How do I start using Office 365?

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To start using Office 365 at AUP, you will be contacted by ITS to schedule a date to migrate your email, calendar, and contacts to Office 365.  If you wish to migrate ahead of schedule, please contact ITS to arrange a date.

How can I start learning about Office 365 ?

Click here to start learning how to use Office 365.  ITS will work with you before, during, and after the migration to Office 365 in order to ensure a smooth transition to Office 365.

What should I expect to see when I start using Office 365 ?

Once you are logged in to Office 365, you will see the familiar Office products that you are already using at AUP: mail, calendar, contacts, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

What about my AUP files ?

All of your AUP files will continue to be available in your MyFiles area.  Going forward, as you become more familiar with using Office 365 and its OneDrive component, you can migrate your files and folders to OneDrive, which will enable you to manage directly the organization and sharing of your information.

How do I login to Office 365?

  • You will login to AUP’s Office 365 at https://portal.office.com
  • Enter your AUP NetID with @aup.edu.  Example:  jsmith@aup.edu.
  • Enter your AUP Password.

After logging in, you will see a screen similar to the following.  Click on any of the icons to use Office 365 components.Collaborate-O365
Can I work online with my Internet connection?  What if I do not have access to Internet ?

You can use the Microsoft Office online components with your internet connection – Word Online, Excel Online, Powerpoint Online, OneNote Online.  Or you can download the software to your laptop, desktop, tablet, smartphone, or other devices (up to 5).  To work offline, download the Office 365 components you need:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Outlook.

Using Office 365 – AUP Staff and Faculty

  • To access your AUP mail, click on Mail.
  • To access  your AUP mail using Webmail, go to:   http://mail.aup.edu  or  http://outlook.office.com
  • To access your AUP calendar, click on Calendar.
  • To access your AUP contacts, clock on People.
  • To access your AUP Word files, click on Word Online.
  • To access your AUP Excel files, click on Excel Online.
  • To access your AUP Powerpoint files, click on PowerPoint Online.
  • To access your AUP files, use Windows Explorer.
  • To move your AUP files to Office 365, click on OneDrive and upload your files from MyFiles.
  • To access  your AUP mail using Webmail, go to:   http://mail.aup.edu  or  http://outlook.office.com
  • To work offline, download the Office 365 components you need:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Outlook.
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