Office 365

Office 365

About this service

Other names for this service

None Listed

Service documentation

Why to use this service

Office 365 offers the current Office version from Microsoft, for personal-use, by faculty, staff, and students on computers, tablets and mobile devices. In addition to the click-to-run version, it also provides online storage, sharing, and online Office applications that enhance the Office experience and enables customers to use the Office suite from anywhere.

Features

Office Online (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote), OneDrive for Business, Sites, Delve, Video, Sway, Newsfeed, Office software download

Getting and using this service

Who can use this service

Undergraduate students
Graduate/Professional Students
Faculty/Staff
UniHigh
UA

How to get this service

Accounts are automatically created and enabled once an individual's NetID is created.

Cost

No charge.

How to use this service

Faculty, staff, and students can access their Office 365 account through the Office 365 portal (http://office.illinois.edu) and authenticating with their email address (netid@illinois.edu) and Active Directory password.

Additionally, access can be gained through the Office software once it is installed on devices and machines.

Quotas and usage restrictions

OneDrive for Business (online storage) has a default limit of 5 terabytes. Additional storage space can be requested.

Individual files are limited to 10 gigabytes.

As of February 2017, Intensive English Institute (IEI) students are eligible for this service.

Sensitive data considerations

Office 365 storage options do not meet requirements for FERPA or HIPAA data storage.

Hours and support

Standard service hours

24x7

Scheduled maintenance hours

None Listed

Staffed support hours

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

How to report issues