Office 365 - FAQ - Questions Asked During the Parkland Kickoff Campaign

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  • Will the Office 365 link to 25Live?
    • Not currently but it may in a future version of 25Live.

  • Can documents be shared with a student that doesn’t have Office 365?
    • If you want to allow access to the file without requiring the user to sign in, deselect “Require sign-in”. You will want to deselect this if the recipient does not have a Microsoft account.
      Please refer to: Office 365 (Online) - Sharing a Document

  • Can Linux be used to access the Office 365 web client?
    • The operating system does not matter. The Office 365 web client just needs a supported web browser.
      Refer to this article for more information: Office 365 (Web) - Compatibility

  • Will email addresses change?
    • No, email addresses will remain as is.

  • In regards to the calendar, is there an option to select different days, like Ad Hoc?
    • No, if you have an ad hoc appointment, the recommendation is to cut and paste.

  • Can OneDrive be used to back up files?
    • Yes, please refer to: Document 51799 is unavailable at this time.

  • Instead of potentially three email addresses, will there only be one?
    • To be determined

  • Does student email go into Cobra? What will happen to the Cobra instructor email?
    • To be determined

  • Will sent email be migrated over?
    • Yes, please refer to: Document 50998 is unavailable at this time.

  • Will task list migrate over?
    • Yes, please refer to: Document 51003 is unavailable at this time.

  • Does this work on a PC or a Mac?
    • Yes, Office 365 will work on both PCs and Macs.

  • Is sharing of emails possible?
    • Yes, please refer to: Document 31658 is unavailable at this time.

  • Do you have a room for 25Live?
    • This issue is still being addressed.

Tech Service Desk: Contact and Hours

Room A184 * 217-353-3333 * * 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. M-Th. / 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fridays

Satellite location * Parkland Library * 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. M-Th. / 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Fridays

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Owner:Jason G.Group:Parkland College
Created:2015-06-30 14:15 CDTUpdated:2015-07-06 14:47 CDT
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