Microsoft 365

Popular Microsoft 365 tools offered to OHIO students, faculty, and staff

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Automated Workflow: Microsoft Automate

Electronic automated workflow for business processes (i.e. processing application forms, departmental approval processes, etc.).

Bookings: Microsoft Bookings

Scheduling tool through an easy to use website that allows you to view calendars and schedule appointments with a department, organization, or individual.

Calendar: Catmail, Microsoft Outlook

Online calendar tool for scheduling meetings with colleagues, students, and other OHIO account holders.

Data Visualization and Analysis: Microsoft Power BI

Power BI is a Microsoft product that provides data visualizations and analysis from unrelated sources of data that can be shared with other Power BI users

Digital Notebook: Microsoft OneNote

OneNote is a digital notebook for capturing and organizing information and data across all of your devices. Jot down your ideas, keep track of classroom and meeting notes, clip from the web, or make a to-do list, as well as draw and sketch your ideas.

Electronic Forms: Microsoft Forms

Electronic forms replace physical form copies that require manual work and processes. Using electronic forms, we can automate submission and approval processes in order to create efficiencies and maintain data integrity.

Email: Catmail, Microsoft Outlook

Catmail offers Microsoft 365-based email accounts for OHIO students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

File Storing and Sharing: Microsoft OneDrive

File storage and sharing with collaborative editing capabilities using Microsoft 365.

Low-Code Web Apps: Microsoft Power Apps

Simple web apps that support workflow and process automation for low to moderate complexity business processes.

Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 (M365) is a subscription service that includes access to Microsoft applications, online productivity services, and business services such as web conferencing, hosted email, and online storage. It also includes mobile versions of Microsoft applications for smartphones and tablets.

Microsoft Anti-Virus

Microsoft anti-virus, also known as System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) or Windows Defender, provides comprehensive virus and malware protection for Windows and Mac computers.

Microsoft Azure for Students

Microsoft-sponsored package for students interested in learning how to code.

Microsoft Copilot

Microsoft Copilot is an AI-powered tool that helps users with a variety of tasks. It's designed to be user-friendly and intuitive, allowing users to interact with it using natural language commands. Copilot can assist with content generation and writing improvement, among other things, making it a valuable tool for enhancing productivity and creativity.

Microsoft Windows 10

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Prerecorded Video: Microsoft Stream

Microsoft Stream allows OHIO users to stream live content or upload prerecorded University video content for viewing by active OHIO users.

Shared Digital Workspaces: Microsoft Groups

Shared workspaces for email, conversations, files, and events where group members can communicate and collaborate. For example, you can request a group for your team and then invite other Microsoft 365 users to join the group to share documents, conversations, meeting notes, and OneNote information related to your specific group.

Shared Mailboxes and Calendars: Microsoft 365

Custom Microsoft 365 email address that lets one or more individuals send and receive mail using that address rather than their personal address. Can also be used for calendar appointments.

Single Sign-On Integration: Microsoft Azure

Allows login to a variety of applications using your OHIO login credentials.

Softphone: Calls in Microsoft Teams

Calls, an application within Microsoft Teams, is the recommended softphone application that lets you use your computer or mobile device to place and answer calls from your Ohio University work number.

Virtual Meetings, Chat, Phone: Microsoft Teams

A powerful team-based collaboration tool that provides group chat, channeled conversations, instant messaging, live document collaboration, audio or video calls, and meetings (from one-on-ones to fully-featured audio/video conferences). Teams works in conjunction with other Microsoft applications such as OneDrive, OneNote, and Office 365 via Microsoft Groups. Persistent histories make it easy to review past conversations and shared documents.