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Microsoft Office 365 for Faculty/Staff

Office 365 is a collection of cloud-based productivity and collaboration tools developed by Microsoft.  All DePaul faculty and staff have access to an Office 365 account.

Office 365 provides services to DePaul that can help you to:

  • Store and share files in the cloud
  • Search and find content quickly
  • Collaborate in real-time with other Office 365 users

What Office 365 features are included in this offering?

What type of DePaul data can I store on OneDrive?

Access to and Responsible Use of Data Policy governs where and how DePaul data should be managed.  For an overview of some examples of data and where they should be stored, see the sample list below.  Additional guidance for any data not covered here can be found in the policy.    

Description Data Type** DePaul Box,Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive U/W Cloud Services*
Credit/Debit Card Number
Highly Sensitive Data No No No
Other bank or financial account numbers
Highly Sensitive Data No No No
Drivers license numbers and other government identification card numbers Highly Sensitive Data No Yes No
Passwords, pins and similar data that permit access to financial accounts or other personal data Highly Sensitive Data No No No
Social Security Number Highly Sensitive Data No Yes No
Class Information Internal Non-Restricted Data Yes Yes No
Employee names, telephone numbers and email addresses Internal Non-Restricted Data Yes Yes No
Employee job titles and dates of employment Internal Non-Restricted Data Yes Yes No
FERPA covered data Internal Restricted Data Yes Yes No
Student Financial Aid Data Internal Restricted Data No Yes No
HIPAA covered data Internal Restricted Data No Yes No
Employee pay rates or other confidential payroll data Internal Restricted Data Yes Yes No
Research data that does not contain subject identifiable data Internal Restricted Data Yes Yes No
Data posted on University bulletins and data on unrestricted University web sites Public Yes Yes Yes
*Cloud Storage Service Providers such as Dropbox, Personal Microsoft OneDrive, Personal Google Drive, Apple iCloud, AWS, Personal Box Account, Carbonite, etc. 

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