Current TU students, faculty and staff get online storage through OneDrive, and Microsoft applications - including Word,
Excel and PowerPoint - at no cost. Collaborate on documents accessed from TU desktops
or TU or personal devices with an Internet connection.
Students must be enrolled for the current or next semester to access these apps, or as long
as you have a valid NetID. NetIDs remain in place until 18 months after the last semester
Upcoming Microsoft Projects
Student move to Microsoft 365
Student email, calendar and storage accounts are moving from Google to Microsoft 365.
You can start using OneDrive for storage now. Learn more about the project at towson.edu/microsoft365studentmove.
Students: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, To Do and OneDrive. Coming soon: Outlook (email and calendar).
Faculty/Staff: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, Outlook, Bookings, Calendar, Class
Notebook, Forms, Lists, People, Power Apps, Power Automate, SharePoint, Staff Notebook,
Stream, Visio, Viva Insights.
How to access
An active TU NetID is required, and you may have to perform Duo Multi-Factor Authentication when accessing Microsoft 365 services.
Get an overview of Microsoft 365.
Excel is a spreadsheet software program, and a powerful documentation, data visualization
and analysis tool.
Create a form or quiz with questions, define settings, share your form, and check
the results. Learn more about using Forms.
If you are collecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII) or need a form for
the University website, see Requesting Electronic Forms.
Track information and organize work. Create a list from scratch, from Excel, from
an existing list, or from a template. Learn more about using Microsoft Lists.
This cloud service stores and protects files and allows you to share them from anywhere
on any device.
Outlook on the Web is TU's email and calendar service for faculty and staff. Send
and receive email messages, manage calendars, store contact names and numbers and
track tasks. Students will use Outlook for email and calendar
PowerPoint is a slideshow presentation tool.
SharePoint serves as a single source for storing, viewing, and updating documents
within an organization while providing additional features such as a calendar, task
list, announcements and more.
Word is a text processing and visual document creation tool that allows for collaboration,
sharing and editing.
Access Microsoft's searchable help articles. Explore LinkedIn for additional ways to use Microsoft 365. If you have trouble logging in with your NetID, contact the OTS Faculty/Staff Help Center or Student Computing Services.