Tag Archives: Office

Updated Office 365 sign-in screen

To bring U-M Office 365 services in line with U-M branding, ITS will update the service’s sign-in screen. Beginning Monday, October 28, when you use your @umich.edu email address to sign into Office 365, the password screen will display the new U-M Office 365 branding. Also new to the screen is the standard disclaimer for using U-M computing… Read More »

ITS completes launch of new Microsoft 365 platform

Despite some last-minute challenges and unexpected bumps in the road, ITS Collaboration Services has successfully launched the new Microsoft 365 platform, completing a process that began over six months ago. U-M’s re-negotiated licensing agreement with Microsoft will provide an expanded set of tools and services to faculty, staff, and students, including both online and desktop versions of the… Read More »

Microsoft 365 coming June 28: Here’s what you need to know

Read the FAQ and review the User Impacts and Data Migration page for a complete list of tools and applications affected by this change, as well as details on user impacts, migration paths, and actions needed. As previously announced, under Microsoft’s new licensing model, U-M will have access to Microsoft 365, including the Office 365 suite and potentially… Read More »

U-M re-negotiates Microsoft licensing agreement

The university’s recently re-negotiated licensing agreement with Microsoft will provide an expanded set of tools and services to U-M faculty, staff, and students. Under Microsoft’s new streamlined licensing model, U-M will have access to Microsoft 365, an all-in-one Software as a Service (SaaS) offering, including the Microsoft Office 365 suite and potentially other Microsoft services. The new agreement… Read More »

Changes to Office 365 Education for U-M alumni & retirees

Previously, Microsoft allowed anyone affiliated with an educational institution to sign up for a free, personally-provisioned Office 365 Education account by using their .edu email. Due to a shift in the way that Microsoft licenses their products to the university, alumni and retiree Office 365 accounts will be decommissioned by July 31, 2018. The new licensing approach by… Read More »

MS Office doc dangers: Macros & enabled content pose risks

Macros are small bits of programming used in Microsoft Office docs to automate tasks. Unfortunately, they can also spread viruses and malware, and anti-virus programs cannot always catch them. Infected Office docs are typically spread through email attachments or download links, or even through cloud services like Office 365. What you can do If you were not expecting… Read More »

Change to Microsoft Office 365 authentication

On December 4, Information and Technology Services enabled U-M Weblogin for Office 365, 2017. This change will impact faculty, students, and staff with a Microsoft Office 365 Education Suite account on all U-M campuses. Login information will change from a self-directed password to U-M Weblogin credentials. No other action is required by Office 365 account holders. This change is part of… Read More »