As more and more education institutions take advantage of Office 365 for education’s powerful capabilities a question that comes up is: how can you script license assignment for your staff, students and alumni so that you don’t have to manually go through the process each time you enroll new users?
Thankfully there are a couple of great blog posts that talk about how to go about doing this, and which licenses you need for education.
For quick reference, the plans relevant to education customers are:
Academic Plans (A Plans)
*Microsoft Office 365 Plan A1 is superseded by Plan A2.
Exchange Online (Plan 1) for Alumni
Exchange Online (Plan 1) for Students
Exchange Online (Plan 1) for Faculty
Exchange Online (Plan 2) for Students
Exchange Online (Plan 2) for Faculty
Lync Online (Plan 1) for Students
Lync Online (Plan 1) for Faculty
Lync Online (Plan 2) for Students
Lync Online (Plan 2) for Faculty
SharePoint Online (Plan 1) for Faculty
SharePoint Online (Plan 2) for Students
SharePoint Online (Plan 2) for Faculty
SharePoint Online Partner Access for EDU
SharePoint Online Storage
Office Web Apps (Plan 1) For Faculty
Office Web Apps (Plan 2) For Faculty
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