Installing Microsoft Office on University-Owned and Personal Computers

Faculty, staff and students of the University are given a Microsoft account when their university email is created. You can access Office apps online using the Office 365 Portal at and from software installed on your machine. Follow the steps below to install Microsoft Office on a University-owned or personal computer.

Install Microsoft Office on a University-Owned Computer

Office can be installed on a University-owned PC using the Software Center and on a Mac using JAMF.

PC - Software Center Install Instructions

Mac - JAMF Install Instructions

Install Microsoft Office on Personal Devices

Office 365 comes with employee and student home use benefits. Using the Office 365 portal employees and students can download Office 365 applications on an unlimited amount of personally owned devices for free but are limited to 5 active devices at a time.

You can view your current active devices by logging into with your email and password. Please do not install Office for home on University owned equipment. 

  1. On your personal device, go to and login with your email address and password.
  2. Click on "Install Office". 

    Screenshot of with the "Install Office" button at the top-right highlighted
  3. In the drop down menu that appears, select Office 365 apps.

    Screenshot of the dropdown menu under "Install Apps" showing the "Office 354 apps" option highlighted
  4. Follow the instructions that appear. Once the programs are finished installing, you will need to authenticate your license by logging in with your University email address and password. 

    Screenshot of the Office installation instructions.


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