Microsoft Office 365 for Education 

Never Lose Your Homework Again

Microsoft Office 365 is a cloud-based communication and collaboration suite, hosted by Microsoft and available to many schools at little or no charge (depending on what plan best suits you). Office 365 will provide the ability for teachers and students to email, store files and collaborate on documents, spreadsheets and presentations in real time from school, work or home, all within a secure online environment.

Here's What You Can Get For Free:

Email and Calendars
Use business-class email through a rich and familiar Outlook experience you can access from your desktop or from a web browser using Outlook Web App. Get a 50 GB mailbox per user and send attachments up to 25 MB. Use your own domain name.

Online Conferencing
Host online meetings with audio and video using one-click screen sharing, HD video conferencing, and virtual whiteboard. Excellent for distance learning.

Instant Messaging & Skype
Connect with other Lync users via instant message, voice calls, and video calls, and let people know your availability with your online status. Share presence, IM, and audio calling with Skype users.

File Storage and Sharing
OneDrive for Business gives users 1 TB of personal storage that syncs with their PC for offline access. Easily share documents with others through Office or SharePoint.

Team Sites
Work together on projects, in study groups, or in clubs with team sites that help keep related documents, notes, tasks, and conversations organized together.

Office Online
Create and *edit Word, OneNote, PowerPoint, and Excel documents from any modern browser.

Sync email, calendar, and contacts; access SharePoint sites; view and edit Office documents with Office Online using a browser on Windows Phone, iOS, and Android devices.

Get peace of mind knowing your services are available with a guaranteed 99.9% uptime, financially backed service level agreement (SLA).

Cutting-edge security practices with five layers of security and proactive monitoring help keep your data safe.

Up To Date
No need to pay for version upgrades; updates are included in your subscription. New features are rolled out to Office 365 customers in an IT-configurable experience.

Source: Microsoft Education Plans
*Editing Available in Select Plans Only

But What About Security?
Is My Data Safe in the Cloud?

Schools are ultimately responsible for the privacy and security of their student and staff data. Our friends at Microsoft have provided answers to the most commonly asked questions on this topic.


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