Office 365 Now Available!

By Ross Madden
Published on July 28, 2014 1:11 pm MT
Updated on August 10, 2023 12:07 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, The Cloud

Colorado State University has signed an agreement with Microsoft to utilize Microsoft’s Office 365 Education web-based services. Office 365 includes services – most notably the Exchange e-mail service – that have traditionally been provided by servers hosted at CSU. Office 365 Education also includes additional services such as Skype for Business (instant messaging) and OneDrive ( 5TB of cloud storage).

At this time, CSU is able to offer the following services:

  • OneDrive – 5TB of personal cloud storage through OneDrive. OneDrive can also be used to share documents with users outside of CSU
  • Skype for Business – Supports secure instant messaging through locally installed Skype for Business clients, remote desktop control, and hosting online meetings.
  • Qualifying users (includes all active undergraduate and graduate students and most faculty and staff) can install up to 5 copies of Office on the personally owned computers and devices of their choosing – check here for instructions on obtaining this for personally owned computers: note that this does not affect Departmental and university Owned computers and devices – these are still covered under the CNS site license we are familiar with.

How can you take advantage of this new license?  Just log in to using your CSU NetID (in the form and your CSU NetID password.

CNSIT South is currently evaluating how we can best use these new services, including the 5 TB of OneDrive storage.

To view much more information about this please view the following documentation provided by ACNS:

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