Microsoft Office 365: Getting Started

Office 365 is a collection of cloud-based productivity and collaboration tools developed by Microsoft.  All DePaul faculty, staff, and students have access to an Office 365 account.

Getting Started with Microsoft 365 Apps

Ways to Access BlueM@il

DePaul employees have several options for accessing their BlueM@il ( the Outlook Desktop App, the Outlook Web App, or through an email app on a smartphone or other mobile device.

View more detailed instructions for connecting to your BlueM@il through the web, desktop, or mobile app.

Microsoft Office 365


Microsoft 365 Apps:

Email and Calendar:

Meetings and Voice:

Social and Intranet:

Files and Content:

Work Management:



Office 365 provides services to DePaul that can help you to:

What Office 365 features are included in this offering?

What type of DePaul data can I store on OneDrive?

Important Note: Please review this Data Table to see what types of content is allowed to be stored.

Access to and Responsible Use of Data Policy governs where and how DePaul data should be managed.  For an overview of some examples of data and where they should be stored, see the sample list below.  Additional guidance for any data not covered here can be found in the policy.

*Cloud Storage Service Providers such as Dropbox, Personal Microsoft OneDrive, Personal Google Drive, Apple iCloud, AWS, Personal Box Account, Carbonite, etc.

Additional Information