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Microsoft Office 365

One of the benefits of being a student or employee at Arizona Western College is access to Microsoft’s Office 365.

What is Microsoft Office 365 Education? 
  • Office 365 is a Microsoft hosted messaging solution that delivers the capabilities of Microsoft Outlook as a cloud-based service. This means your email services and data will be in data centers owned and managed by Microsoft. 

  • It gives users a rich and familiar access to email, calendar and contacts allowing access by PC's, Mac, the web and mobile devices.

  • It offers improved security, service reliability and significant storage increases, while reducing the support load of Infrastructure staff. Users will be able to store up to 100GB of email. 


Does Office 365 provide more than just email? When will I be able to access it?  

Office 365 also provides the following software Word, PowerPoint, OneDrive, Excel, OneNote, Teams, Forms, Sway and many more that you can find inside the Office 365 Portal. 


How does this compare to the student experience? 

Faculty and Staff will have access to the same Office 365 resources, the two experience will now be aligned.


How can I download Office 365? 

Microsoft Office is available for anyone with an active AWC User ID by logging onto the Office 365 portal at https://portal.office.com using your User ID in the format firstname.lastname@azwestern.edu. 


Where can I access support and training materials? 

You can access materials at https://support.office.com  


What do I do if I need help? 

If you need help with Office 365 please call the AWC Help Desk at (928) 317-5892 or email at helpdesk@azwestern.edu. You can also look for Office 365 help online at https://support.office.com.