Try Office 365 free and see how it can help your school. Here’s how:

  1. Sign up for a free trial. Explore the features and benefits of Office 365 for up to 50 users.
  2. Verify eligibility. At any time during the trial you can have Microsoft verify your domain’s eligibility for academic prices.
  3. Start using the service. Deploy the free service (Office 365 for education Plan A2) to your entire institution or purchase other services.
To qualify for Office 365 for education you must be an accredited educational institution. You will be required to sign a contract and attest that you are an eligible customer. Microsoft reserves the right to verify eligibility at any time and suspend the service for ineligible customers. Learn more

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Hosted email: Get business-class email,1 shared calendars, 50 GB of storage space per user, and the ability to use your own domain name.
Web conferencing: Conduct meetings over the web with HD video conferencing, screen sharing, and instant messaging.
Simple file sharing: SkyDrive Pro gives each user 25 GB of personal storage they can access from anywhere and that syncs2 with their PC. Easily share files internally and externally and control who sees and edits them.
Intranet sites for your teams: SharePoint sites provide workspaces with customizable security settings for individual teams within the institution.
Active Directory integration: Manage user credentials and permissions. Single sign-on and synchronization with Active Directory.
Spam and malware protection: Premium anti-malware protection and anti-spam filtering.
Community and phone support: IT-level web support and 24/7 phone support for critical issues.
Office Web Apps: Create and edit Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote files via a web browser.
Office Mobile for iPhone and Android phones: Access, edit, and view Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents on iPhones and Android phones.
Other mobile apps: Access, edit, and view Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents on Windows Phones. Use the OneNote, OWA, Lync Mobile, and SharePoint Newsfeed apps on most devices.3
Guaranteed 99.9% uptime: Get peace of mind knowing that your services are available with a guaranteed 99.9% uptime, financially backed service level agreement (SLA).
Office applications: Subscription to Office for up to 5 PCs/Macs per user.
Advanced email: Archiving and legal hold capabilities, plus unlimited storage.
eDiscovery Center: Tools to support compliance. Search across SharePoint sites and Exchange mailboxes.
Advanced voice: Hosted voicemail support with auto attendant capabilities.
Enterprise voice: Enhance or replace traditional PBX phone systems with the call capabilities offered in Lync Server 2013 Plus CAL.5
Audio calling: Make voice calls from your computer using Lync-to-phone.
Plans that do not include the desktop version of Office work with the latest version of Office, Office 2010, Office 2007 (with slightly limited functionality), Office 2011 for Mac, and Office 2008 for Mac.

1Users can connect the following versions of Outlook to their hosted email, so they can use the rich client application they already know: the latest version of Outlook, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007 (with slightly limited functionality), Outlook 2011 for Mac, and Outlook 2008 for Mac.
2The SkyDrive Pro sync client is available with Office 2013 or with Office 365 subscriptions that include Office 2013 applications. If you don’t have Office 2013, a free download of the SkyDrive Pro sync client is also available.
3These mobile apps do not require a subscription, but may have other requirements.Learn more.
4Windows PC client programs and/or features only. Cannot be used across devices.
5Lync Server 2013 Plus CAL requires a customer to purchase and deploy an on-premises Lync Server to enhance or replace traditional PBX systems.