Spartan 365

Spartan 365 is a suite of Microsoft Office software customized and configured for MSU’s unique environment. Spartan 365 offers robust features, a secure, collaborative environment, and the ability to use on multiple devices.

Below are some of the available Spartan 365 tools. Additional Spartan 365 tools are being reviewed and will be rolled out in the future. You can login to your Spartan 365 account at spartan365.msu.edu.

 

Chat & Collaboration

Teams

Spartan 365 Teams iconTeams is the chat-based workspace tool that allows you to manage all of your conversations, files, and tools in one team workspace. This tool can be used across multiple devices.

Available for faculty, researchers, staff, and students.

Access Teams at spartan365.msu.edu and learn more about Microsoft Teams.

Collaboration & File Storage

Spartan Drive

Spartan 365 OneDrive iconSpartan Drive offers users a simple way to store, sync and share files with other people and devices. The files stored in Spartan Drive can be accessed directly from a web browser or from an operating system.

Available for students, faculty, researchers, and staff.

Access Spartan Drive at spartan365.msu.edu and learn more about Spartan Drive.

Delve

Spartan 365 Delve iconDelve helps you manage your Spartan 365 profile, and to discover and organize the information that’s likely to be most interesting to you right now – across Office 365

Available for students, faculty, researchers, and staff.

Access Delve at spartan365.msu.edu and learn more about Delve.

SharePoint

Spartan 365 SharePoint iconSharePoint is a web-based, collaborative platform that integrates with Spartan 365 products. This tool can be used to create an intranet or team sites.

Available for faculty, researchers, and staff.

Access SharePoint at spartan365.msu.edu and learn more about SharePoint.

Office Tools

Stream

Stream's logo: Two interlocked arrows.Microsoft Stream is a secure video service so you can manage who views your video content and determine how widely to share within your organization.

Microsoft Stream also helps you organize content into channels and groups so it’s easier to find. Microsoft Stream works well with other Office 365 apps like Teams, SharePoint, OneNote, giving even more ways to discover more relevant content.

OneNote

Spartan 365 Notes iconOneNote is a digital notebook you can use across multiple devices or through any web browser. OneNote automatically saves and synchronizes your notes and allows you the ability to share and collaborate.

Available for students, faculty, researchers, and staff.

Access OneNote at spartan365.msu.edu and learn more about OneNote.

Sway

Spartan 365 Sway iconSway allows you to design and create presentations that will be presented primarily onscreen rather than to an audience.

Available for students, faculty, researchers, and staff.

Access Sway at spartan365.msu.edu and learn more about Sway.

Forms

Spartan 365 Forms iconForms allows you to create surveys, quizzes, and polls, and to easily see results as they come in. When you create a quiz or form, you can invite others to respond to it using any web browser, even on mobile devices.

Available for students, faculty, researchers, and staff.

Access Forms at spartan365.msu.edu and learn more about Forms.

Office Pro Plus Licenses

MSU licensed Spartan 365 Office Pro Plus software (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Sway, and Outlook) for use by the MSU community at no added cost. This software is available for Mac, PC, and mobile devices.

Spartan Mail

Spartan Mail is the robust email and calendaring solution available for MSU Faculty, Staff, retirees, and MSU undergraduate & graduate students.

Learn more about Spartan Mail and MSU Mail Protection.

Data Protections

Microsoft’s Enterprise Agreement for Spartan 365 provides compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). This means student and health information are protected and onshore data storage is ensured.

As part of MSU’s Spartan 365 agreement, Microsoft will not mine individual data and will only access that data for troubleshooting needs or malware prevention.

Spartan 365 customer data belongs to individuals and they can export their data at any time.