1) How to access OneDrive

a) Log into FamMail

i. Access http://www.famu.edu/ on your browser

ii. Click the green ‘Login’ Icon on the navigation bar, followed by ‘FAMMAIL’

iii. You will asked to enter your credentials, and then re-directed to Office 365

b) Click on top left '9 Box' Icon

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c) Click on "One Drive"

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2) How to upload a document to OneDrive

a) Click ‘Upload’, then ‘Files’

Upload to one drive


b) A windows 'File Upload' box will appear, select file

3) How to send and share a document stored with OneDrive

a) Right click on the file you wish to share

b) Click Share

Share files in one drive


c) A new window will appear. Enter email address

d) Change ‘Can Edit’ to ‘View’, unless you want to provide the recipient the ability to edit your document

e) Optionally, add a message

f) Click Share

Enter an e-mail address to Share files in one drive

Download and Install Office 2016 for Mac

  1. Sign in to Webmail using your FAMU credentials.
  2. Go to Settings > Office 365 Settings > Software.
  3. On the Software page, under Install Office 2016 for Mac, select Install to begin downloading the installer package.


  4. Once the download has completed, open Finder, go to Downloads, and double-click Microsoft_Office_2016_Installer.pkg.


  5. On the first installation screen, select Continue to begin the installation process.


  6. Enter your Mac login password to complete the installation.


Activate Office 2016 for Mac

After Office 2016 for Mac is installed, Word 2016 for Mac opens so you can activate Office and confirm your subscription. You should only have to do this once.

  1. Review the Word 2016 for Mac What's New screen, and then select Get started.


  2. On the Sign in to Activate Office screen, select Sign In, and then enter your FAMU account.
  3. After you sign in, you may see an alert asking for permission to access the Microsoft identity stored in your keychain. Select Allow or Always Allow to continue.
  4. On the next screen, choose an appearance for your Office installation, select Continue, and then select the Start Using Word button to open the app and complete the Office 2016 for Mac activation.


Launch an Office App

  1. Open Finder and select Applications in the sidebar.


  2. Find the Office app you want and double-click to open it.

Can Office 2016 for Mac and Office for Mac 2011 on the same computer?
  1. Yes, Office 2016 for Mac and Office for Mac 2011 at the same time. However, we recommend that you uninstall Office for Mac 2011 before you install the new version just to prevent any confusion.
Removing Microsoft Office 2011
  1. Click Go > Applications, and drag the Microsoft Office 2011 folder to Trash.
  2. Restart your computer.

How do I pin the Office app icons to the dock?

  1. Go to Finder > Applications and open the Office app you want.
  2. In the Dock, Control+click or right-click the app icon and choose Options > Keep in Dock.


IMPORTANT: This process installs Office 2016, which also uninstalls all older version (i.e. Office 2013, Office 2010). In addition, InfoPath 2013, SharePoint Designer 2013, or certain versions of Visio 2013 and Project 2013 are installed, installing Office 2016 will also uninstall these programs. You cannot reinstall them.

  1. Sign in to Office 365 via Webmail (FamMail)
  2. Click on Office 365


  3. On the Office page, select a Language, and then choose Install to install the 32-bit version. NOTE: To install the 64-bit version, choose 64-bit in the Version section before you choose Install.


  4. At the bottom of the screen, select Run.


  5. Follow the prompts and accept the license agreement.
  6. When you see "You're good to go," select All done.


Outlook Web App allows you to add other calendars to your calendar view. Depending on the permission levels you have been granted, you will be able to act on these permissions (Free/busy, Read, Write, etc.).

How do I add another person's calendar to my calendar view?
If you've received an invitation to share someone else's calendar, you can select the link in the invitation to add their calendar to your calendar view.
You can also go your Calendar to add other people's calendars to your view.

  1. Open the app launcher tool in the top left of your Outlook Web App window as shown below.


  1. Select calendar from the list of available apps.

OneDrive AppListing

  1. Within the Navigation Pane, right-click Other calendars. Or, touch and hold if you're using a touchscreen device.
  2. Select Open calendar.

OneDrive OpenCalendar

  1. To add a calendar that belongs to someone in your organization (or a resource calendar), enter their name in From Directory. This box works just like the To box on a new email message. After you've entered the name, select Open to search for and add the calendar.

OneDrive AddCalendar

  1. To add a calendar that has been published on the internet, such as a ShareURL, enter the URL in the Internet calendar box, and then select Open. The Internet calendar must be shared publicly and the URL should end with .ics.

After you've added the calendar, you can left-click on that calendar and interact with the events per the permissions you have been granted.
IMPORTANT: If you receive a URL from an Office 365 user and want to open up the URL via a web-browser, you must change 'HTTP' to 'HTTPS' for the URL to work properly.

Office 365 (OWA - Outlook Web Application) Creating Appointments and Meetings

Create an appointment

Click New event or double-click the calendar to open a new calendar item form.



  1. Enter a short description of the event.
  2. Add a location if you want.
  3. Select the starting date and time.
  4. Select the duration. Select All day for an all-day event. All-day events appear at the top of the calendar.
  5. Use Show as to choose how you want the time to appear on your calendar.
  6. Change or turn off the reminder.
  7. If you have write access/permissions to more than one calendar, choose which calendar to save it to.
  1. Set a repeating pattern if you want this event to repeat.
  2. Mark it as Private if you don't want anyone you've shared your calendar with to see the details.
  3. Use the Notes area to add any other information you want.
  4. Click Save icon to save your changes or Discard icon to cancel.


Create a meeting
A meeting is a calendar event that you send to other people. You create a meeting the same way you do an appointment, but you invite attendees and may add a resource such as a conference room/equipment.
After you've selected New event icon, you follow most of the same steps. To turn a calendar item into an invitation, start by entering the names of people you want to invite in the Attendees field.



  1. You can type names directly in the Attendees field to add them.
    Note: If you use the + (Add Attendees) button, the results of your search will be presented in a different format.
  2. Enter a location, or select Add a room to see a list of available conference rooms from your organization's address book. Select Scheduling Assistant to show the calendars of attendees.
  3. To see the availability of attendees and conference rooms, select Scheduling Assistant. When you're done, click OK icon to save your changes or Discard icon to cancel. Either will take you back to the event form where you can make any other changes you want before sending. For more information, see using the Scheduling Assistant.
  4. By default, Request responses is turned on, but you can turn it off if you don't want to know who has accepted or declined the invitation. If you leave request responses on, you'll receive a message as each attendee accepts or declines your invitation.
  5. Click Send icon to save your changes and send the invitation to the attendees or Discard icon to cancel.



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