Office 365

Office in education

Inspire, engage, collaborate, and work wonders in and out of the classroom with Office 365.
Four students sitting at a table outside, using Office 365 Education on tablets.
Office 365

Office in education

Inspire, engage, collaborate, and work wonders in and out of the classroom with Office 365.
Four students sitting at a table outside, using Office 365 Education on tablets.
Office 365

Office in education

Inspire, engage, collaborate, and work wonders in and out of the classroom with Office 365.

Get Office for free

Share and co-edit your schoolwork using Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote in real time—anywhere, any time, on any device. With 1 TB of OneDrive storage, you can keep all your work online for easy access.
Office 365 Education requires a valid school email address.
A laptop showing the Office 365 logo, and two tablets and a phone showing Office 365 in use.

What's included

Familiar Office experience
All students get online versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote. Some schools allow students to install the full Office applications on up to 5 PCs or Macs for free. If your school provides this benefit, you'll see the Install Office button on your Office 365 home page.
Easy, real time collaboration
Work with your classmates online and see each other's changes in real time with Office Online and OneDrive. No more emailing outdated versions back and forth.
Optimized note-taking tools
Type or handwrite notes, capture webpages, record audio/video, embed spreadsheets, and more with OneNote, available on all your devices.

Frequently asked questions

Office 365 Education is a collection of services that allows you to collaborate and share your schoolwork. It’s available for free to students who are currently attending an academic institution. Office 365 Education includes Office Online (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote), 1TB of OneDrive storage, Yammer, and SharePoint sites. Some schools allow students to install the full Office applications on up to 5 PCs or Macs for free. If your school provides this additional benefit, you'll see the Install Office button on your Office 365 home page after you complete sign-up.
You must be an active full-time or part-time student at an academic institution and:
  • Have a school-specific email address provided by the school (for example, contoso.edu) that can receive external email.
  • Be of legal age to sign up for an online offer individually (13 years old).
  • Have Internet access.
You can use the plan until you graduate or are no longer enrolled at a school. Your student eligibility may be re-verified at any time. When your Office 365 Education plan expires:
  • If you are using the full, installed Office applications, the Office applications will enter a reduced-functionality mode, which means that you can view documents, but you cannot edit or create new documents.
  • Online services associated with the school email address—for example, Office Online and OneDrive—will no longer work.
This account is associated with the school and should be used for school-appropriate content, such as homework and schoolwork. Permissions and access can be changed by the school’s IT administrator at any time.
Office 365 Education is licensed for use only by the individual student.
To install Office 365 Education, your PC or Mac must meet the minimum system requirements. View the system requirements.

Get Office 365 for you and your classroom

Office 365 Education is a collection of services that allows you to collaborate and share schoolwork. It’s available for free to teachers and students. The service includes online versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote, plus a OneNote Class Notebook and 1TB of storage in OneDrive.
Office 365 Education requires a valid school email address.
A laptop showing the Office 365 logo, and two tablets and a phone showing Office 365 in use.
Two small groups of students standing by lockers in the hall, using Office 365 on phones.

Work wonders with Office 365

Learn how to inspire, engage, and enable your students to do their best work using familiar Office applications across devices, while simplifying your life.

Power your class learning experiences with OneNote

Share note-taking, develop curriculum, and collaborate in real time. Or combine with digital ink to deliver rich educational experiences. OneNote makes it easy to share resources with your entire class or with individual students.
Three students smiling and looking at an ultrabook open on a table in a resource room.
Image of two tablets showing Office 365 in use.

Office on tablets

View, create, edit, and print Office documents on your Android, iPad, or Windows tablet with touch friendly Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more.

Store, share, and collaborate with OneDrive

Take advantage of your 1 TB OneDrive to store and share documents, access them from any of your devices, and coauthor in real time. Post homework assignments, collect and provide feedback on student papers, and work on documents on the go, from all your devices.
Image of two clouds placed over a PC monitor, laptop, tablet, and phone.
Screenshot of a PowerPoint slide showing the Office Mix logo.

Create online lessons with ease

With Office Mix you can record, write and draw on your slides, add quizzes and labs, share in the cloud, play back on any device, and see the results of your students in real time.

Information comes to you

Office Delve, included in your plan, surfaces personalized content to you from across Office 365. Delve shows you how you and other teachers connect with documents and one another.
A tablet, PC monitor, and phone showing Office Delve logo and pages.
Screenshot of an interactive Sway presentation, showing editing options.

Reimagine the ways your ideas come to life

Use Sway to create and share a polished, interactive, web-based canvas of your ideas with students or other teachers.  It’s ideal for presenting a research paper visually, recapping a field trip, and much more.

Frequently asked questions

Office 365 Education is a collection of services that allows you to collaborate and share your schoolwork. It’s available for free to teachers who are currently working at an academic institution and to students who are currently attending an academic institution. The service includes Office Online (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote), 1TB of OneDrive storage, Yammer, and SharePoint sites. Some schools allow teachers and students to install the full Office applications on up to 5 PCs or Macs for free. If your school provides this additional benefit, you'll see the Install Office button on your Office 365 home page after you complete sign-up.
You must be a full-time or part-time faculty or staff member at an academic institution and:
  • Have a school-specific email address provided by the school (for example, contoso.edu) that can receive external email.
  • Be of legal age to sign up for an online offer individually (13 years old).
  • Have Internet access.
You can use the plan as long as you are working at a qualified school. Your eligibility may be re-verified at any time. When your Office 365 Education plan expires:
  • The Office applications enter a reduced-functionality mode, which means that you can view documents, but you cannot edit or create new documents.
  • Online services associated with the school email address—for example, Office Online and OneDrive—will no longer work.
This account is associated with the school and should be used for school-appropriate content. Permissions and access can be changed by the school’s IT administrator at any time.
Office 365 Education is licensed for use only by the eligible teacher.
To install Office 365 Education, your PC or Mac must meet the minimum system requirements. View the system requirements.
In a class, a teacher bending over to help a student working at a PC.

The tools your school needs to succeed

Empower students and teachers to succeed with the dynamic set of education tools included in our Office 365 Education plan.
Provide staff, faculty, and students with free email, sites, online document editing and storage, IM, and web conferencing.

Accomplish more in the cloud

Deliver a best-in-class cloud productivity experience to help students and teachers work together in exciting new ways. Office 365 gives you the flexibility to work in online versions of the familiar Office applications or purchase the latest versions to install across PCs, Macs, iPad®and Android™ tablets, and phones. Plus, if you purchase Office for your faculty, you may be eligible to provide the Office applications to your students at no additional cost.
Image of two overlapping circles, with cloud in one, laptop in other, and tablet in both.
Image of the Yammer logo.

Build a social campus

Stay connected with secure, private social networking. Tools like Yammer help classmates and instructors keep in touch any time, encouraging open communication and deeper understandings.

Compliance minus compromise

Office 365 is the first major cloud-based productivity service to use security frameworks based on ISO 27001 standards verified by an independent auditor. Office 365 contractually commits to a robust Data Processing Agreement, the EU model clauses, and a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement to all customers.
A man standing near the top of an escalator, holding a tablet and smiling.

Frequently asked questions

Designed to help students and teachers work together in exciting ways, this global offering provides eligible customers with access to Microsoft Office 365, best-in-class cloud-based productivity and collaboration tools.
To see what’s included in Office 365 Education, visit the Office 365 Education plan page. You can enroll your school from there.
We've created a promotion kit to help you communicate to students and educators how they can take advantage of the state-of-the-art productivity and collaboration tools you are providing for them through Office 365. Learn more
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Students

Get Office for free

Share and co-edit your schoolwork using Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote in real time—anywhere, any time, on any device. With 1 TB of OneDrive storage, you can keep all your work online for easy access.
Office 365 Education requires a valid school email address.

What's included

Familiar Office experience
All students get online versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote. Some schools allow students to install the full Office applications on up to 5 PCs or Macs for free. If your school provides this benefit, you'll see the Install Office button on your Office 365 home page.
Easy, real time collaboration
Work with your classmates online and see each other's changes in real time with Office Online and OneDrive. No more emailing outdated versions back and forth.
Optimized note-taking tools
Type or handwrite notes, capture webpages, record audio/video, embed spreadsheets, and more with OneNote, available on all your devices.

Frequently asked questions

Office 365 Education is a collection of services that allows you to collaborate and share your schoolwork. It’s available for free to students who are currently attending an academic institution. Office 365 Education includes Office Online (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote), 1TB of OneDrive storage, Yammer, and SharePoint sites. Some schools allow students to install the full Office applications on up to 5 PCs or Macs for free. If your school provides this additional benefit, you'll see the Install Office button on your Office 365 home page after you complete sign-up.
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What are the eligibility requirements for Office 365 Education?
You must be an active full-time or part-time student at an academic institution and:
  • Have a school-specific email address provided by the school (for example, contoso.edu) that can receive external email.
  • Be of legal age to sign up for an online offer individually (13 years old).
  • Have Internet access.
You can use the plan until you graduate or are no longer enrolled at a school. Your student eligibility may be re-verified at any time. When your Office 365 Education plan expires:
  • If you are using the full, installed Office applications, the Office applications will enter a reduced-functionality mode, which means that you can view documents, but you cannot edit or create new documents.
  • Online services associated with the school email address—for example, Office Online and OneDrive—will no longer work.
This account is associated with the school and should be used for school-appropriate content, such as homework and schoolwork. Permissions and access can be changed by the school’s IT administrator at any time.
Office 365 Education is licensed for use only by the individual student.
ShowHide
What are the minimum system requirements for Office 365 Education?
To install Office 365 Education, your PC or Mac must meet the minimum system requirements. View the system requirements.
ShowHide
Teachers

Get Office 365 for you and your classroom

Office 365 Education is a collection of services that allows you to collaborate and share schoolwork. It’s available for free to teachers and students. The service includes online versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote, plus a OneNote Class Notebook and 1TB of storage in OneDrive.
Office 365 Education requires a valid school email address.
Two small groups of students standing by lockers in the hall, using Office 365 on phones.

Work wonders with Office 365

Learn how to inspire, engage, and enable your students to do their best work using familiar Office applications across devices, while simplifying your life.
Three students smiling and looking at an ultrabook open on a table in a resource room.

Power your class learning experiences with OneNote

Share note-taking, develop curriculum, and collaborate in real time. Or combine with digital ink to deliver rich educational experiences. OneNote makes it easy to share resources with your entire class or with individual students.
Image of two tablets showing Office 365 in use.

Office on tablets

View, create, edit, and print Office documents on your Android, iPad, or Windows tablet with touch friendly Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more.
Image of two clouds placed over a PC monitor, laptop, tablet, and phone.

Store, share, and collaborate with OneDrive

Take advantage of your 1 TB OneDrive to store and share documents, access them from any of your devices, and coauthor in real time. Post homework assignments, collect and provide feedback on student papers, and work on documents on the go, from all your devices.
Screenshot of a PowerPoint slide showing the Office Mix logo.

Create online lessons with ease

With Office Mix you can record, write and draw on your slides, add quizzes and labs, share in the cloud, play back on any device, and see the results of your students in real time.
A tablet, PC monitor, and phone showing Office Delve logo and pages.

Information comes to you

Office Delve, included in your plan, surfaces personalized content to you from across Office 365. Delve shows you how you and other teachers connect with documents and one another.
Screenshot of an interactive Sway presentation, showing editing options.

Reimagine the ways your ideas come to life

Use Sway to create and share a polished, interactive, web-based canvas of your ideas with students or other teachers.  It’s ideal for presenting a research paper visually, recapping a field trip, and much more.

Frequently asked questions

Office 365 Education is a collection of services that allows you to collaborate and share your schoolwork. It’s available for free to teachers who are currently working at an academic institution and to students who are currently attending an academic institution. The service includes Office Online (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote), 1TB of OneDrive storage, Yammer, and SharePoint sites. Some schools allow teachers and students to install the full Office applications on up to 5 PCs or Macs for free. If your school provides this additional benefit, you'll see the Install Office button on your Office 365 home page after you complete sign-up.
You must be a full-time or part-time faculty or staff member at an academic institution and:
  • Have a school-specific email address provided by the school (for example, contoso.edu) that can receive external email.
  • Be of legal age to sign up for an online offer individually (13 years old).
  • Have Internet access.
You can use the plan as long as you are working at a qualified school. Your eligibility may be re-verified at any time. When your Office 365 Education plan expires:
  • The Office applications enter a reduced-functionality mode, which means that you can view documents, but you cannot edit or create new documents.
  • Online services associated with the school email address—for example, Office Online and OneDrive—will no longer work.
This account is associated with the school and should be used for school-appropriate content. Permissions and access can be changed by the school’s IT administrator at any time.
Office 365 Education is licensed for use only by the eligible teacher.
ShowHide
What are the minimum system requirements for Office 365 Education?
To install Office 365 Education, your PC or Mac must meet the minimum system requirements. View the system requirements.
ShowHide
Schools
In a class, a teacher bending over to help a student working at a PC.

The tools your school needs to succeed

Empower students and teachers to succeed with the dynamic set of education tools included in our Office 365 Education plan.
Provide staff, faculty, and students with free email, sites, online document editing and storage, IM, and web conferencing.
Image of two overlapping circles, with cloud in one, laptop in other, and tablet in both.

Accomplish more in the cloud

Deliver a best-in-class cloud productivity experience to help students and teachers work together in exciting new ways. Office 365 gives you the flexibility to work in online versions of the familiar Office applications or purchase the latest versions to install across PCs, Macs, iPad®and Android™ tablets, and phones. Plus, if you purchase Office for your faculty, you may be eligible to provide the Office applications to your students at no additional cost.
Image of the Yammer logo.

Build a social campus

Stay connected with secure, private social networking. Tools like Yammer help classmates and instructors keep in touch any time, encouraging open communication and deeper understandings.
A man standing near the top of an escalator, holding a tablet and smiling.

Compliance minus compromise

Office 365 is the first major cloud-based productivity service to use security frameworks based on ISO 27001 standards verified by an independent auditor. Office 365 contractually commits to a robust Data Processing Agreement, the EU model clauses, and a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement to all customers.

Frequently asked questions

ShowHide
What is Office 365 Education?
Designed to help students and teachers work together in exciting ways, this global offering provides eligible customers with access to Microsoft Office 365, best-in-class cloud-based productivity and collaboration tools.
ShowHide
How do I get Office 365 Education?
To see what’s included in Office 365 Education, visit the Office 365 Education plan page. You can enroll your school from there.
ShowHide
I’ve already signed up my school for Office 365 Education. How can I get the word out to students and teachers?
We've created a promotion kit to help you communicate to students and educators how they can take advantage of the state-of-the-art productivity and collaboration tools you are providing for them through Office 365. Learn more
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