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Office 365

Office 365 at the University of Florida

Introduction

Office 365 is a service package provided by Microsoft that will provide the UF community with email, shared calendars, instant messaging and web conferencing.

OneDrive @ UF, which is also a part of Office 365, provides 1 TB of online storage and allows users to create, edit, and share document online.

For more information about the move to Office 365, visit the GatorCloud service page on UFIT's website.

Students currently using GatorLink email (webmail.ufl.edu/imap.ufl.edu) may sign up for the migration to Office 365 at the GatorCloud Email Migration Portal​.

Overview

Office 365 consists of a variety of services which are organized into three areas: Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and Lync. SharePoint Onlineservices are not offered in the initial rollout, but will be added at a later date.
  • Exchange Online - services include Outlook (email), Calendar and People (contacts). These services are generally intended for interaction with a specific person or a group.
  • Skype for Business - communication services include instant messaging, an online presence, video and phone conferencing, and other real-time collaboration features.
  • SharePoint Online - collaborative services (coming soon) include Newsfeed, OneDrive @ UF, Office Web Apps, and additional collaboration tools.

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 Last modified at 9/3/2015 3:00 PM by Todd Williams