Microsoft Office is the desktop suite of applications part of the campus Microsoft 365 license that help staff connect, collaborate, and get things done. The desktop suite comes with applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, Outlook, and OneDrive. You can install the Microsoft Office desktop applications on up to 5 devices, including your personal devices.


Support for Microsoft Office is provided by Campus Technology Support (CTS) and Microsoft.


  • Outlook – Campus email and calendar client used to send and receive emails, and schedule meetings. Outlook also provides access contact and task management features
  • Teams – Collaboration application built so you and your team stay informed, organized, and connected. Teams is also the default phone system for the campus
  • Word – Used to make professional-quality documents, letters, reports, etc.
  • Excel – Spreadsheet software application used for data visualization and analysis
  • OneDrive – Personal cloud-based file storage
  • And other applications to give you what you need to get things done

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Data Security

May be used to collect or show moderate risk data per UW System policy 1031.A Information Security: Data Classification, depending on application. Contact the UWM Security Office to discuss your needs before saving/sharing data within Microsoft 365.


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