Office 365

A cloud-based suite of collaboration tools.




Description of Services

Microsoft Office 365 is a cloud-based suite of collaboration solutions that includes Exchange Online for email and calendaring, Office Online, and many other collaboration tools. Use Office 365 to connect with people from across the University community and share meaningful information:

  • streamline and simplify your work
  • develop working relationships
  • interact with your departments and teams

Office 365 is open to all current University of Chicago faculty, staff, and students. Access the Office 365 applications at For more information, see the entry in the IT Service Catalog.



Microsoft Outlook enables faculty, students, and staff to securely access email messages through the desktop app, mobile app, and web browser.
Google Docs


OneNote provides a place to host notes, drawings, screen clippings and audio commentaries and the ability to collaborate with others on these files.
Google Drive


Teams is a user-driven chat-based collaborative tool that provides a customizable team work space.


Word is a word processing application in which you can format text, insert images and tables, and lay out documents.
Google Docs


Excel offers the ability to organize and manipulate data in spreadsheets with sorting, calculations, graphing tools, pivot tables, and macros.
Google Drive


With PowerPoint, you can create presentations with images, videos, animation, and formatted text with templates or custom slide themes.

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