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Service Description

Microsoft Office 365 is an application collection of various Office products that combines online services and desktop software. It is part of the Microsoft Cloud Services offering. Main features are different office applications like Word, Excel and Powerpoint. The components can be divided into online applications and desktop applications. The web applications each include an online version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Delve, Dynamics 365, Flow, Forms, Planner, PowerApps, SharePoint, Stream, Sway, Video and Yammer. Locally installable applications (desktop applications) include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Publisher, Skype for Business and InfoPath.

Support Information

The IT center doesn't offer support for the content of individual applications, but our support team will be happy to assist you with questions and problems during registration.

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Notice regarding the license agreement

Please note the Microsoft Terms of Use and License.


Please notice

We would like to point out that Microsoft 365 is not an offer from RWTH Aachen University. It is forbidden to use a password for this service of the company Microsoft, which is also used for a RWTH service (e-mail, WLAN, eduroam, RWTHmoodle, RWTHonline, etc....). It is also forbidden to store unencrypted data belonging to or under the responsibility of RWTH Aachen University, which are classified as confidential (high need for protection). We also advise against storing your personal documents in public SharePoint and OneDrive folders!

Status information

RWTH Störungsmeldungen
Störungsmeldungen für Dienste der RWTH Aachen
Identity Management (IdM) - Überlastung des IdentityManagements - Verwaltung von Accounts im Selfservice teilweise gestört
Teilstörung von Mittwoch 04.12.2019 16:00 bis unbekannt - Aufgrund von Vorbereitungen für die angekündigte Migration der RWTH Single Sign-On Accounts kann es zu sporadischen Ausfällen des IdentityManagements kommen. Betroffen ist hiervon unter anderem die Verwaltung der Accounts im Selfservice der RWTH Aachen.


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