Microsoft March Spotlight: OneNote

Learn the basics

March 09, 2020 |


Did you know students and employees get five free downloads of Microsoft Office 365 for use on their work, personal, and mobile devices? Through Office 365, you have access to a variety of helpful apps. Learn all about them during Microsoft March!

What is OneNote?

Microsoft OneNote is an app within Microsoft Office 365 that all Minnesota State Mankato students and employees have access to - for free! OneNote is a digital notebook that makes note-taking easy. Use it to take notes in the ways that work best for you - typing, sketching, highlighting, audio, photos, and more! Notes are stored in the cloud so you never lose them. OneNote is used in a variety of ways at Minnesota State Mankato:

  • Easily take notes in class or during meetings
  • Use Class Notebook to share notes between teachers and students
  • Share information among employees
  • Collaborate on notes in group settings
  • Backup information to the cloud
  • And more!


What Can I Do With OneNote?

Quick Start Articles

  • Create and organize notebooks
  • Add media like photos, sketches, and audio to your notebooks
  • Share notebooks for team collaboration
  • Safe cloud storage for access on all devices
  • Use dark mode to take notes in low light settings


Accessing OneNote

Use your MavMAIL credentials to sign into OneNote. You can access OneNote in a variety of ways:


Additional Resources:

Training Videos from LinkedIn Learning (Windows)

Training Videos from LinkedIn Learning (MAC)

Training Videos From Microsoft

OneNote Help Center


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