System Requirements / Eligibility

Microsoft 365 is collection of Microsoft productivity tools, available to use online and (in some cases) to download and install. Your A-State affiliation determines which apps and services are available to you.

System Requirements

Before installing M365 apps, please review the system requirements to ensure your computer or mobile device is supported.

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The compliance policy for personal devices may require additional security configuration on your personal device to protect university data.

Licenses

A-State currently provides the following licenses.

  • Microsoft 365 A3 for faculty
    • Exchange Online
    • Office for the web
    • The latest desktop version of Office
    • To-Do
  • Office 365 A1 for faculty
    • Exchange Online
  • Microsoft 365 A3 for students
    • Office for the web
    • The latest desktop version of Office
    • To-Do

Eligibility

Faculty/Staff

  • Current full-time Faculty and Staff are assigned the license Microsoft 365 A3 for faculty and have access to all apps and services that A-State has enabled.

The following A-State accounts are assigned the license Office 365 A1 for faculty and have access to Exchange Online but will not have access to other apps or services.

    • Retirees
    • Sponsored accounts
    • A-State NYIT accounts
    • A-State Queretaro accounts
    • A-State Student Workers accounts
    • Vendor and Third-Party accounts

Sponsored A-State accounts that do not fall under the above categories, will have access to Office for the Web in addition to Exchange Online. 

Students

  • All currently enrolled students are assigned the license Microsoft 365 A3 for students and have access to all apps and services that A-State has enabled.

The following steps will show you what licenses are currently assigned to your A-State account.

  1. Go to https://www.office.com
  2. On the Sign in screen, enter (or choose) your @astate.edu email address
    • If prompted to choose a Work or school account or a Personal account, always pick the Work or school account.
  3. Click Next
  4. Enter your A-State password
  5. Click Sign in
  6. Decide whether to stay signed in (if you are on a public computer, choose No)
  7. If prompted, provide Duo verification.
  8. Click your name in the upper right corner of the web page and select View Account.
  9. On your Account page, select Subscriptions.