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Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 at CCU

Office 365 is a cloud-based service that provides a single platform for Coastal Carolina University email, and for students, faculty and staff to access the latest versions of Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote) for Windows and OS X, and to get cloud-based mobile apps to access and edit files online including PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone and Android.

  • Jan. 31, 2017 ••
    Faculty/Staff Email Migration to Office 365
  • May 16, 2017 (delayed) ••
    Students/Alumni Transition to Office 365

The primary and initial phase of the rollout of Office 365 is the email upgrade to Exchange Online. The migration of email for faculty and staff began Jan. 31, 2017 and is now complete. The transition of email for students and alumni originally set for Tuesday, May 16, 2017, has been delayed; a revised transition schedule will be communicated here as soon as it is determined with the vendor. Following the migration, all official university communications will be sent and received through Office 365 via the same email address ( The only difference will be that students and alumni won't need to insert the "g" before Select your user group to learn more.

Office 365 features, timeline

Outlook/Mail gives you access to your CCU email, contacts and calendars on all of your devices, including your cell phone. By May 2017
OneDrive allows you to access your files from your desktop, mobile device and the web and facilitates sharing and collaboration through 1 TB of personal cloud storage. By May 2017
Office Online (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote) allows you to create and edit Word, OneNote, PowerPoint, and Excel documents from a browser. By May 2017
Office 365 Mobile Apps allows you to enjoy a fully installed Office experience across PCs, Macs, Windows tablets, iPad® and Android™ tablets, and most mobile devices. Each user can install Office on five devices: PCs or Macs, tablets (Windows, iPad, Android), and phones. By May 2017
Skype for Business By May 2017
Yammer enables connections among students, faculty and staff and to university information. By May 2017
Alumni Students Faculty/Staff
50GB Email    Check Mark (yes)     Check Mark (yes)     Check Mark (yes)
1TB of Storage in OneDrive       Check Mark (yes)     Check Mark (yes)
Office 365 for Windows and Mac       Check Mark (yes)     Check Mark (yes)
Office 365 for Tablets       Check Mark (yes)     Check Mark (yes)
Office 365 for Phones       Check Mark (yes)     Check Mark (yes)
Office 365 Web Apps       Check Mark (yes)     Check Mark (yes)