WHAT IS OFFICE 365?

Microsoft Office 365 for education will deliver the power of cloud productivity to educational institutions, helping to save time and money while increasing student and faculty productivity. Office 365 for education will combine the familiar Office desktop suite with online versions of Microsoft's next-generation communications and collaboration services. Office 365 for education will be simple to use and easy to administer-all backed by the robust security and guaranteed reliability you expect from a world-class service provider.

Office 365 Features

Office 365 Education

  • Students and educators are eligible for Office 365 Education for free, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and now Microsoft Teams, plus additional classroom tools.
  • When you use Office 365 Education in the classroom, your students learn a suite of skills and applications that employers value most.
  • Create collaborative classrooms, connect in professional learning communities, and communicate with school staff with the power of OneDrive, Teams, Skype, and more -- all from a single experience in Office 365 Education.

Office 365 Apps

  • View, edit, and create documents with the familiar Office interface optimized for mobile phones and tablets.
  • Install Office on your desktop, with Office 365 auto-updates you're always up to date.
  • Unlock advanced editing, formatting and co-authoring features on your device.

OneDrive for Business

  • OneDrive connects you to all your files in Office 365 so you can share and work together from anywhere while protecting your work.
  • Easily store, access and discover your personal and shared work files in Office 365, including Microsoft Teams, from all your devices.
  • Create, view, edit, and share files on the go with the OneDrive mobile app.

Microsoft Teams

  • Share your opinion, and your personality. Send gifs, stickers, and emojis in a group chat or in one-to-one messages.
  • Instantly go from group chat to video conference with the touch of a button. Teams of 10 or 10,000 can meet in one place, no matter how many places they're in.
  • Never do that frantic, searching-for-files thing ever again. In Teams you can access, share, and edit Word docs, PowerPoint, and Excel files in real time.

Exchange Online

  • Exchange helps you collaborate on your critical documents and gives you a focused inbox that prioritizes important messages and adapts to your work style, so you can get more done–fast.
  • Get access to a more personalized inbox with helpful features and a smarter, more organized way to view and interact with email.
  • Organize your time with a calendaring system that goes beyond basic scheduling of appointments and commitments.

SharePoint Online

  • Share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork, quickly find information, and seamlessly collaborate across the organization.
  • SharePoint empowers teamwork with dynamic and productive team sites for every project team, department, and division.
  • Build cohesion and inform your employees throughout your intranet.
 

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Stay connected to your learning community

  • Simplify the way you work together with powerful communication tools.
  • Keep people connected. Connect even more easily with a unified contact card that brings together SharePoint, Facebook, and LinkedIn updates and lets you start an IM, call, or video chat with just a click.
  • Online Document Storage. Provide IT-managed online storage to everyone at your institution with OneDrive. Store documents in the cloud and share with others-even outside your organization.
  • Hold multi-party meetings. Work together anywhere with conferencing that includes advanced sharing, note taking, and annotations.
  • Help protect your data. Get peace of mind with a 99.9% uptime SLA, continuous data backups, robust disaster recovery capabilities, globally redundant data centers, and no scanning of email or files for advertising.

Experience Office virtually anywhere

  • Provide students, faculty, and staff with the Office applications they know, optimized for their devices, so they can work their best wherever they happen to be.
  • Office Web Apps. Free enhanced Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote Web Apps allow students to work across multiple devices, right from a browser. Multiple users can work on the same document together.
  • Get Office fast. With the new streaming Office, you don't have to wait for Office installs or stop working to receive Office updates. Plus, the new Office can be installed side by side with previous versions of Office.
  • Roaming settings. Your recent documents, settings, and custom dictionaries follow your Microsoft account, so you can quickly pick up where you left off from any device.

Run it the way you want

  • Office 365 provides the flexibility you need to run your educational institution the way that works best for you.
  • Unified admin experience. Easily manage Office 365 services from any browser, while still having advanced PowerShell commands available for automating management tasks.
  • Free up valuable resources. Reduce costs and free up time associated with deployment, maintenance, and management of on-premises servers, providing more time for IT to focus on education-related workloads.
  • Take advantage of new apps. With the new cloud app model you can build scalable, and flexible cloud apps that integrate with users' documents, The new corporate catalog app helps you manage apps available in your institution.