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Office 2013

Office 2013 is very similar to Office 2010, there are some changes to the look, feel, and navigation. Some features may have changed, been removed, added, or renamed. Please use the links below to learn more about the new version. Atomic Learning offers a wide variety of video training courses online. These videos are available to all current Saint Paul College students, faculty and staff. Login to Atomic Learning using your StarID and Password: Atomic Learning Login​


What are the differences between Office 2013 and Office 2010?​

How to use Office 2013

Office 2013 Quick Start Guides

Additional Training Resources

What is the difference between Office 2013 and Office 365?

Both Office 2013 and Office 365 provide access to the Microsoft Office suite of applications (Word, Excel, Access, etc.) The naming difference is a branding tool that distinguishes how the product is licensed.

Essentially, Office 2013 is perpetually owned – you purchase a copy once, and install it on one machine. You have to purchase any upgrades if you want the latest version. Office 365 is rented through a subscription. During your subscription period, you will have access to the latest versions of Office as they become available.

Office 365 offers some additional internet features and storage, as well as the ability to install on up to five personal devices. You must decide to pay annual or monthly subscription fees. You will automatically qualify for software upgrades that occur during your subscription period.

Purchasing a home/personal copy of Microsoft Office

Current Saint Paul College students and employees may purchase Office 365 as a monthly or annual subscription. Simply visit the campus bookstore website ( and select “Student Software Discounts” (located in the right window pane).​​