Microsoft has just released a Forms feature, available from the Office 365 portal at https://portal.office.com. It is currently being deployed across all Office 365 accounts, so you may have to wait a day or so to see the Forms icon from the waffle menu.
If your student/alumni McGill email account was recently migrated to the Microsoft Office 365 service, and you did not reconfigure your Mac Mail client, an "Unable to Connect" popup may appear.
If you see the popup, please do one of the following:
Recently, Microsoft released Skype for Business to replace Lync. This new version of Skype is a hybrid of the Lync client that you use here at McGill, and the Skype client you may use at home. IT Services will be deploying the new client to supported McGill faculty & staff users starting on May 13. It will include:
McGill faculty and staff members now have FREE access to Office 365 ProPlus, which includes the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office apps.
The service allows you to install the Office suite on up to 5 personal devices*, including PCs, Macs, and 5 iPad and Windows tablets. You can also use the Office Mobile apps on iPhone, Android and Windows smartphones.
For information on what's included and other FAQs visit Office 365 ProPlus
Have you been wishing for more file storage space? Based on feedback from the IT Services 2014 student survey, you’re not alone.
Well, you’ll be happy to receive this early holiday gift from IT Services. McGill students now have access to 1 TB FREE personal file space on OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud file storage component of the Office 365 package.
Starting in December 2014*, Microsoft will begin offering McGill faculty and staff members FREE access to Office 365 ProPlus. This offering includes the Office 2013 versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office apps, and will replace the current Microsoft Work at Home program.
If you’re a McGill student, in August you’ll have free access to download and use Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus on your PC, Mac, or iPad.
The Office 365 ProPlus subscription license for students includes: