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You may find that specific apps in G Suite are more effective for your needs compared to Office 365. If you decide to switch, follow the guides below to learn more about transferring your existing O365 files to G Suite and perform familiar functions in each app.

For a comparison between Office 365 and G Suite apps, take a look at the Office 365 Vs. G Suite Comparison Charts (COMING SOON).
 

Switching to a G Suite App from Office 365

If you are familiar with Microsoft Office apps, but love the idea of working in a fully web-based collaborative environment, Google's guides will help you transition to G Suite. The guides below list common functions performed in each MS Office app, alongside the instructions for performing the same tasks in the G Suite app.

Work With Microsoft Office Files

You may need to work with Microsoft Office 365 files in G Suite or send someone a document you created in G suite as an Office 365 file. Find out how to accomplish either task with Google’s guide for working with Microsoft Office files.

 

Switching to a G Suite App from Another Penn State Service

G Suite has apps that are comparable to other Penn State Services outside of Office 365. Check out the guides below to learn how G Suite can perform similar functions to Box and Zoom.

Training for: 
Faculty
Staff
Students
Type of Training: 
Documentation
Training Topic: 
Collaboration
Communication
Teaching and Learning
Service or Technology: 
Microsoft O365
Training Level: 
Introduction

Training for: 
Faculty
Staff
Students
Type of Training: 
Documentation
Training Topic: 
Collaboration
Communication
Teaching and Learning
Service or Technology: 
Microsoft O365