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What is OneDrive?

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OneDrive is a cloud-based storage platform from Microsoft. It provides a secure environment for storing, sharing, and collaborating on files.

For the Alamo Colleges District, OneDrive is essential for enabling easy digital content access and exchange between students, staff, and faculty members.

OneDrive supports remote and hybrid learning, increasing productivity and ensuring that educational activities continue uninterrupted, regardless of physical location.

How do I get OneDrive?

OneDrive is already included in your Microsoft Office suite. As an Alamo Colleges student, faculty member, ot employee, you instantly gain FREE access to Microsoft Office.

All you need to do is login to Microsoft office, or access any of your desktop apps and you can start using OneDrive. For more information, visit Getting Started with OneDrive.

Do I need OneDrive?

Yes, if you are going to be frequently using apps such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel for work or school you should absolutely use OneDrive so you never have to worry about losing important files, and you can easily share documents with your colleagues, professors, and co-workers.

Visit Sharing Files & Folders to learn how to collaborate on files with others in your organization.

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For more information about Microsoft OneDrive, visit the Microsoft support & learning center.


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