Office 365

Sharing files with OneDrive

You can share files and folders on OneDrive with people within or outside Dawson. To do so, open the contextual menu of the item to share (i.e. the three dots ‘…’): There are two options options available: if you choose Share, Office 365 will email invitations to the recipients, whereas with Get link a link […]

Outlook on the Web

Outlook on the Web is the Web client replacing Outlook Web Access (OWA). Access and activation To access Outlook on the Web go to Upon first launch you will be asked to answer a few questions to set your preferences. Make sure you choose the correct timezone (as the default is sometimes wrong), otherwise […]

OneDrive for Business

OneDrive business gives each Office 365 user an additional, 1TB cloud-based storage. What is the difference between OneDrive and OneDrive Business? OneDrive is personal storage that you get with either a Microsoft account or OneDrive Business is managed by the College and subject to College policies. It is also safer in the sense that […]

Office 365 ProPlus

Office 365 ProPlus is a version of Office that, thanks to our contract with Microsoft, the College employees and students can use at home or on their personal device. What it includes For PCs and Macs, full versions of Office 2016: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, Skype for Business. For iOS and Android tablets, Word, […]

Office 365 Email Migration

Starting in 2017, we are migrating all Exchange accounts to Office 365, which offers a cloud-based version of the same service faculty and staff use today. There is no interruption of service during the migration. Benefits Office 365 provides more storage (50GB as opposed to the default 500Mb on Exchange), constantly updated features, and better […]

Office 365

Office 365 is Microsoft cloud productivity suite. Login to Office 365 at by using your email address (for students, firstname.last[at] and your network password. You may also find your login information at MyDawson : My Dawson Life : Office 365 Account. What you get Office ProPlus for your PC or Mac, iOS or Android […]

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a collaboration platform that combines persistent workplace chat, video meetings, file storage, and application integration. Other resources Microsoft Teams Quick Guide for Education Microsoft instructor-led Webinars on Teams Microsoft Remote Learning Community Live support from 11AM to 2PM: click here (beware launches a Team-videoconference)

Change your Office365 and Network password

Step 1 Sign in to Office 365 with your Dawson email address and password by going to Step 2 Click on the top right icon that has your initials then click on my account Step 3 In the left panel click on “Security & Privacy” then click on “Password” to change your password.

Adhoc Room and Lab Booking using Office 365 Calendar

Introduction Computer labs (2F.18, 2F.20, 2F.24, 5B.2, 5B.3, and 5B.4) may be booked using Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Outlook Web App. Using Microsoft 365 Log in to Office 365: Select Outlook mail app: How to make a booking. To create a new computer lab booking: Select the Calendar function (bottom left). Click New > Calendar […]