What are the file storage options in Office 365?


Office 365 provides two primary file storage and sharing solutions depending on your needs: OneDrive for Business and Microsoft Teams.

OneDrive for Business

  • Microsoft's dedicated file hosting service.

  • Every MSU Denver Office 365 account provides 1 TB of OneDrive storage.

  • Recommended for personal, work-related file storage.

Microsoft Teams

  • Microsoft's unified communications platform.

  • Provides a host of collaboration features besides file sharing, including video calls, meetings, and presentations.

  • Recommended for group- and project-based file storage.

Who can use these file storage options?

MSU Denver students, faculty, and staff have access to these file storage options through their Office 365 account and license. All students, faculty, and staff receive five free copies of Microsoft Office for Windows and Mac or personal use at no additional cost.

How do I access these file storage options?

OneDrive for Business

Microsoft Teams

  • How do I access Teams?

  • Please refer the attached "Quick Start Guide for Office 365 and Teams" for instructions on file storage/sharing in Microsoft Teams.



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