Microsoft 365 Education Documentation

Microsoft 365 Education empowers educators to unlock creativity, promote teamwork, and provide a simple and safe experience in a single, affordable solution built for education.

For IT admins

This guide is designed for IT admins looking for the simplest way to move their platform to the cloud. It does not capture all the necessary steps for large scale or complex deployments.

Phase 1 - Cloud deployment

Create your Microsoft 365 tenant, secure and configure your environment, sync your active directry and SIS, and license users.

Phase 2 - Device management

Get started with Windows for Education, set up and enroll devices in Intune.

Phase 3 - Apps management

Configure admin settings, set up Teams for Education, install apps and install Minecraft.

Phase 4 - Complete your deployment

Configure settings for Exchange and SharePoint.

Analytics & insights

Find deployment help and other support resources

Check out our education journey

For developers

Are you an app developer looking for information about developing solutions on Microsoft Education products? Start here.

UWP apps for education

Learn how to write universal apps for education.

Take a test API

Learn how web applications can use the API to provide a locked down experience for taking tests.

Office dev center

Integrate with Office 365 across devices and services to extend Microsoft enterprise-scale compliance and security to students, teachers, and staff in your education app.

Data Streamer

Bring new STEM experiences into the classroom with real-time data in Excel using Data Streamer. Data Streamer can send data to Excel from a sensor or application.

For partners

Looking for resources available to Microsoft Education partners? Start here.

Microsoft Partner Network

Discover the latest news and resources for Microsoft Education products, solutions, licensing and readiness.

Education Partner community Yammer group

Sign in with your Microsoft Partner account and join the Education Partner community private group on Yammer.