Microsoft 365

What is Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 is a group of tools that can be used for office and teaching and learning tasks. They are ideal for presenting, documenting and analyzing information.

What is the purpose of Microsoft 365

The purpose of Microsoft 365 tools are to create information in a digital space for presenting to others.

How to use Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 tools are all used in different ways. However, all of the tools can be used for assignments or for teaching and learning purposes.

Where to find Support

This tool is centrally supported


For help, you can contact the WTS Helpdesk


Additional information on Microsoft 365 can be found on Office Help and Training Center

Security and Privacy

This tool has been formally reviewed by Western’s Technology Risk Assessment Committee

Security and Privacy Flags

Information Collection

  • Application collects information that could identify the user specifically (email address, class schedule, etc..)


  • Application's Terms of Conditions or End User License Agreement poses a risk of binding the institution to an agreement thereby requiring legal counsel to review the application. However, this is mitigated as it has undergone legal review during the Technology Risk Assessment process.

Last Updated: September 16, 2020


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