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Microsoft Office 365 for Howard Community College

(question)  Should you have any questions or concerns regarding Microsoft 365, please notify the Technology Service Center for assistance. 

HCC is in the process of upgrading to Microsoft 365 on your HCC desktop by January 2021!

  1. The following products will be upgraded: Access, Excel, Outlook, OneDrive, OneNote, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word.
  2. Microsoft Teams will be installed, providing the functionality to chat, call, meet, and collaborate with others at HCC.  At this time, groups (teams) within Teams will not be created.
  3. All files will still be saved locally to your HCC office computer.
  4. Upgrades will begin November 17th. You will receive an email invitation for a drop in information session before your desktop is upgraded.

Expected Installation Timeframe:

Week Of:

Building(s)

Predominate Area(s)

Number of Desktops

11/16/2020 (starts 11/17)

Hickory Ridge

Math; ConEd

119 units

11/23/2020

Duncan Hall

BUCO; EWL

97 units

11/30/2020

Health Science

HS

91 units

12/07/2020

McCuan Hall

Senior Admin; PROD; Arts and Hum; Development;

99 units

12/14/2020N/ADrop In Trainings WeekN/A

01/05/2021

AC; RCF; SA; SET

BUCO; Social Science; Athletic and Fitness; Welcome Center; Public Safety; Finance; Fin Aid; Adm-ADV;

Rec and Reg; Career Services; Test Center; Student Life; SET

458 units

01/11/2021

AF; Clark; HVPA; HW

Intl Ed; PROD; Student Life; T&L;

71 units

01/18/2021

Additional Systems

TBD

TBD

Microsoft 365 Installation Directions For Personal Devices:

Training Opportunities:

Training/Information sessions will focus on Teams, OneDrive, data security, and new functionality.

DateLocation:Time(s)
11/17/2020Email will be sent to the area(s) targeted11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11/23/2020Email will be sent to the area(s) targeted10:30 AM -11:30 AM

11/24/2020

Email will be sent to the area(s) targeted10:30 AM -11:30 AM
11/30/2020Email will be sent to the area(s) targeted10:30 AM -11:30 AM
12/01/2020Email will be sent to the area(s) targeted10:30 AM -11:30 AM
12/07/2020Email will be sent to the area(s) targeted10:30 AM -11:30 AM
12/08/2020Email will be sent to the area(s) targeted10:30 AM -11:30 AM
12/14/2020Drop in trainings weekTBA
12/21/2020Email will be sent to the area(s) targeted10:30 AM -11:30 AM
12/22/2020Email will be sent to the area(s) targeted10:30 AM -11:30 AM
01/05/2021Email will be sent to the area(s) targeted10:30 AM -11:30 AM
01/06/2021Email will be sent to the area(s) targeted10:30 AM -11:30 AM
01/11/2021Email will be sent to the area(s) targeted10:30 AM -11:30 AM
01/12/2021Email will be sent to the area(s) targeted10:30 AM -11:30 AM
1/20/2021Email will be sent to staff & faculty2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Can't make a training?

You can download a narrated version of the PowerPoint presentation by clicking this link.

Need to Schedule Time for Microsoft 365 Help?:

You can now book an appointment online with our Technology Service Center for assistance!