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titleHow do I download the Microsoft 365 desktop apps on my computer?

Using either Mac or Windows, go to, log in with your SU username and password, and choose the software to install. Instructions to install the Microsoft 365 desktop apps is available at Installing Microsoft 365 Desktop Apps

titleHow do I download Microsoft 365 on my mobile device?

For iPhone or Android, go to the app store/play store and look up Microsoft 365 (Office). Make sure that the developer is Microsoft Corporation. Download the app, and then sign in with your Seattle University email and password.

titleWhat is the difference between my Office 365 account and the “Office 365 University” product?

Your Office 365 account is provided by Seattle University to all students, faculty, staff and alumni. It is directly attached to your normal Seattle University account. 

Office 365 University is a fee-based software subscription between you and Microsoft that allows you to download and install Microsoft applications on multiple devices. Services purchased via Office 365 University are NOT tied to your SU account. Learn more about Office 365 University.

titleWhat happens to my account when I graduate from SU?

After graduation, Seattle University alumni retain all email functionality. OneDrive storage is changed to read-only (new files cannot be added) and limited to 5 GB. Other Microsoft 365 services become unavailable.

titleWhat happens to my account when I am an alumni but also work at SU?

Yes!  People who are alumni and also staff/faculty/active students will have one Office Microsoft 365 account that includes all the features of a faculty/staff/active student Office 365 account. When you leave employment at Seattle University, the account will revert to an Alumni account.

titleHow do I set up mail forwarding with Microsoft 365?

To learn how to set up mail forwarding, please visit our /wiki/spaces/TKS/pages/229867541 page.

titleWhere can I learn more about Microsoft 365?

A resource you can visit is Microsoft's Office 365 Learning Center. Using the Microsoft website, you can also learn your way around Office 365.

Additionally, please visit our Microsoft 365 training page for more information on Teams, Outlook, SharePoint, and more services.

titleWhat is the process to build a site from a minimal tab template in the staff-journal?

To create a new site that only includes Posts and Files, and does not include the default Staff Journal tab, choose the “other” site template.  Here’s where you’ll find it:

  1. Open Teams

  2. Click the Teams icon on the left-hand menu and browse back to the “All Teams” menu

  3. Click Join or create team in the upper right corner

  4. Click “Create a team”

  5. On the “Select a team type” menu, choose Other

  6. Provide the new team with a name and description.

titleIs there a process I need to go through to get access to the software Visio? Will other SU staff need a license in order to be able to edit Visio charts that I create?

Your SU account (and every other SU account) has access to SharePoint’s version of Visio Online, which is a functional but limited version of Visio, and does not include access to a downloadable version of Visio.   You can access SharePoint’s version of Visio Online by going to a SharePoint document library and clicking New > Visio drawingVisio Plan 2 is an extra license that is not available to all fac/staff.  If you want extra Visio firepower you will need to purchase Visio; you can do so through the University’s technical purchasing departmentThe Visio desktop application requires a separate license, which requires staff and faculty to request the purchase of through technical purchasing.

titleDoes my Microsoft 365 account have access to Power Virtual Agents?

Unfortunately, we don’t have the tenant license for Power Virtual Agents. 

titleWhat is the difference between Microsoft Flow and Power Automate?

Flow and Power Automate are different; Power Automate is the umbrella service that allows you to create Flows, access connectors, and get into AI Builder (only the trial version is accessible today, but this is an access point for AI Builder if we were licensed for it).



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