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Technology Services

Technology Services | 1010 E. Tenth St., Tucson, AZ 85719 | (520) 225-6333

Office 365 is Happening!

It's Happening! Office 365 - Phase one

Office 365 Access!

TUSD's teachers and staff have access to Office 365 web version at home, at work and on your mobile devices!

You can access from up to five (YES, that's 5!) devices.

Use it at home, on the go or with TUSD's free WiFi!

Office 365 Email Migration Is Under Way

We are moving ahead with a new phase of our Office 365 implementation: Migrating Email Accounts. Accounts will be migrated in waves. Please watch your email for notification of when your email account will be migrated. At the time your account is migrated, you may experience a brief email outage (5-10 minutes). After migration, Outlook desktop application users should not notice any difference. Email access on the web will change from the Outlook Web Application (OWA) to Office 365 Outlook. Please see the materials below for more details:

All staff have access to Office 365

All current TUSD employees are able to sign on to the Office 365 online suite of applications as well as download Office 2016 applications on up to 5 personal devices.

  • Familiarity - You're already using Office applications, so Office 365 applications will be familiar
  • Mobility - Office 365 lets you access these applications anytime, anywhere, on any device
  • Convenience - Move your files to OneDrive and you can access them anytime, anywhere as well

Outlook and Calendar:

Initial rollout does not include Outlook or Calendar functions in Office 365. Those will be migrated in a later phase. For the time being, you will continue to use the Outlook and Calendar applications on your computer or the Outlook web application.

Logging In

Logging in is a snap (see Log In instructions):

  • Login Page:
  • Enter your district email address
  • Enter your district network password, and click Sign In

Teachers: New Tools to Engage Students and Collaborate with Other Teachers

The collaboration and communication tools available in Office 365 have the potential to revolutionize your classroom. Applications include:

  • Skype: Open your class to the world
  • Sway: Create presentations that engage
  • Teams: Collaborate easily
  • OneNote: Centralize and share information

Office 365 v. Office 2016

If you log in to Office 365 and start using an application, you might notice some minor limitations in functionality. If you need that functionality, switch to the Office 2016 version of the application. On district computers, do not click the Install Office 2016 button in the Office 365 dashboard. We are in the process of installing Office 2016 on district computers and laptops whether Windows 7 or Windows 10.

Office 2016 Home Computer Installation

You can install Office 2016 on up to 5 personal devices. Please see the installation instructions for Windows or Mac below. Remember, do not install Office 2016 on district computers. Technology Services will take care of installation on district computers. 

Office 2016 Windows Home Computer Installation Instructions (in PDF)

Office 2016 Mac Home Computer Installation Instructions (in PDF)

Help and Support

What Comes Next

Upcoming phases of the move to Office 365 will include migrating Email and Calendar, moving to OneDrive and away from shared network drives, and migrating SharePoint. We'll keep you informed as we move forward.


Office 365 - It's coming! Phase one