Office 365 Application Matrix

The applications below are available by going to office.unc.edu and clicking the application icon (referenced as the waffle icon).

Key
This application is available for specified roles, supported, and able to perform all of the functions very well, with few or no issues.
This application is available to some specified roles and has limited support of some basic functions.
This application is not available for the specified role.
 Application Description Faculty/Staff Student

 365OneNoteOneNote

Take a quick note before you forget it. Share your meeting notes so everyone is on the same page. Organize all your class notes and ace that exam. OneNote is a digital notebook. Whether you’re at home, in school, or in the office, use OneNote to take notes wherever you go. And OneNote automatically saves and synchronizes your notes so you can focus on your thoughts and ideas.

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365ClassNotebookClass Notebook

The OneNote Class Notebook is an app that helps you set up OneNote in your class. This app will create a class notebook, which includes three types of sub-notebooks:

  • Student Notebooks— private notebooks that are shared between each teacher and their individual students. Teachers can access these notebooks at any time, but students cannot see other students’ notebooks.
  • Content Library— a notebook for teachers to share course materials with students. Teachers can add and edit its materials, but for students, the notebook is read-only.
  • Collaboration Space— a notebook for all students and the teacher in the class to share, organize, and collaborate.

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365MailMail

Your online mailbox in Office 365. Access email, contacts, and shared calendars anywhere.

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365CalendarCalendar

Add meetings, appointments, and other events to your calendar in Outlook Web App and track and share with others.

Your calendar in Outlook Web App lets you create and track appointments and meetings. You can create multiple calendars, link to other people’s calendars, and even share your calendar with other people in your organization.

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365SwaySway

Sway is an Office 365 app that helps you and your colleague’s express ideas using an interactive, web-based canvas. Sway’s design engine helps you quickly and easily produce professional, interactive, and visually appealing designs from images, text, documents, videos, maps, and more. You can also modify the results to get the unique look and feel you want. Sway makes your creation look great in any browser, on any screen, and you can share it with your customers and colleagues by simply sending a link.

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365WordWord

With Word on your PC, Mac, or mobile device, you can:

  • Create and format your document with Themes.
  • Review work with Track Changes.
  • Polish your words with proofing tools like Editor.
  • Save to OneDrive, to access your documents from your computer, tablet, or phone.
  • Share your work to chat, comment, and collaborate with others, wherever they are.

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365PwrPntPowerPoint

With PowerPoint Online you can create presentations right in your browser. Create and save your presentations in your OneDrive space, and edit and share them online. You don’t need any additional software and you don’t have to install anything.

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365ExcelExcel

Excel 2016 makes it easy to crunch numbers. With Excel, you can streamline data entry with AutoFill. Then, get chart recommendations based on your data, and create them with one click. Or, easily spot trends and patterns with data bars, color coding, and icons.

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365OneDriveOneDrive

With OneDrive, you can:

  • Create documents on your computer and edit them on your laptop, tablet, or phone.
  • Share files and photos with others.
  • Collaborate on Office documents with co-workers.
  • Get to your files and photos from anywhere, on any device.

Click here to learn more.

   

365FormsForms

Microsoft Forms is a new app that allows you to quickly and easily create custom quizzes, surveys, questionnaires, registrations and more. When you create a quiz or form, you can invite others to respond to it using any web browser, even on mobile devices. As results are submitted, you can use built-in analytics to evaluate responses. Form data, such as quiz results, can be easily exported to Excel for additional analysis or grading.

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365PlannerPlanner

Planner is an online application for managing projects and/or your team’s work. Create a plan, build a team, assign tasks, and update status—in a few easy steps.

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365PeoplePeople

People is where your personal contacts are stored and where you can view any address books that have been set up for your organization.

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365TasksTasks

Use your Tasks app to keep track of things that you need to do but don’t necessarily want to put on your calendar.

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365VideoVideo

Office 365 Video is a great place to view and share videos for your organization. Here is an introduction to Office 365 Video with links to more details.

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365SharePntSharePoint

When you sign in to your Office 365 account, you’ll see links to Newsfeed or Yammer, OneDrive, and SharePoint in the app launcher navigation. These are your entry points into SharePoint. You can use SharePoint to create internal websites for your department or your project team. You can use it as a secure place to store, organize, share, and access information from almost any device. All you need is a web browser, such as Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox.

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365DelveDelve

Delve helps you discover the information that’s likely to be most interesting to you right now – across all the Office 365 apps. Find information about people – and through people – and help others find you.

You don’t have to remember the title of a document or where it’s stored. Delve shows you documents no matter whether they are stored in OneDrive for Business or SharePoint in Office 365.

Delve never changes any permissions, so you’ll only see documents that you already have access to. Other people will not see your private documents.

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365NewsFeedNewsfeed

Visit the public newsfeed to stay in tune with conversations among your workmates, and to see other updates about their activities. The “Following” view of the newsfeed generally contains items that you’re likely to find most relevant and interesting. Here you primarily see posts created by people you’re following, and posts pertaining to other content you’re following, such as tags and documents. In addition to the “Following” view, you might occasionally be interested in browsing the “Everyone” view, the organization-wide newsfeed.

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365YammerYammer

Yammer is a private social network that helps you get connected to the right people, share information across teams, and organize around projects. Only your coworkers can join, so your communications on Yammer are secure and visible only to people within your organization.

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365PowerAppsPowerApps

In PowerApps, you can manage organizational data by running an app that you created or that someone else created and shared with you. Apps run on mobile devices such as phones, or you can run them in a browser by opening Dynamics 365. You can create an infinite variety of apps – all without learning a programming language such as C#.

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365FlowFlow

 Microsoft Flow is a product to help you set up automated workflows between your favorite apps and services to synchronize files, get notifications, collect data, and more.

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365Dynamic365Dynamic 365

Help your employees work more efficiently. Dynamics 365 pulls together your business process apps and familiar Microsoft Office 365 tools. Employees can do CRM tasks in Outlook and ERP tasks in Excel.

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Don’t See Your Question Here?
Check out UNC’s Office 365 Migration site. There are a lot of resources to help you become familiar with Office 365.

Check out Microsoft’s FAQs for Office 365 (https://support.office.com/). Microsoft also has some great training videos you can watch to become familiar with using Office 365 applications. Please visit the Office Training Center.