Office 365 FAQs


Where can I download Microsoft 365 Apps?

Instructions for installing the software are available at

Faculty and staff can download the software on their University-owned computers from the Software Center (Windows) or Self Service (Macs). Click here to learn how.

Who is eligible?

Eligible students include any student whose primary affiliation is "student" and has registered for classes.

Eligible employees include active faculty and staff.

Because of the University's enterprise agreement with Microsoft, students and employees are able to download and install the Microsoft 365 desktop applications at no additional cost.

What software can I download?

Active students, faculty, and staff will be able to download the Microsoft 365 Apps on up to 5 devices (PC, Mac, and/or mobile device). These applications include: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, PowerBI Pro (employees only), Access*, and Publisher*

* Windows PC client programs and/or features only. Cannot be used across devices.

How is Microsoft 365 different from Office 365 Web Apps?

Office 365 Web Apps are included in your Microsoft 365 subscription. Features include:

  • Access to Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote from your web browser
  • OneDrive for Business – Online document storage with up to 5 TB of storage
  • Open, edit and share your Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote files from your web browser

Microsoft 365 Apps includes:

  • A digital download of Microsoft 365 Apps to install on PC/Mac for up to 5 devices
  • The Microsoft 365 Apps stays up to date with the latest releases from Microsoft (currently Microsoft 365 Apps)
  • Office Mobile access for iOS, iPadOS and Android devices
  • Create and store Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, OneNote, and Publisher files locally on your computer
  • Connect your email account to the Outlook desktop client, opening more features to use with your email and calendars



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