Office 365: Essential Training

Microsoft Office is an office productivity suite. First released in 1989 as a bundle of three applications, Office now includes eight applications and has more than a billion users worldwide.  There are several versions of Office currently in use on campus.  Office 365 is currently installed in almost all DePaul classrooms and labs.

Training for Office Versions

Office at DePaul

Office Applications

Access: a Database Application, which allows you to gather, track, and report data. Access is available for Windows computers only.

Word: a Word Processor, which allows you to write papers, letters, reports, and memos.

Excel: a Spreadsheet Application, which allows you to crunch numbers, sort and organize data, generate graphs, and create lists.

OneNote: a Digital Notebook, which allows you to clip, snip, jot, doodle, type notes, save screenshots, link to websites, and documents, and organize your thoughts.  Notebooks can be for personal use or shared.

Outlook: a Personal Information Manager, which allows you to send and receive email, manage your schedule, share calendars, track your to-do-list, and store notes in one place.

PowerPoint: a Presentation Application, which allows you to create, organize, and present slideshow presentations, complete with animations, special effects, music and even videos.

Publisher: a Desktop Publishing Application, which allows you to design newsletters, flyers, brochures, business cards, certificates, calendars, postcards, labels, envelopes, and catalogs and prepare documents for professional printing. Publisher is available for Windows-based computers only.