Around the world, schools and academic institutions are upgrading from Live@edu and discovering the advantages of integrated, cloud-based productivity and collaboration tools in Office 365 for education.
Live@edu service will end in September 2013. We'll contact your institution when we've scheduled your domain(s) to upgrade to Office 365 for education, but you don't have to wait—you can elect to upgrade now. Getting started is simple because the upgrade builds on your existing Live@edu deployment—there's no need to move mailboxes, calendars, or contacts, and no need to re-provision accounts. The upgrade is fast and you will have no downtime and no loss of data.
Upgrading to Office 365 for education helps extend the Live@edu experience, and by taking control of the upgrade yourself, you manage your users' experience throughout the process.
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Features and Benefits
Office 365 for education combines the familiar Office Web Apps of Live@edu with the anywhere access of services such as Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and Lync Online. With Office 365 for education, your students, faculty, and staff will have access to free email, instant messaging, group video and voice chat, and online document viewing and editing.
Did you know?
Taking control of your Office 365 upgrade is easier than it looks: it’s a fast process that ensures no downtime and no loss of data. The upgrade planning worksheet helps you estimate how much time you will need for the key tasks required before, during, and after the upgrade. And the upgrade end user kit helps you tell everyone what to expect with the upgrade to Office 365. Download both and get started today.
IT Academy for Campus-Wide Office 365 Training
IT Academy for Campus-Wide Office 365 Training gives campus-wide access to professional Microsoft e-learning to Teachers, IT Staff and Students alike. Trained staff and users can deploy and adopt new technologies faster and with less risk. Both technical and end-user training can lead to full MOS and MCP certifications, driving career progression and student employability. IT Academy increases knowledge with integration with Office 365 authentication (e.g. single sign-on to Microsoft e-learning resources across campus).