Student Access to Microsoft Office

Did you know that all BooU students have FREE access to Microsoft Office software like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel on any computer*?

Here’s how:

1. Go to your campus email


LoginWindow2. Once you are logged in, the page will automatically open to your email (Outlook). Click on the OneDrive link in the top right of the screen.

OneDriveBar3. OneDrive is a cloud-based drive where all your Office365 documents will automatically be saved. You can save other documents to this storage area as well.

OneDrive4. Click on the + symbol to select which kind of new file you want: a Word document, Excel workbook, PowerPoint presentation, etc.

CreateDoc5. Voila!



*Note: Office 365 is only available over the web. There is no offline version, but as long as you can get on the Internet you will have access to your Office365 suite.

For FAQs, go here:

Get D2L Help Online – and in the Library

Librarian D2L Page

Faculty and instructors, if you’re looking for help with D2L for your courses, look no further.

The library staff is available to help set up, configure, and manage your D2L courses. Stop in, call, or email us today to ask a question.

Contact us!

If you want a more general overview, try the Up and Running with Desire2Learn tutorial on You can learn more about logging in and using over here.

Library Poetry Series: Michael Czarnecki

We were so excited to host poet Michael Czarnecki for the first of the library outreach series today! If you missed it, you can listen to the presentation here:

Michael Czarnecki answers audience questions

Michael Czarnecki answers audience questions

Image of Foothills Publishing books

Foothills Publishing Books

You can catch up with Michael at

On Facebook, you can see a daily photo and read a daily haiku at

New Library Hours!

Looking for a place to hang before heading back to Hiawatha student housing? The library will be open until 8:30 Monday through Thursday until The Villas at Baraboo are move-in ready!

Our hours for the beginning of the fall semester:
M-Th: 8-8:30
F: 8-4:30
S-Su: Closed

That means there’s research help, computers, internet, study space, snacks and beverages all at your fingertips!