Microsoft 365 is a suite of productivity and collaboration applications that always includes up-to-date versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, Outlook, and Teams, among many others.

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Microsoft OneDrive serves as Ithaca College's cloud-based file storage platform. It enables you to upload, back up, create, view, edit, and share files online. By storing your data in the cloud, it stays protected even if your computer is lost, stolen, damaged, or compromised, facilitating a seamless technology renewal process.

Included in Microsoft Office 365, OneDrive offers you 1 TB of storage at no cost. Utilizing the OneDrive sync client, a folder will be created on your hard drive that synchronizes with your cloud storage. Any files placed in this folder automatically upload to OneDrive, making them accessible from various computers and devices.


Microsoft Teams is a desktop, mobile, and web-based communication and collaboration platform for Office 365 that brings everything together into a shared workspace where you can chat, meet, share files, and work with business applications. Teams offers group chat, online meeting and web conferencing, audio and video calling, collaboration with built-in Office 365 applications, and OneDrive access.

Teams has been widely used for committees, departments, research teams, and student groups for academic collaboration, including student research groups and courses.


Microsoft SharePoint is a collaborative platform that integrates with Office 365. It is primarily used to serve as an internal, secure document management and storage system, to create and manage lists, and to share internal communications and events.

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Pinned Article Microsoft 365 for Retirees

If you are retiring from Ithaca College, there will be changes to your Microsoft 365 account, including OneDrive, that will take place on or shortly after your retirement date. Once you retire, the type of license assigned to your account changes from a staff or faculty license to a retiree or emeriti license. Under the retiree license, you will no longer have access to the full Microsoft 365 subscription. However, your IC email account will remain indefinitely.

Pinned Article Transitioning Your Microsoft 365 Account After Graduation

As you prepare to graduate or leave Ithaca College, be aware of upcoming changes to your Microsoft 365 account, including OneDrive. These changes will occur approximately 30 days after your commencement date.

About Microsoft OneNote Class Notebooks

This article explains key features in a OneNote Class Notebook that is featured in Canvas courses and in classroom teams in Microsoft Teams.

How to install Microsoft 365 on personal devices

This article explains how to install Microsoft 365.

How to Use the Inclusive Language Check in Microsoft Office

Microsoft has inclusive language proofing features to the web based Office 365 applications and some of the desktop Office applications. These features are not automatically enabled, and this resource will show you how to turn these features on.

Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 is a suite of productivity and collaboration applications and services that includes always up-to-date versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, Outlook, and Teams, among others.

Microsoft Bookings

Microsoft Bookings is an online scheduling tool that allows clients to book appointments with individuals, departments, units, and organizations.

Microsoft Copilot

Microsoft Copilot, formerly Bing Chat for Enterprise, is an AI-powered companion designed for work.

Microsoft Delve

Use Microsoft Delve to manage your Office 365 profile, and to discover and organize the information that is likely to be the most interesting to you right now.

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet application and a data visualization and analysis tool.

Microsoft Lists

Microsoft Lists is designed to facilitate the organization and tracking of various data and activities, including issues, assets, routines, contacts, and inventory.

Microsoft MyAnalytics

Microsoft MyAnalytics summarizes how you spend your time at work, and offers suggestions on ways to work smarter–from cutting unproductive meeting time to achieving better work/life balance.

Microsoft OneNote

Microsoft OneNote is a free-form, collaborative note taking application that can capture handwritten text, drawings, screen clippings, and audio commentaries that is supported for Windows, macOS, iOS and Android devices.

Microsoft Planner

Microsoft Planner is a task management tool, part of the Microsoft 365 suite, designed to simplify team collaboration and project management. It provides a user-friendly, visual way to organize teamwork.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is a presentation software that enables users to create, edit, and showcase slideshows incorporating text, images, videos, and various other multimedia elements.

Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project is a powerful project management software developed by Microsoft. It is designed to assist project managers in developing plans, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing budgets, and analyzing workloads.

Microsoft SharePoint

​​​​​​​Microsoft SharePoint is a collaborative platform that integrates with Office 365. It is primarily used to serve as an internal, secure document management and storage system, to create and manage lists, and to share internal communications and events.

Microsoft Shifts in Teams

Shifts in Microsoft Teams is a schedule management tool that helps you create, update, and manage schedules for your team.

Microsoft Stream

Microsoft Stream is a secure video service where people can upload, view, organize, and share videos within the Ithaca College organization.

Microsoft Sway

Microsoft Sway is a digital storytelling application for creating interactive reports and presentations within Microsoft 365.

Microsoft To Do

Microsoft To Do is an intuitive and streamlined task management tool that simplifies keeping track of all your tasks in one central location. It features 'My Day,' a daily planner where you can list and work through your day's tasks. Beyond daily planning, Microsoft To Do allows you the flexibility to create unlimited additional lists.

Microsoft Visio

Microsoft Visio is a desktop, and web-based diagramming and vector graphics application.

Microsoft Whiteboard

Microsoft Whiteboard is an infinite, collaborative canvas for effective meetings and engaging learning. You can use Whiteboard to collaborate with other people and accomplish many activities, from brainstorming and planning to learning and workshops.

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is designed for creating, editing, formatting, and sharing text-based documents.

OneNote: How to Transfer Data from One Notebook to Another

The following article explains how to transfer data from one OneNote notebook to another.