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Overview

Microsoft Office 365 is a cloud suite of classic office products and additional cloud and web-based productivity tools.

Key Features

  • Create text documents with full formatting solutions.
  • Create mathematical spreadsheets.
  • Make sophisticated presentations.
  • Seamless email and calendar integrations.

Licensing

IS&T is currently transitioning to this new model for licensing O365 and Office Clients. If you need expedited access to any of the products or services not currently available to you, contact the IS&T Service Desk.

Your status at MIT determines which portions of 0365 you can access. If you need more access, contact the IS&T Service Desk.

MIT Affiliates
How do I tell if I'm an affiliate?

  • Office Online: web-based document editing
  • Instant messenger (IM), persistent chat, Yammer
  • OneDrive
  • Files and content management: file storage, sharing, information discovery, Groups, Planner
  • Microsoft Teams with video chat, classroom experiences, professional learning communities (PLC), and staff teams
  • OneNote Class Notebook, Sway
  • 5 TB quota for files

MIT Faculty Staff and Students

  • All the products and services MIT Affiliates receive
  • Office client applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Minecraft for Education with Code Builder

Email and Calendaring Pilot Participants

  • All the products/services their MIT affiliation provides
  • Fully integrated O365 email and calendar
  • Outlook on the Web

For more on the products included in O365, see Microsoft Education Licensing.

How to Obtain

To download Microsoft Office, visit the IS&T Microsoft Office page.

For instructions on activation, visit Office Activation.

How to Use

Office

Teams

A suite of online collaboration tools that brings together instant messaging, threaded conversations, meetings, audio or video calls, desktop and file sharing, and more. It works seamlessly with Office 365 apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, SharePoint, and OneNote.

For more see: Microsoft Teams for Education Landing Page

OneDrive

Email

Troubleshooting and FAQs

See Also

Have Questions or Still Need Help?

Additional escalation information for Help Staff can be found here:
  • [hd:Microsoft Product Recon MSCA]
  • [hd:Office 365 Activation]

IS&T Contributions

Documentation and information provided by IS&T staff members


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June 26, 2020

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