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 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.

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.

Chat & Conferencing

Spartan Skype

Spartan 365 Skype iconSkype for Business allows you to instant message, group chat, make calls, video conference, and share files. This tool can be used across multiple devices.

Available for faculty, researchers, and staff.

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

Office Tools

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 for use by the MSU community at no added cost.

Spartan Mail

Available for undergraduate students and selected departments.

Spartan Mail is the robust email and calendaring solution available to all MSU undergraduate students.

Spartan Mail is currently being rolled out to other MSU individuals and units.

Benefits

  • Office Pro Plus download – including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Sway, and Outlook
  • Available for both Mac and PC computers
  • Available for desktop, laptop, and mobile devices
  • User-friendly web interface
  • MSU Mail Protection

Learn more about Spartan Mail.

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.