Office 365 Resources
Skype for Business
Skype for Business combines the valuable security features of Lync with the flexibility of Skype. Skype for Business connects people everywhere as part of their everyday productivity experience. Skype for Business provides a consistent, single client experience for presence, instant messaging, voice, video and a great meeting experience. Skype for Business enables instant messaging (IM) and voice calling with your colleagues and contacts around the world.
- Get help for running Skype on devices running Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac.
Teams brings the capabilities of Skype for Business Online to deliver a single hub for group chat, online meetings, calling, web conferencing, and collaborating on files with built-in Office 365 apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
- View the Teams Quick Start Guide.
Free Microsoft Office
Faculty and staff may now download free Microsoft Office and Office Mobile applications through the University's Office 365 licensing. This will allow WVU Employees to install Microsoft Office on a total of five personal devices. It will also give users access to the new Outlook for Mac.
- View instructions on downloading free Microsoft Office.
Outlook Web Access
Outlook Web Access is a full-featured, web-based email client with the look and feel of the Outlook client. With OWA, users can access their mailboxes from any Internet connection regardless of whether or not the computer is equipped with Outlook.
- Get help with Outlook on the web.
Outlook Email on your Smartphone
Discover how to configure your smartphone for accessing your email on the go.
Import Local Archives to the Cloud
Discover how to migrate your local Outlook archives to the cloud and have your archives always available. Once these archived emails are imported into your Office 365 mailbox, you can access them from anywhere and do not have to rely on connecting to the PST file to access them any longer.
- Learn how to migrate your local Outlook archives.
OneDrive for Business
OneDrive for Business is a personal library intended for storing and organizing your work documents. As an integral part of Office 365, OneDrive allows you to access and edit your files on all your devices, keep your files protected in the cloud, share documents or photos and quickly organize and find things that matter. No HIPAA, FERPA or other institutionally owned confidential/sensitive data should be uploaded to your OneDrive for Business account. Appropriate use of OneDrive includes storing/accessing de-identified lecture materials, the sharing/collaboration of approved, de-identified research materials, etc.
- Visit the OneDrive for Business Help Center.
Minimum requirements for connecting to Office 365 using Outlook Client or web-based access.
There are minimum requirements for connecting to Office 365 either with Outlook client or web-based access. All users will need to be in compliance with the minimum requirements to take full advantage of Office365. If you have any questions or need assistance ensuring that your users are in compliance with the minimum requirements, please contact the HSC Help Desk at 293-3631.