The following article includes a list of resources and training to familiarize yourself with the latest version of Microsoft Office.

Learn the Office Ribbon:
New to the Microsoft Office Ribbon?  Wondering where the File menu or Office button went?  Obtain the tools you need to to familiarize yourself with the Office 2010 look and feel.

Learn where menu and toolbar commands are in Office 2010:  Wondering where your favorite menu and toolbar commands are located in Office 2010?  Interactive Guides show you where your favorite menu and toolbar commands are located in Office 2010. Just click the command or button that you want to find and the guide will show you its location in the 2010 version of the program.  Printable Menu-to-Ribbon Reference Workbooks allow you to easily find the new locations of Office 2003 application commands in Office 2010.

Office 2010 keyboard shortcuts:
Learn the keyboard shortcuts for the Office 2010 ribbon to quickly perform tasks.

Microsoft Office 2010 training:
Microsoft's self-paced, online training resources allow you to familiarize yourself with the Microsoft Office suite from any location.

Microsoft Office 2010 training from is an online training library that provides free access to over 900 courses and IT-related topics to The University students, faculty and staff.  For more information about, see the Support Center.  To access, please visit (search for Microsoft Office or navigate your way to the Microsoft Office training from the "software" tab at the top).

Microsoft E-Learning for The University of Iowa:
Microsoft E-Learning provides training opportunities for Microsoft products, including Office 2010. You have the option to complete a course online, or offline through the use of an Offline Player. In order to access the Microsoft E-Learning site, go to the ITS Software Download Site, sign-in with your domain\Hawk ID and password as instructed, and click on Microsoft E-Learning.

Printable Quick Reference Pages:
These Quick Reference pages are available from, and provide you with printable pages to help you get started with the Office 2010 applications.

For additional assistance with Office 2010
Should you find you have Office 2010 concerns which are not covered on this page, please see the ITS Office 2010 Support & Instruction page.

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September 10, 2012