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==Description==   
 
==Description==   
'''Office 365''' is MCLA's official communication and groupware system. With '''Office 365''', you have access to your '''college email''' which lets you receive campus wide announcements and personal communications. There are also web-based office programs such as '''Word''' and cloud-based storage through '''Onedrive'''.  To use '''Office 365''' you must have a valid MCLA [[User ID and Password | A# and Password]]. '''Office 365''' can be accessed through the [http://sso.mcla.edu Portal Login Page].  
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'''Office 365''' is MCLA's official communication and groupware system. With '''Office 365''', you have access to your '''college email''' which lets you receive campus wide announcements and personal communications. There are also web-based office programs such as '''Word''' and cloud-based storage through '''Onedrive'''.  To use '''Office 365''' you must have a valid MyMCLA [[User ID and Password]]. '''Office 365''' can be accessed through the [http://sso.mcla.edu Portal Login Page].  
  
 
==<font color="#ff0000" face="verdana,arial" size="4">Office 365 CHECKLIST</font>==
 
==<font color="#ff0000" face="verdana,arial" size="4">Office 365 CHECKLIST</font>==
  
*1. '''Ensure you have activated your MyMCLA account and know what the correct password is'''
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*1. '''Ensure you have activated your MyMCLA account and know what the correct password is.'''
**[https://ssl.mcla.edu/edir/acctclaim/ Click here to activate your <font color="#ff0000" face="verdana,arial" size="2"> MyMCLA account</font>]
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**Click here for instructions on how to [[Activate your MyMCLA Account]].
**[https://ssl.mcla.edu/edir/pwdreset/ Cick here to reset a lost password]
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**Click here for instructions on how to [[Reset a Lost MyMCLA Account Password]].
  
 
*2. '''Confirm that you are using a supported web browser that will work with all the features Office 365 has to offer.'''
 
*2. '''Confirm that you are using a supported web browser that will work with all the features Office 365 has to offer.'''
The following is a list of recommended web browsers to use with Office 365.
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**For '''Windows 7+''' users:
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***Internet Explorer 11 ([https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17621/internet-explorer-downloads Download Site])
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***Firefox ([http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/ Download Site])
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***Chrome ([https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/ Download Site])
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**For '''Mac OSX''' Users:
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***Google Chrome ([https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/ Download Site])
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***Firefox ([http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/ Download Site])
  
*For Windows 7+ users:
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*3. '''Sign on to Office 365 using the Portal Login Page.'''
**Internet Explorer 11+ ([http://download.microsoft.com/download/3/A/2/3A2B7E95-24EF-44F6-A092-C9CF4D1878D0/IE11-Windows6.1.exe Download Site])
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**A. Click here to access the [http://sso.mcla.edu Portal Login Page].
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**B. Click '''Email''' on the top navigation bar.
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**C. Click the square dots on the top left of the page to access '''Office 365''' apps.  
  
*For Mac OSX Users:
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*4. '''Beware of Bookmarks!'''
**Google Chrome ([https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/ Download Site]) | Firefox ([http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/ Download Site])
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**Users should not bookmark the Portal Login Page. Using a bookmark may fail to load the page because it has old session information stored with the URL that was saved. It is best to login to the Portal Page by typing the address directly into the web browser (sso.mcla.edu) or clicking a redirect found on a MCLA website.
 
 
Not sure what operating system and web browser you are currently using? Use this tool located at: http://supportdetails.com/
 
 
 
*3. '''Sign on to Office 365 through MCLA's single sign on website:'''
 
[http://sso.mcla.edu Click here to login to <font color="#ff0000" face="verdana,arial" size="2"> MCLA's single sign on site (Office 365)]</font>]
 
 
 
Once you have signed in, look at the left side navigation for Office 365 links (Mail, Calendar, Documents, etc).
 
 
 
*4. '''Disable pop up blocker:'''
 
If you click on the options on the left, you may find that nothing happens because a pop up has blocked the Office 365 window from showing. If this happens to you, please refer to the [[How to allow sso.mcla.edu pop ups within your web browser|pop up blocker section]] and follow instruction on how to disable the pop up blocker. Click the option again once you have disabled the pop up blocker for the site.
 
 
 
*5. '''Beware of Bookmarks!'''
 
 
 
Its common that users will attempt to bookmark the http://sso.mcla.edu address. Upon the next attempt to use the bookmark it may fail because it has old session information stored with the URL that was saved. Its best to login to sso.mcla.edu by typing the address directly into the web browser accessing it through the link located on the http://campus.mcla.edu site which can be bookmarked safely.
 
  
 
==Information about Office 365==
 
==Information about Office 365==
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==Related Topics==
 
==Related Topics==
*[[User ID and Password]]
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*[[User ID and Password | MCLA Account Mangement]]
*[http://sso.mcla.edu MCLA's Single Sign On (SSO) Portal Site]
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*[http://sso.mcla.edu MCLA Portal Login Page]

Revision as of 14:47, 25 November 2019

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Description

Office 365 is MCLA's official communication and groupware system. With Office 365, you have access to your college email which lets you receive campus wide announcements and personal communications. There are also web-based office programs such as Word and cloud-based storage through Onedrive. To use Office 365 you must have a valid MyMCLA User ID and Password. Office 365 can be accessed through the Portal Login Page.

Office 365 CHECKLIST

  • 3. Sign on to Office 365 using the Portal Login Page.
    • A. Click here to access the Portal Login Page.
    • B. Click Email on the top navigation bar.
    • C. Click the square dots on the top left of the page to access Office 365 apps.
  • 4. Beware of Bookmarks!
    • Users should not bookmark the Portal Login Page. Using a bookmark may fail to load the page because it has old session information stored with the URL that was saved. It is best to login to the Portal Page by typing the address directly into the web browser (sso.mcla.edu) or clicking a redirect found on a MCLA website.

Information about Office 365

Office 365 Guides - Outlook Web App

Office 365 Guides - Campus Collaboration Sites

FAQ about Office 365

Related Topics