Office 365

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New Forms feature available in Office 365

Published: 19Jul2016

Microsoft has just released a Forms feature, available from the Office 365 portal at It is currently being deployed across all Office 365 accounts, so you may have to...

Mac Mail users: were you recently migrated to Office 365?

Published: 30Jul2015

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....

Skype for Business client: coming soon for Windows Lync users

Published: 21Apr2015

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...

MS Office 365 ProPlus now available for faculty & staff

Published: 19Jan2015

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....

NEW: Free cloud storage for students via Microsoft OneDrive

Published: 1Dec2014

Have you been wishing for more file storage space? Based on feedback from the IT Services 2014 student survey, you’re not alone....

Free access to MS Office 365 ProPlus for faculty & staff, starting in December

Published: 29Oct2014

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,...

Microsoft Office 365 coming in August for all McGill students

Published: 31Jul2014

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.  ...