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Office 365 OneDrive

Office 365 and OneDrive

Office 365 is a suite of apps that include both desktop versions and apps available through a browser. In addition to traditional Office applications you have other apps including Teams, Planner, SharePoint, Power Automate, Power Apps, and many more.


OneDrive offers users a way to store files in the cloud, share files with other users, and sync files on all their devices. It is a cloud storage service available in Windows, Office 365, and to anyone with a Microsoft account. Learn to effectively use this tool by attending a class at the Computer Education & and Training Center at UMSL. [More on OneDrive]

Virtual Classes: Our OneDrive class is now available online with an instructor present for the entire course. You will see the instructor's screen throughout the class and you can share your screen if you need individual help from the instructor. You will have time to practice, ask questions, and receive hands-on training. In addition, you will be able to log in to our Office 365/OneDrive accounts to use during class.

In-person classes are also available at our West County facility with limited enrollments to promote social distancing. When you register, choose your class section based on how you want to attend the class: virtual or in-person.

  • Select "Live Online" if you want to attend virtually from your workplace or home.
  • Choose "West County In-Person" if you want to attend a class at our West County location.

For more information, email info@cetc.umsl.edu.

Introduction to Office 365

(Prerequisite: Experience with Windows.) Learn the basics of navigation in Office 365, how to customize the start page, and how to search for apps, documents, people, etc. Discover how to use Forms to create surveys and quizzes and share those with colleagues or those outside your organization. Understand how to use Planner to track your tasks and work with others. Learn the role of Delve in finding relevant documents and in enhancing collaboration with other users. Discover the purpose of Teams and how it can serve as your central communication hub. Understand the Office 365 environment and gain an overview of the many apps that make up the suite.
Fee: $129

Half-Day Class Meets 8:30am-12:00pm (3.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E2005 Tues., Aug. 17Virtual/WCAllan Crean

Introduction to OneDrive

(Prerequisite: Experience with Windows.) Learn the basics of managing files and organizing your documents in the Office 365/OneDrive cloud environment. Understand how to navigate the interface and explore the content within OneDrive. Learn to upload, delete, rename, copy, and move files as well as how to create and arrange folders in order to manage documents. Understand best practices in organizing OneDrive. Learn to download PDF files from the web and store them on OneDrive, and practice saving files from other applications to OneDrive. Discover how to share files with others, collaborate on documents, and learn to establish permissions on documents and folders. Additional topics include using OneDrive for Windows locally, and syncing files with the cloud. [Course Outline]
Fee: $129

Half-Day Class Meets 8:30am-12:00pm (3.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E1651 Fri., June 25Virtual/WCDawn Robinson
E2007 Tues., Aug. 31Virtual/WCDawn Robinson

If you would like to register for a course, call (314) 984-9000 or register online.

We also have classes in SharePoint Online that help you with document management and fostering collaboration with teams.