Office 365

What's New in Office 365?

All McDaniel College faculty and staff can download Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc) for their personal computers and mobile devices at no charge through the College's Office 365 web service. Office 365 also offers each individual a secure space for storage of documents in the cloud.

To download the software, follow these instructions:


How to install Office 365 on PC or Mac

How to install Office Apps on your Mobile Devices


To access your OneDrive cloud storage, follow these instructions:

Access OneDrive Cloud Storage from your web browser



Please remember that this is intended for your use on your own devices, not on computers owned and maintained by the College's I.T. Department.  If you need software upgrades or support for a College-owned machine, contact the I.T. Help Desk at x3390.



Tips for Office 365

Take sharing one step further in Word and PowerPoint with real-time co-authoring in documents. Keep it all straight with improved access to historical version of documents saved to your OneDrive for Business account.

Scroll through the resources listed below for tips and how-tos on using Office 365.


QuickStart Guides

Excel | OneNote | Outlook | PowerPoint | Word

Visit the links below for downloadable PDFs for Office applications on both platforms. Good news for users who need to switch between platforms—menus and tasks are more similar than ever! Need to do a mail merge with Word and Excel? The process is the same whether you're on a Mac or Windows PC.

QuickStart Guides for Windows
QuickStart Guides for Mac

Create a Task From Email (Mac)
Create a Task From Email (Windows)
Archiving and Deleting Emails (Windows)
Schedule Meetings With Outlook (Windows)
Schedule Meetings With Outlook (Mac)


OneDrive for Business


Use your McDaniel OneDrive for Business account, which comes with 1TB of storage, to make working with Office 365 applications even better. Signing in to your OneDrive for Business account is easy—just log in to the portal and click the OneDrive quick link.

Need an overview of what you can do with OneDrive? Watch these Microsoft videos for a brief tour of commonly used features.

Get Started With OneDrive for Business

Want more help getting started? Visit McDaniel IT's OneDrive for Business page for more how-tos.

OneDrive for Business at McDaniel


In-Depth Training

Want to learn more about what's available in Office 365? Hoonuit has a wide variety of video tutorials that range from beginner to advanced.

Log on to the McDaniel portal and click the Hoonuit quick link.

Atomic Learning quick link

Use the Search tab to access topics on all Office 365 applications.

Atomic Learning search tab

Or start with one of the topics listed here!


If you have questions about using Office 365 applications, or if you would like to request customized training for your department, please contact the I.T. Help Desk ( or call 410-871-3390).