Microsoft Copilot for M365

Enhance Productivity with Microsoft Copilot for M365

Copilot is a Microsoft AI tool that serves the enterprise. There are multiple versions of Copilot, including the free Copilot on the web version available to all users and Copilot for M365, available for a fee.

Copilot for M365 is integrated into Microsoft 365 and works alongside you, embedded in apps like Outlook, Teams, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel to augment creativity, productivity, and skills. You decide what to keep, modify, or discard. Copilot for M365 can help you be more productive in Outlook, more collaborative in Teams, more creative in Word, more expressive in PowerPoint, and more analytical in Excel.


Johns Hopkins users must log into Copilot for M365 with their JHED ID in order to properly protect all data and information.

Copilot for M365 in Outlook

  • Provide personalized suggestions, summaries, and insights 
  • Draft an email based on a short prompt adjust length and tone to sound more like you 
  • Schedule a meeting 
  • Summarize long email threads and offer suggested actions 
  • Keep on top of action items for meetings you can’t attend 

More about Copilot in Outlook 

Copilot in Outlook FAQ

Copilot for M365 in Teams

  • Record meetings, provides transcripts, details speakers 
  • Provide summaries and action items for meetings, even ones you can’t attend 
  • Give detailed responses to your questions about the meeting 
  • Answer questions and summarizes chat conversations 
  • Offer suggested actions in chat  

More about Copilot in Teams 

Copilot in Teams FAQ

Copilot for M365 in Word

  • Help create content based on your prompt and any associated files 
  • Add content to existing documents 
  • Summarize text 
  • Rewrite document sections 
  • Reformat appearance and styles to look like other documents when prompted 
  • Transform text into tables 

More about Copilot in Word 

Copilot in Word FAQ

Copilot for M365 in Excel

  • Analyze data and summarize trends in tables 
  • Highlight, sort, and filter tables to call attention to important details 
  • Reveal data correlations and suggest new formulas  
  • Answer questions and provides what-if scenarios 
  • Create graphs of insights 

More about Copilot in Excel 

Copilot in Excel FAQ

Copilot for M365 in PowerPoint

  • Create a presentation based on a Word document or a simple prompt 
  • Add or adjust slides  
  • Generate speaker notes 
  • Provide a summary of a presentation 
  • Answer questions based on the content in a presentation 

More about Copilot in PowerPoint 

Copilot in PowerPoint FAQ

Copilot for M365 in OneNote

  • Generate summaries 
  • Create to-do lists 
  • Analyze your ideas 
  • Rewrite your notes for more clarity 
  • Create new content like event plans and presentation ideas 

More about Copilot in OneNote 

Copilot in OneNote FAQ

Other Copilot for M365 Uses

Some of our technical teams are harnessing GitHub Copilot for web development to generate code suggestions and enhance productivity. These teams are also using Azure Open AI Service to run cutting-edge models on their own data. 

Solving big problems with GitHub Copilot – YouTube 

New easy way to add your data to Azure OpenAI Service – YouTube 


  • Copilot on the web is free, is not HIPAA-compliant, and is not connected to your M365 apps or data.
  • Copilot for M365 is available for $360/user/year. This version is HIPAA-compliant and connects with your M365 apps and data. Order from the Software Catalog.

Featured Case Studies


  • Copilot in Teams

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  • Prompting Tips When Using Copilot for M365

    To get good results when using Copilot for M365, it is important to ensure that your prompt is well-written. When writing your prompt, consider the importance of these components:  Mandatory Important  Nice-to-Have  Task  Context  Who    Examples  Format      Tone  Other tips for better results with Copilot.  Learn more about writing better prompts  Copilot…