Higher education IT leaders transitioning to remote learning

Higher Education IT Leaders

Support students, faculty, and admins with a higher education remote learning technology experience that’s secure, easy to set up, and equitable.


Drive a fast transition to inclusive, online learning

Provide continuity for students and faculty with secure and easy to set up higher education remote learning technologies from Microsoft Education.

Ramp up remote learning with Microsoft Teams

Free for schools and universities, Teams brings together virtual face-to-face connections, assignments, files and conversations into a single place accessible on any device.

Learn more

  • Get Microsoft Teams admin and training documentation. Learn more.
  • Deploy and manage Microsoft Teams IT Guide. Learn more.
  • Enable Microsoft Teams for your institution. Learn more.
  • Simplify class management with School Data Sync. Learn more.
  • Support remote users with Microsoft Teams. Learn more.
  • Be part of the Microsoft Enable Remote Learning Community. Join today.
  • Join a Microsoft Power Platform Community. Join today.
  • Easily set up classroom lab environments in the cloud. Learn more.
  • Support remote access to virtualized desktops, apps and data with Windows Virtual Desktop. Learn more.
  • Set up virtual labs and desktops for remote learning. Download the PDF.
  • Learning management systems (LMS): better together with Microsoft Teams for remote learning. Learn more.
  • Migrate data from Slack to Microsoft Teams. Learn more.
  • Discover built-in accessibility tools and features. Learn more.
  • Support diverse classrooms with Microsoft Translator for Education. Learn more.
  • Explore the Microsoft accessibility features in this Sway presentation. Learn more.

Build confidence in remote teaching and learning

Ensure faculty, staff, and students—no matter what their experience level—are ready to teach and learn.

Microsoft Educator Center

Support faculty and students with the training, tools, tips, and other resources they need to ensure a smooth transition to remote learning without a steep technology learning curve.

Start Learning Path

  • Learn about teams and channels in Microsoft Teams. Learn more.
  • Find best practices for organizing Microsoft Teams. Learn more.
  • Capture lectures and share course material. Learn more.
  • Present in PowerPoint with captions or subtitles. Learn more.
  • Use Power Automate to create automated flows from Microsoft Teams data. Watch now.
  • Use Power BI to connect data and create coherent, interactive insights. Learn more.
  • Use Power Apps to streamline courses and research. Learn more.
  • Use Power Virtual Agents to create question bots and more. Learn more.
  • Learn how the University of New South Wales Sydney used Microsoft Teams and AI to build an inclusive learning community. Read the case study.
  • Learn how an assistant principal with no formal IT background transformed her school with Power Platform. Read the case study.

Keep students engaged

Get practical guidance on using technology to keep students engaged while learning remotely.

Training for faculty and students

Help students get the most out of Microsoft Teams with videos, quick start guides, and more.

Explore featured training

  • Broadcast live video and meeting content to large, online audiences. Learn more.
  • Find resources for people with disabilities. Learn more.
  • See how colleges and universities are using Microsoft Teams and Flipgrid. Watch now.
  • Engage your students with apps and content from Microsoft partners. Learn more.
  • Find remote learning guidance for students and families. Learn more.


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