Microsoft Office 365 is a modern collaboration platform that provides a full-featured email system with web access, integrated calendaring, a campus contacts directory, support for mobile device access, and 50 gigabytes of storage per account.

 

Features

  • Convenient web and desktop access to your email and integrated calendar. Full-featured web interface for accessing email and calendar (Outlook Web App), as well as email and integrated calendar compatibility with desktop email clients such as Microsoft Outlook and Apple Mail.
  • Large message storage capacity. 50 gigabytes of email storage for each user.
  • Access from portable devices, including iOS and Android-based phones and tablets. Access to your email, calendar entries, and contacts from your mobile device.
  • No automatic deletion of emails. Office 365 accounts are not subject to the 365-day email retention policy.
  • Built-in anti-spam message filtering. Integrated anti-spam tools for smoother control of email filtering and identification.

Office Suite Included (Free)

  • Always have the latest versions of: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Access, OneNote, Publisher, Lync and InfoPath.
  • Capture your ideas however you work best – using a keyboard, pen, or a touchscreen
  • Open PDFs and edit paragraphs, lists, and tables just as you do in familiar Word documents
  • Keep track of comments in Word documents and mark them as done with the new reply button
  • Convert your data into a chart or table in two steps or less so you can analyze it faster, and then preview it with different formatting
  • Embed Excel spreadsheets, Visio diagrams, photos, and almost any other kind of computer file, in your OneNote notebooks
  • Share your PowerPoint presentation over the web by sending a link to it
  • Design customized marketing materials that fit your brand and customers

5 free installs of Office 365, for help with the installations:

 

Eligibility

All WWCC students and faculty/staff. The subscription is free as long as you’re an active student enrolled in classes or current faculty/staff member.

 

System Requirements

For information on the minimal operating system and web browser requirements for accessing Office 365, see Microsoft’s Office 365 system requirements page.

 

Getting Started for Students

Accessing the Outlook Web App for Office 365

The Outlook Web App (OWA) is the web-based email client for Office 365. In order to access OWA, open a supported web browser and go to www.wwcc.edu/email.

Each time you go to www.wwcc.edu/email, the following will required:

  1. In the User Name field, type your WWCC [email protected] ([email protected])/
  2. In the Password field, type your WWCC NetID password.
  3. Click Sign In to open the Outlook Web App.

 

Getting Started for Faculty/Staff

Accessing the Outlook Web App for Office 365

The Outlook Web App (OWA) is the web-based email client for Office 365. In order to access OWA, open a supported web browser and go to www.wwcc.edu/facultystaff-email.

Each time you go to www.wwcc.edu/facultystaff-email, the following will required:

  1. In the User Name field, type your WWCC [email protected] ([email protected])/
  2. In the Password field, type your WWCC NetID password.
  3. Click Sign In to open the Outlook Web App.

 

Signing Out of OWA

When you are finished using the Outlook Web App, you should exit your web browser by closing all open tabs to ensure you have properly signed out of your Office 365 account.

 

Learn More

Office 365 Documentation

The documentation in this section will provide information on what to expect when your email account is moved to Office 365, including how to access your email through the Outlook Web App, configure an email client to access mail through Office 365, set up mobile device to access your Office 365 email, and configure settings such as forwarding using OWA.

 

Video Tutorials

Microsoft.com provides video tutorials on how to use Outlook.

 

Support

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your Microsoft Office 365 account, please contact the Help Desk at 509.527.4357 (HELP) or send an email to [email protected].

 

Pricing

The subscription is free as long as you’re an active student enrolled in classes or current faculty/staff member.