1. 1. Use a Web browser
  2. 2. Use MS Office 2016
  3. 3. Use the OneDrive app

You can log into your OneDrive for Business in three different ways:

  1. Web browser
  2. MS Office 2016
  3. OneDrive app

1. Use a Web browser

  • Log into: exchange.carleton.ca
  • Click on the “waffle grid” icon, located in the upper left-hand corner of the Exchange online web window.

2. Use MS Office 2016

  • MS Office 2016 (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, OneNote) can save and open directly into your OneDrive for Business Cloud storage.
    After selecting the File or Save menus, select OneDrive, and login using your full Carleton email address, username@cunet.carleton.ca (staff/faculty) or username@cmail.carleton.ca (student), and password.
    • PC User
      • Carleton’s Windows 10 image includes MS Office 2016.
    • Mac User
      • MS Office for 2016 for Mac is available from Microsoft:
        • After having previously enabled OneDrive, log into exchange.carleton.ca
        • Click on the words ① “Office 365” in the upper let hand corner of the web interface, and then ② “Install Office 2016”
          MS Office Download link in exchange.carleton.ca

3. Use the OneDrive app

  • You need never install and configure the optional sync app, OneDrive, on your Mac or PC. However if you do, a copy of the contents of your Cloud storage is synced onto your local drive. This allows for offline access.
    • PC User
      • The OneDrive app included in Carleton’s Windows 10 image can log into both your OneDrive for Business cloud storage, as well, if you have one, your personal OneDrive account, and sync your cloud files onto your local PC drive. You can find OneDrive app, alphabetically listed, under the Windows 10 start menu.
      • Login using your Carleton MC1 username@cunet.carleton.ca (staff/faculty) or username@cmail.carleton.ca (student), and MC1 password.
    • Mac user
  • Login using your MC1 username@cunet.carleton.ca (staff/faculty) or username@cmail.carleton.ca (student)
  • Your OneDrive for Business files will be sync’d to the local folder “OneDrive – Carleton University“, located in your home directory.

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