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OneDrive and Office Online

Collaborate on Office documents and store files within Microsoft 365

Microsoft Office Online and OneDrive are now available through your Microsoft 365 account, providing you with online versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote, as well as 25 TB of cloud storage. The storage offered through OneDrive is in addition to your email storage of 100GB.


OneDrive, Word Online, Excel Online, PowerPoint Online, and OneNote Online will appear as new tiles after you click on the app launcher (the square in the top left corner) in webmail​, or at Click one of the app tiles to:

  • create and share Office documents (Word Online, Excel Online, PowerPoint Online, or OneNote Online)
  • store, open, and share online files (OneDrive)

Once you’re signed in, the documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and notebooks you create in the Office Online programs are stored in your OneDrive. You can share your documents via link and work on them with other people. In the Office Online programs, you can work together at the same time and see each other’s changes immediately.

You can also open these online documents in the Office programs you have installed on your computer, and work on them while they’re stored in your OneDrive. Office Online runs in your web browser, so there’s nothing to download or install. 

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Data security

Microsoft 365 applications are approved for the following Risk Classifications as defined by the Information Security Office.

Risk Classifications Applications
All classifications - High & PHI only if Secure: is used in the subject line. Outlook/Mail/Exchange
All classifications - High-Risk & PHI only with Cardinal Key
  • OneDrive
  • Teams
  • SharePoint
  • Word
  • Excell
  • OneNote
  • PowerPoint
  • Planner
  • PowerBI
Low and Moderate Risk Data
  • Calendar
  • People (Contacts)
  • Tasks
  • To-Do
  • Forms
  • Sway
  • Stream
  • Flow
  • PowerApps
  • Yammer


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Last modified February 26, 2024