Installing Microsoft Office At Home

Overview

Office 365 is a cloud-based productivity tool that integrates all of the features you need to collaborate with your team. As a student or employee of Cedar Crest College, you receive this subscription for free. It includes the Microsoft Office Suite, 50 GB of email, unlimited storage space in OneDrive, and more!

One of the greatest benefits of our Office 365 subscription is that everyone -- faculty, staff and students -- can install Microsoft Office applications on up to 5 devices at one time.  You can install it on a desktop, a laptop, your iPad -- anywhere Office can run, you can install it.

Directions

Microsoft Office is available for actively enrolled students and current College employees to install on personal computers via the Office 365 Portal. To upgrade your current version, remove old versions of office before installing the new version.

  1. Login to Office 365 Portal, you will see an Install Office button on the top right of the page, just under the your profile picture.
    Install Office Button
     
  2. Click the Install Office button to download the software, then select which set of tools you are interested in installing.
  3. Selecting the Office 365 applications is the most common selection here.
  4. Once clicked, it will kick off the download process.  Save the file as requested by your web browser.
  5. After you save the file, you will see the screen below pop up in your web browser with instructions on how to run the saved file, and answer the questions that come up while running the setup process.
  6. The screens that come up will walk you through the rest of the process. 

Details

Article ID: 53916
Created
Tue 5/15/18 2:26 PM
Modified
Mon 7/15/19 2:04 PM