Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365) is a cloud-powered productivity platform, with a broad range of tools that enable content creation and storage, communication, collaboration, and much more! It is available for free to Tufts faculty, staff and students for their personally-owned devices, as well as devices owned by the University and managed by TTS.

Tufts faculty, staff, and students have access to:

  • Online and locally-installed versions of a variety of tools (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, etc.) 
    • Users may install the suite of M365 apps on up to five compatible computers (PCs and Macs), plus five tablets and mobile devices
  • Automatically updatable, subscription-based software ensures faculty, students, and staff always have the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.
Microsoft 365 home page

All Tufts students, faculty and staff have access to Microsoft 365.

  1. Visit
  2. At the login page, enter your Tufts email address (e.g.,
  3. You will be redirected to a Tufts login page requesting that you enter your Tufts Username (e.g., jjumbo01) and password.

After you log into Microsoft 365, you can either use the available online versions of Microsoft tools or install the desktop versions of these applications on your local devices.

  1. To use the online applications, you can click any of the list of online applications you see on the page.
  2. To install the desktop versions, click the Install button toward the top right of the page.
Options for using online and local versions of Microsoft tools