Microsoft Office 365 Education

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Office 365 is a subscription-style plan that includes access to the full suite of applications including:

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Outlook
  • OneNote
  • Publisher
  • Access
  • OneDrive storage

Office 365 can be installed on up to five devices including Windows, OS X, iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. Note that not all software is compatible on all platforms.

Cost

Free to current students, faculty, and staff.

Eligibility

Faculty Staff Students
IMPORTANT NOTICE: To initiate an account, users must first reset their myBama password. If you have recently reset your password or you are a new student, this is not required. It may take up to 3 hours after resetting your password to sync with Office 365, though it is normally much quicker.

Users can access Office 365 Education software and benefits through the Microsoft Office 365 portal. Students should login using their Crimson e-mail address as the username (userID@crimson.ua.eduand myBama password. Faculty and staff should login using their @ua.edu e-mail (myBamaUserID@ua.edu) address as the username and myBama password.

Visit the Office 365 Portal

To install Office on your computer, follow the instructions and click “Install Now.” To install Office apps on your mobile devices, visit the respective application store and download the apps. Once the app is installed, login to Office 365 through the app using your login described above.

Eligiblity and Cost

Office 365 is provided free of charge to currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff.

Licensing Information

This software is licensed for use on University-owned and personal machines and devices.

Software obtained through the Office 365 Education plan has the same features and functions as other versions of Office and can be used offline; however, users must connect to the Internet once every 30 days to verify they are still eligible for the program.  Upon graduation, separation, retirement or otherwise exiting the University, subscriptions will end. Office 365 Education is provided as a benefit of the University’s Microsoft Campus Agreement.

Software Information

View Frequently Asked Questions about Office 365.