Microsoft 365 @ UA

Microsoft 365 (aka Office 365) combines the familiar Microsoft Office desktop suite with cloud-based versions of Microsoft's communications and collaboration services - including Office Web Apps, Office desktop applications, SharePoint, and Teams to help individuals be productive from virtually anywhere through the Internet.

Additionally, Microsoft 365 gives you the ability to install the full version of Microsoft Office for Mac and/or Windows on up to 5 personal computers, plus 5 mobile phones, and 5 tablets at no cost. Students are also now able to use Teams for instant messaging, audio/video calling, and have the ability to create and participate in web conferences. Each individual affiliated with the university will also have 5 Terabytes (TB) of storage for their use through OneDrive for Business provided by Microsoft 365. Live document sharing and editing is now available through Microsoft 365 with the familiar Microsoft Office applications.

Eligible Peoples

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Student


  • Active UA Account


The University of Alaska provides access to Microsoft 365 @ UA at no cost to students, staff, and faculty.


24 hours a day 7 days a week exclusions are,

Supported By

This service is maintained and supported by UAA IT Services. Requests for support may be submitted anytime via the Request Support button on the right side of this page. Requests generate a Ticket which will be worked in order received and urgency by the IT Employees with the knowledge and permissions to assist with the request.

For immediate support please contact the appropriate UAA IT Support office.

Go To Microsoft 365 @ UA Calendar Chat Email Survey Request Opt. Software Support Form

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Service Offerings (7)

Calendar - Office 365
Assistance, and requests related to university calendaring services for students, staff, faculty, and departmental use.
Chat - Office 365
Assistance, and requests related to university chat services for students, staff, faculty, and departmental use.
Email - Office 365
Assistance, and requests associated with using University of Alaska email services for individual, and departmental purposes.
Survey - Office 365
Assistance, and requests associated with using university supported services such as Google Forms, Microsoft Forms, or Qualtrics for creating online surveys, registration forms, and other forms.
Add or Change Office 365 Optional Software
Office 365 offers optional software available to UA Departments to purchase for their faculty, and staff.
Support For Office 365 @ UA
Assistance with Office 365 @ UA. for how to do something; have something done you don't have permissions for; get answers to questions; or report an error with the system.