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Office 365

Click the picture below to access the Office page. Click the orange Sign In button to sign into your Office 365 account.

Office 365

Getting Started with Office 365

Your instructors, the school administration, and other departments at Fortis College will use your school email address to contact you.  Also, in many of your classes, you may be required to design and present essays, spreadsheets, or slide presentations of your work to your instructor. Some of the Microsoft Office 365 suite includes applications you will like use.  Some of the platforms that you will use are all a part of your Microsoft Office 365 suite.

  1. Microsoft Outlook is your school email.  The naming convention is {FirstName}{LastName} 

  2. Microsoft Word is widely used for drafting correspondence, drafting academic essays, and for designing posters and leaflets.

  3. Microsoft Excel is the universal standard in spreadsheets and other forms of record keeping, inventory, and statistical analysis.

  4. Microsoft PowerPoint is used for designing thought-provoking presentations in any and all subjects, and can be designed as simple slide presentations, or elaborate, multi-media spectacles.

Follow the links in the below modules for video tutorials in all Office 365 Suite platforms, these are beginner guides, but you will be able to follow additional links to more advanced tutorials from these videos on YouTube.
MS Word Guide - beginner level instruction on getting started with Word
MS Powerpoint Guide - beginner level instruction on getting started with PowerPoint
MS Excel Guide - beginner level instruction on getting started with Excel


If you need further assistance, visit the librarian in the Learning Resource Center, call the librarian at (770)765-5927, or email at


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