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Microsoft SharePoint

Overview of Service

SharePoint Online is a platform for creating websites in Microsoft 365. SharePoint Sites store documents and other types of content using Libraries and Lists. When you want share information within your department (e.g.: an intranet) or with larger audiences, such as all faculty, staff or students, a SharePoint Communication Site is an excellent choice. Management of the Site is delegated to one or more individuals within the department for which it’s created, making it easy to directly control permissions and access as needed.

SharePoint also serves as the storage service behind Microsoft Teams. For each Team, a SharePoint Team Site is created to give the Team a place to collaborate on documents and content. These Team Sites are automatically accessible only to members of the Team, so they can work together easily and securely.

Description & Features

    • Store and organize documents in Document Libraries
    • Share tabular information in SharePoint Lists
    • Easily create Pages to display related content and information
    • Compose News Posts to share updates with the site's audience
    • Integrate with other applications in Microsoft Office 365
    • Securely share with Drexel faculty, professional staff and students

    Getting Started

    On the SharePoint Workshop Resources page, you can view training materials and access tutorials and resources from Microsoft related to SharePoint Online.

    Training Sessions

    Drexel IT offers SharePoint Workshops.

    Requesting Help

    For assistance with SharePoint Online and related systems, please contact SharePointSupport@drexel.edu or 215.895.1224.

    Additional Information

    SharePoint Online is designed to work with most modern web browsers. Please see Which browsers work with Office for the web for more details.