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What is SharePoint Online?

SharePoint Online is a cloud base version of Microsoft's collaboration platform, allowing you to create team sites and access your team and organizational resources from anywhere.  SharePoint Online maintains the same capabilities of earlier versions, including document libraries, shared calendars and tasks, and offers additional features, such as various application integrations and the ability to collaborate with external teams.

How do I Request a Team Site?

Team sites are available to departments and may be requested through the OU IT Service Catalog.

Office 365 also provides access to Planner, which may also be used for collaboration and project management. Planner is recommended for smaller teams and groups that may not be associated with a campus department of college.  Planner is available to current faculty, staff and students and may be accessed as part of the productivity applications available through

Getting Started with SharePoint Online

For more information about setting up your team site, please download the Training Guide, attached below:

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