Upgrade to Office 2013

Written by Edgar Coronel on September 17, 2014

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If you are a Windows user and are still using Office 2010, it may be time to move up to the latest version of Microsoft Office (e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)  Office 2013 has been available for over a year and has many benefits over Office 2010.

If you are interested in having your District Windows computer upgraded, please enter an ITS Helpcenter request at:

  •  Files created with Office 2013 can be edited with Office 2010 with no conversion.
  • Works well with the file sharing tools in Office 365 (e.g. SharePoint and OneDrive)

Below are links to videos and web pages that describe many of the new features of the various applications


What’s new in the Office programs

Access 2013

Excel 2013

OneNote 2013

Outlook 2013

PowerPoint 2013

Word 2013



Special note for Mac users:  Microsoft has not upgraded the Macintosh version of Office in a long time.  Although not confirmed by Microsoft, we expect Microsoft to release an updated Macintosh Office suite version by year’s end.

If you are interested in upgrading your home computer to Office 2013, you can get a copy for $9.95 at: