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Office365 (KU’s myCommunity service)

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Overview

Office365 (KU’s myCommunity service) lets you customize your own spaces for projects, teams and groups using a single dynamic tool. Within myCommunity, KU students, faculty and staff have 1TB of free cloud storage via OneDrive for Business and access to online versions of Microsoft Office products through Office 365.

Built on Microsoft's SharePoint and Office 365 platforms, myCommunity includes integrated productivity tools, data management and collection tools, document sharing, 1TB of personal file storage, many of the features found on websites and social networks and more. myCommunity is integrated with Microsoft tools such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Skype for Business. And, because the service is cloud-based, it is accessible from computers and mobile devices anytime you have Internet access.

What's inside Office365 (KU's myCommunity service)?

Four components make up the basic elements of myCommunity:

  1. OneDrive for Business
  2. SharePoint Sites
  3. Teams
  4. Office Applications

And more (Planner, ToDo, Whiteboard, etc.)
 


Key Features of myCommunity:

Web Tools
• Access controls
• Search
• Personal profile page

Social Tools
• Newsfeeds
• Discussion forums
• Mobile apps
• Wiki

Productivity Tools
• Calendars
• Task and project management
• Simultaneous co-authoring
• Notifications

Manage Files
• File storage & sharing
• Document sharing
• Document versioning
• 1TB of personal storage

Data Management and Collection
• Web forms
• Surveys/Polls
• Data filters
• Custom views
• Exportable

Integration with other tools
• Word
• PowerPoint
• Excel
• OneNote
• Outlook
• Skype for Business 

 

Non-Approved Uses of Office365 (KU's myCommunity service)

Most data classified as "Level 1 - Confidential Information" by the KU Data Classification & Handling Policy, including information protected by HIPAA (health information), GLB (financials) and PCI (e-commerce), cannot be stored in myCommunity or on KU group file storage or personal file storage, including OneDrive for Business. For a complete list of data classified as "Level 1," please see the KU Data Classification & Handling Policy: Appendix 1. Please contact your Technology Support Staff regarding the special permissions and processes required to store Level 1 data.


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