Microsoft Office Training

Starting in July 2008, IT offers training on Microsoft Office 2007, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook  to faculty and staff. For more details regarding these workshops, click here.

Whether you're a novice Microsoft Office user or an experienced user wishing to advance your skills, we have the right workshop for you. Please refer to the training outline for more details. For any questions and requests regarding training, please email

» To sign up for one of these sessions, click here.

» For Office 2007 Graphic User Interface Guides, click here

» For Microsoft Office Online training resources, click here

Important information regarding the compatibility issue between Office 2003 and Office 2007:

  • Microsoft has added the new Office Open XML Formats to the following 2007 Microsoft Office programs:
    • Microsoft Office Excel 2007
    • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007
    • Microsoft Office Word 2007

A compatibility pack is available to make sure that you can open and save Office Open XML Formats in earlier versions of Microsoft Office. You can install the compatibility pack on a computer that is running Microsoft Office 2003 programs, Microsoft Office XP programs, or Microsoft Office 2000 programs.

  • To learn more about this compatibility pack, click here.
  • To download the compatibility pack, click here.
  • To learn how to save compatible files in Word 2007, click here.
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