The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) is updating all managed devices from Microsoft Office 2019 to Microsoft Office 365 on Friday, March 29. Prior to that date, you can update to Office 365 at your convenience using JAMF Self Service. To view instructions on how to install this update, visit https://ocio.osu.edu/KB06123.
The first time you reopen a Microsoft Office product after this update, you will need to sign in using your university email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) and password. You will also be required to log in to access these products in the future whenever you change your password.
Office 365 gives users access to several Microsoft applications including the Office suite and newly enabled applications such as Yammer and Whiteboard. Each eligible university employee has five user licenses for Office 365 per type of device (5 for computer, 5 for tablet, 5 for phone, etc.). To view an FAQ on Microsoft Office 365 for employees, visit https://ocio.osu.edu/KB05455(link is external).