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.
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.
- Office Pro Plus download – including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, and Outlook
- Available for both Mac and PC computers
- Available for desktop, laptop, and mobile devices
- User-friendly web interface
Learn more about Spartan Mail.
Spartan Drive storage is available for faculty, researchers, and staff. (Students availability will be coming during the summer of 2017.)
Spartan 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.
- 1TB of cloud storage
- Secure storage
- Ability to share with MSU or non-MSU individuals
- Integration with other Spartan 365 tools
Available for faculty, researchers, and staff.
Spartan Skype is a secure chatting, conferencing, and screen sharing tool that can be used across multiple devices.
- Secure chatting
- Secure file transfers
Learn more about Spartan Skype.
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.