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The following information is provided to assist people in using MS Excel.

What is Microsoft Excel?

Excel is a spreadsheet program in the Microsoft Office system. You can use Excel to create and format workbooks (a collection of spreadsheets) in order to analyze data. Excel can also be used to track data, build models for analyzing data, write formulas to perform calculations on that data, pivot the data in numerous ways, and present data in a variety of professional looking charts.

Where can I get Microsoft Excel?

Microsoft Student Advantage Program:

Our University has made an agreement with Microsoft to provide Office 365 software applications to every one of our students for free. Through this program every student is entitled to the latest version(s) of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and more for as long as they’re a student here and the program continues.

For additional information please visit the helpdesk webpage.

How do I use Microsoft Excel?

Access to Help In Excel:

Click on the Help menu and you may either search for a topic or choose Word Help.  You may also run through the Get Started with Excel for a quick tour of the software.

PC Users

Cheat sheet for MS Excel (PC Version) 

Macintosh Users

Cheat sheet for MS Excel (Mac Version)

 Microsoft Support and Training:

Users are encouraged to progress through the tutorials from Beginner to Intermediate then to Advanced. Please click the link to access: Microsoft tutorials