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Office 365

Microsoft's Office 365 suite combines email, calendar, OneDrive file storage, Office Online apps and Microsoft Teams. Office 365 is provided to help you collaborate on work with colleagues and work partners.

Choose from the buttons further down the page to be taken to the relevant hub for that tool. You will find FAQs, helpful links and instructions on how to get the tool.

Remember to log in using your username in the format of ab123456@student.reading.ac.uk (example) for students and ab123456@reading.ac.uk (example) for staff. Using your email address to log in will not work.

What is available?

Staff Students
  • Office Software
  • OneDrive for Business
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Microsoft Streams
  • Office Software
  • OneDrive for Business
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Microsoft Streams

Staff

Choose from the links below to get access to that tool and information/help regarding it:

Students

Choose from the buttons below to get access to that tool and information/help regarding it.

Details

Office Software

  • Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) online
  • Installation of full versions on personally owned PCs/Laptops, Tablets and Phones via the ProPlus extension (up to five installations per device type)

  • Integration with OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business

  • 1 TB storage. Ensure there are no contractual restrictions on use of Cloud Storage for the work you wish to store in One Drive. Use OneDrive for collaboration but be mindful that any documents used by a team will need to be moved should the owner of the document leave. Please read the University of Reading's usage requirements regarding OneDrive.
  • Ability to share files/folders with others

Email and Calendaring

  • 50 GB storage
  • Available online or via Outlook

Microsoft Teams

  • Instant messaging
  • Online meetings
  • Document collaboration
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