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Overview

KU faculty, staff and students have free access to Microsoft Imagine Academy (formerly Microsoft IT Academy), a learning site that features online courses on Microsoft’s most popular software, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, OneNote, Project, SharePoint, Access, and more. The self-paced courses include videos, activities and activities for you practice the skills covered. Certifications can be printed for each completed course.


Logging in to Microsoft's Imagine Academy:

Log In For The First Time

Note about browsers: It's best to use Internet Explorer. Firefox will also work, but you'll need to enable the Silverlight add on. Google Chrome and Safari do not work.

  • Faculty go here
  • Staff go here
  • Students go here
  • On the Microsoft login page, enter your KU Online ID followed by @home.ku.edu (e.g., jayhawk@home.ku.edu) then press the Enter key.
  • You'll be redirected to the KU login page, where you can sign in with your KU Online ID and password.
  • Review and choose to accept the user agreement if you want to continue.
  • Create your profile. (This will just be used within the Microsoft Imagine Academy.)
  • Select "My Courses" to start a pre-populated course, or use "Search" to find a course.

Return Visits

Note about browsers: It's best to use Internet Explorer. Firefox will also work, but you'll need to enable the Silverlight add on. Google Chrome and Safari do not work.

  • Go to imagineacademy.microsoft.com and select "Sign in."
  • Select "Office 365 account."
  • On the Microsoft login page, enter your KU Online ID followed by @home.ku.edu (e.g., jayhawk@home.ku.edu) then press the Enter key.
  • You'll be redirected to the KU login page, where you can sign in with your KU Online ID and password.
  • Select "Resume last course" to resume the last course you were active in. Select "My courses" or use "Search" to find and start a new course.

Eligibility:
Departments
Faculty & Staff
Graduate Research & Teaching Assistants
Graduate Students
Undergraduate Students
 


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