Office 365

​​Overview

Office 365 combines the familiar Microsoft Office desktop suite with cloud-based versions of Microsoft's communications and collaboration services - including Office Web Apps, Office desktop applications, SharePoint, Teams, and Skype for Business to help individuals be productive from virtually anywhere through the Internet.

Additionally, Office 365 gives you the ability to install the full version of Microsoft Office for Mac and/or Windows on up to 5 personal computers, plus 5 mobile phones, and 5 tablets at no cost. Each individual affiliated with the university will also have 5 Terabytes (TB) of storage for their use through OneDrive for Business provided by Office 365. Live document sharing and editing is now available through Office 365 with the familiar Microsoft Office applications.

Visit the Microsoft Office Training Center to get started with learning all of the new tools in Office 365.

Benefits

Mobility: Work from virtually anywhere using trusted Office applications across your favorite devices – Windows, Macs, and mobile devices – and seamlessly move and work with your Office documents locally on your device or in the online environment.

Collaboration: Collaborate with teammates, partners, and/or students with documents that are always up to date and accessible from almost anywhere.

Communication: Skype for Business serves as your communication and presence hub making it easy to see when someone is available, connect via instant message, audio or video calls and host online meetings.

Content Management: SharePoint Online makes it easy to set up and manage online communities, wikis and blogs, make customized forms and create and manage content and documents.

Free Software: The Office 365 ProPlus program allows current AAMU faculty, staff, and students to download the latest versions of Microsoft Office software at no cost.