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Microsoft 365 & OneDrive for Business


For the remainder of the spring 2020 semester, all workshops will be presented via Zoom. All those registered for the workshop will receive an email with the Zoom link the morning of or day before the session. If the session is closed, contact us at to request the Zoom link.

Microsoft 365 brings together faculty, staff and students with diverse skills and experience in shared areas of interest. With Microsoft 365, you can store and share files, collaborate on documents simultaneously, use the Microsoft Web apps, and more!.

This introductory class focuses on OneDrive for Business and your personal interactions in Microsoft 365. During class, you will access OneDrive for Business, your personal online storage space, share files, understand what Sync means, and co-author a document. Finally, we will review the basics of a SharePoint site and Microsoft Team.

Course objectives:  

By the end of the session, attendees will be able to:

  • Log in, navigate and access your personal OneDrive for Business storage account.
  • Store existing files and create new files in OneDrive for Business.
  • Access your OneDrive for Business files from your file browser using Sync.
  • Differentiate when to use MS Teams vs. a SharePoint Site. (O365 vs. SharePoint Groups)
  • Understand limitations of the Microsoft Web Apps available
  • Request permission to create a MS Team or stand-alone Modern Site.

For questions about this workshop, please contact KU IT Technology Instruction at or 785-864-5155.

No handout is available
No how-to documentation is available


Attendees should have a basic understanding of how to:

  • Operate a computer, mouse, and keyboard
  • Open a web browser and navigate to a website

Attendees should bring their phones or devices for DUO authentication.