Office 365 - How to Install Office 365

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Office 365, including OneDrive storage, is available to students and university employees at no cost to you. Microsoft Office is available to download and install on your personal computer through

University employees should download Microsoft Office through software distribution. The files will come directly from Microsoft. The software will only continue to work while you are a current student or employee. Once your active role is gone, the software becomes read-only and all files stored in OneDrive will be deleted and inaccessible. If you would like to continue to have access to files stored in OneDrive, you will need to move the files to another location.



Please Note:

  • It is not possible to download the Microsoft Office Applications onto a Chromebook, but the web version is still accessible at
  • There are a few limitations to Office 365, particularly for OneDrive. Most notable are the 20,000 files limit, a limit of installation on five (5) devices (see how to check your devices below), and the restriction on some special characters that are not allowed in file names. To see the list of restrictions, go to Microsoft's support site to learn more.


Installation Steps:

1. Go to

2. Enter your and password.

3. Click the link to the Office 365 platform that you need. 

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 4. Click

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 5. Click the Install Office, then select Office 365 Apps for a normal download.

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 6. Office will begin downloading. Select download when it is finished.

 7. Allow the content to install.

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8. Open Microsoft 365 Office

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9. Sign in to Activate Office 365 using your and password.


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