MCC Student OneDrive FAQ

OneDrive is a personal 7 GB storage area and is provided with your MCC student e-mail account, which means you will have plenty of space for your documents and files. You can access OneDrive through your My MCC E-Mail. Use the Office Web Apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote) in OneDrive to create new files. Share the files with other students, faculty, and staff or anyone in the cloud. Files on your OneDrive are available anytime, anywhere. No need for portable drives. Work on Office Web App files at the same time with other students. Great for group project work. No more lost files, multiple file versions, or trying to find time to work together on a project.

How do I access OneDrive, my personal online file storage?

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  • Go to the My MCC Web Portal at https://mymcc.middlesex.mass.edu and logon using your Student ID  ("A" number) and your password.
  • Click the link for My MCC E-Mail under My Links
  • Click the link for OneDrive located in the top-right of the Office 365 window.

What kind of files can I store on my OneDrive?

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You can store any files on your OneDrive. Keep in mind that the MCC Computer and Network Usage Policy applies to all use of the MCC student email system and OneDrive.

How do I use Office Web Apps - Word, Excel, Powerpoint - to create files?

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Students can upload existing Microsoft Office files or create new Office documents using their OneDrive inside of Office 365 for Education. Here's how to access the Office Web Apps:

-          log onto your My MCC email account from the My MCC web portal,

-          click OneDrive (formerly known as SkyDrive) on the top of the Office 365 window

-           click New or Upload.

Can I share my Office Web App files with other students, faculty, anyone?

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Yes.

- Click the elipses (...) next to the file name and click Share.

- Enter the email addresses of the person or people you want to share the document with.

- Set the level of access (Can Edit or Can View) and whether sign-in is required.

- Click the Share button. 

An e-mail will be sent to the person(s) with a link to the document.

Can I store music and video files on my OneDrive account?

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You can store any files on your OneDrive. Keep in mind that the MCC Computer and Network Usage Policy applies to all use of the MCC student email system and OneDrive.

Attempting to store unlicensed files on your OneDrive will subject you to loss of service and other disciplinary action outlined in the MCC Computer and Network Usage Policy.

Can I use OneDrive for peer to peer programs to share files?

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No. The College does not allow person to person (peer to peer) applications on the College network and College storage facilities. Peer to peer file sharing is a violation of the MCC Computer and Network Usage Policy.

Where do I go for help with OneDrive?

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Visit the Microsoft OneDrive help and training center at http://explore.live.com/windows-live-skydrive-help-center

Last Modified: 11/5/14