Microsoft 365 is a collection of powerful productivity apps you can use across multiple devices. Write assignments, expand your creativity and connect with others. This subscription service is free to current UB students, faculty and staff. Read about the project to bring 365 to UB
Word - Format text, insert images and tables, and lay out documents. Microsoft Word help & learning
Excel - Organize and manipulate data in spreadsheets with sorting, calculations, graphing tools, pivot tables, and macros. Microsoft Excel help & learning
PowerPoint - Create presentations with images, videos, animation, and formatted text with templates or custom slide themes. Microsoft PowerPoint help & learning
Access - Access is an easy-to-use tool for quickly creating customizable database applications. Microsoft Access help & learning
OneNote - Host notes, drawings, screen clippings and audio commentaries and collaborate with others. Microsoft OneNote help & learning
OneDrive for Business - Enjoy cloud storage across your devices. Microsoft OneDrive help & learning
Planner - A simple, visual way to organize teamwork. Microsoft Planner help & learning.
Publisher (PC only) - Create everything from simple labels to professional newsletters and marketing materials. Microsoft Publisher help & learning
Whiteboard - Transform your work into professional charts and shapes with pen, touch, and keyboard. Microsoft Whiteboard help
Windows Store for Business - Find and purchase apps for your organization, individually, or in volume. Microsoft Store help
Nothing. Microsoft 365 is simply Microsoft's new name for their product.
UB has no current plans to retire Zoom and will continue to offer it for UB students, faculty and staff for the foreseeable future.
Yes. Documents that you have created belong fully to you. You can choose to store them online on OneDrive or locally on your PC or Mac.
No. Please see Handling Restricted Data at UB for guidelines and alternatives.
Please see How to close your Microsoft account
No. You will need to move your files off of OneDrive. Before you leave UB, you should move your files to a free OneDrive account. See Transition from UBIT Services.
Microsoft Project can be used to view Project files only. It cannot be used to create or edit Project files.
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