetID and password to sign-in. Once logged-in to PantherMail, you will see the 'App Launcher' similar to the one below, the app launcher includes Outlook (email) along with many of the other Office 365 apps. To see all the apps available to you select 'Explore all your apps.'
Getting Started with Microsoft Teams at EIU
Microsoft Teams has quickly become the goto app for group work for online communication and collaboration at EIU. Microsoft Teams is the digital hub for teamwork in Office 365. Keep all of your team's chats, meetings, files, and apps together in one place. Communicate with anyone on the team through chats, audio, video calls, and instant “Meet Now” sessions. In these times of remote teaching, learning, and work Microsoft Teams is here to help everyone at EIU communicate and collaborate during these challenging times. Everyone at EIU is just a click or touch away from communicating andcollaborating with anyone at EIU and beyond.
Need to record a PowerPoint or make a Screen Recording?
Did you know PowerPoint has built-in recording tools? As a faculty, staff, or student at EIU you already have what you need to record a slide show or make a screencast using PowerPoint. If you do not already have PowerPoint installed on your Mac or PC you can download it for free as part of EIU's Office 365 subscription. The following two links will take you to a YouTube video providing an overview of how to get started with recording a slide show or how to make a screencast:
The video below walks you through signing-in to PantherMail (Office 365) along with setting up a OneNote notebook using the cloud-based storage space called OneDrive (three minutes). Each student is provided 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage while attending EIU.
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For more instructional technology videos please visit the EIU Instructional Technology Center.
OneNote is a digital note-taking app that is organized similar to a three-ring binder with Sections and Pages. OneNote is one of the best kept secrets in education and can help you get organized as a place to keep all your notes. Imagine beginning your academic career at EIU and having access to a digital notebook for each class you have ever taken, with OneNote you can. Notes can be accessed 24/7/365; even from your mobile phone!
Special education and accessibility resources for remote learning
The Ultimate MicrosoftEDU Wakelet Collection
What is a Wakelet? A Wakelet is a collection of related bookmarks that can be shared and added to at anytime. Wakelets support multimedia that can be embedded for an attractive presentation and also support Immersive Reader for greater accessibility. The link below is a Wakelet collection for Office 365 products and how they are being used in education.
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- Office 365 Student Help Center *
- Microsoft Teams University (Higher Education)
New Immersive Reader Accessibility Feature Now Available For All At EIU -
Based upon Dyslexia research - have your papers read back to you,
great for proofreading too
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Connect and collaborate, find training and lessons, and earn badges and certificates on this personalized hub created for educators like you.