Here is a brief description of Microsoft Office 365 and how to avail of its online subscription.
Microsoft 365, formerly Office 365, is a line of subscription services offered by Microsoft that includes the Microsoft Office product line. Microsoft Office 365 suite is that Microsoft provides the cloud service and, thus, eliminates a company’s IT maintenance tasks, such as patching and infrastructure support costs. The advantage is accessing Office 365 offerings using any device anywhere with an internet connection.
Office 365 features
Here are some of the most common Office 365 features:
ØOffice Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, Skype for Business, Access)
Ø Exchange Online (email, calendar, tasks)
Ø SharePoint Online (web portal for collaboration)
Ø Yammer (enterprise social networking)
Ø OneDrive ( 1 TB file storage)
Ø Planner (project management)
Ø Power BI (business intelligence)
Ø Delve (social document discovery)
Ø Video (a private video library)
Ø Sway (a tool for creating reports, presentations, and newsletters)
What University Offers?
The University of Punjab offers office 365 services to its Academia through an IT center. IT center plays a vibrant and dynamic role in handling the creation of usernames and passwords. Users can access through credentials information will be used to access the office 365 services.
How to access office 365 services?
The user can visit https://www.office.com to sign-in and key in username and password and enjoy office 365 services.
How to register?
The interested faculty members (regular) need to provide PU domain email and other related information to avail of office 365 services. This information shall be forwarded to Director IT, University of the Punjab for further action. The faculty members are requested to follow the link below.