The University of Arizona

Microsoft Imagine Academy

What is Microsoft Imagine Academy?   

The Microsoft® Imagine Academy is a subscription-based membership program designed to help academic institutions offer students and faculty learning solutions for IT skills training and certification as well as technology essentials for professionals. This is a FREE service offered to current UA students, faculty and staff at all campus locations.

*Not available to UA retirees*

Benefits

Access to these resources can help students build a successful future with the skills that employers demand. Microsoft Imagine Academy offers the opportunity for faculty and staff to stay up to date on the latest Microsoft technologies. Best of all, its built-in flexibility makes it easy to integrate these technologies into new or existing curricula, so academic institutions can tailor classes to meet the needs of their students.  

How to Access the Microsoft Imagine Academy
 
  • Go to the UA Software License webpage and login with your UA NetID and password
  • Locate the Enrollment Code link to obtain the code needed while registering
 
 
The goal of the Digital Literacy curriculum is to teach and assess basic computer concepts and skills so that people can use computer technology in everyday life to develop new social and economic opportunities for themselves, their families, and their communities.
 
Whether you are entirely new to computing or have some experience, this curriculum will help you develop a fundamental understanding of computers. From using the Internet, to sending email, to creating a résumé, the Digital Literacy Curriculum helps you develop the essential skills you need to begin computing with confidence.
 
 
These online Microsoft Interactive Guides are video-based. Each course includes several video lessons, a brief quiz (not scored), and a printable Quick Reference Card. You can take these training courses at your desk and at your own pace simply by viewing them in a web browser. No special installation or configuration is required.
 
Microsoft Online Learning
 
Official Microsoft Online Learning products are available on an unlimited basis to Microsoft Imagine Academy members worldwide. These courses are designed to provide the best and most complete learning solutions possible, matched to the learning style and objectives of each student. Course completion will prepare students for Microsoft Office Specialist Certification.