Install Office on your PC with Office 365

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Office 365 ProPlus will be offered to students at no additional charge. Students can now take advantage of all that Office 365 ProPlus has to offer.

What is included with Office 365 ProPlus subscription license?

  • Office 365 ProPlus for PC (Office 2016 ProPlus base applications)
  • Office 365 ProPlus for Mac (Office 2016 for Mac base applications)
  • Office Mobile for iPhone
  • Office Mobile for Android

How many machines/devices can I run this subscription on?
Each subscription license allows you to run Office on up to five machines being Mac or PC. You can also run Office Mobile for Android or Office Mobile for iPhone on up to 5 mobile devices.

What applications come with Office 365 ProPlus for PC?

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Word 2016, Excel 2016, PowerPoint 2016, OneNote 2016, Access 2016, Publisher 2016, Outlook 2016, Skype and OneDrive for Business.

What comes with Office 365 ProPlus for Mac?

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Word 2016, Excel 2016, PowerPoint 2016, Outlook 2016, OneNote 2016

What comes with Office Mobile for iPhone?

Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, PowerPoint Mobile

OneNote and Lync Mobile available as separate download.

What comes with Office Mobile for Android?

Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, PowerPoint Mobile

OneNote and Lync Mobile available as separate download

Office 365 ProPlus for PC Installation

You can download the latest version of Office with Office 365. To install the latest version of Office:

  1. Sign in to your e-mail account from the portal or (Use your college issued e-mail address and college password to login.)
  2. At the top right of the page, click the cog icon > Office 365 under Your app settings near the bottom of the menuCapture6
  1. Choose Settings from the left menu and then click Software.
  2. On the Office page, select a Language, and then click Install.

Note: Office installs the 32-bit version on your PC by default, even if your computer is running a 64-bit version of Windows. If you are unsure which version of Office you should install, see Which version is best for me?

5. Depending on your browser, go to the install pop-up that appears and click Run (in Internet Explorer) Setup (in Chrome), or Save File (in Firefox).

NOTE: If you’re using Edge, first click Save, and then click Run.

Browser options: in Internet Explorer click Run, in Chrome click Setup, in Firefox click Save File

If you see the User Account Control prompt that says, Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? Click Yes.

6. The Office installation will then begin:

7. Click Agree and Next through the setup screens and Office will install and configure in the background.

8. You can now start using Office and it will be completed in the background:

Watch this video to learn about using Office and Office Web Apps in Office 365.


Office 365 ProPlus for Mac Installation

Sign in with your work or school account at

On the Office page page, under Install Office 2016 for Mac, select Install to begin downloading the installer package.

The Office 365 Settings install software screen on a Mac

Once the download has completed, open Finder, go to Downloads, and double-click Microsoft_Office_2016_Installer.pkg. (The name might vary slightly.)

The Downloads icon on the Dock shows the Office 365 installer package

TIP: If you see an error that says the Microsoft_Office_2016_Installer.pkg can’t be opened because it is from an unidentified developer, wait 10 seconds and then try double-clicking the installer package again. If you’re stuck at the Verifying…. progress bar, close or cancel the progress bar and try again.

On the first installation screen, select Continue to begin the installation process.

First Mac 2016 installation screen with "Continue" highlighted

Review the software license agreement, and then click Continue.

Select Agree to agree to the terms of the software license agreement.

Review the disk space requirements, and then click Install.

Enter your Mac login password, if prompted, and then click Install Software. (This is the password that you use to log in to your Mac.)

Enter your admin password to begin installing

The software begins to install. Click Close when the installation is finished. If Office installation fails, see What to try if you can’t install or activate Office 2016 for Mac using Office 365 for business.

Shows the final page of the installation process, indicating that the installation was successful.


Deactivate an installation

If you’ve already installed the latest version of Office with Office 365 on five computers that you use and you want to install Office on a sixth computer, you can do that by first deactivating an installation on one of your current computers.

Go to Install status in your Office 365 Account menu ( Click Deactivate under the computer you want to deactivate the installation from.