MSU faculty and staff are licensed for free Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus for use on work and personal computers. This license allows you to download the most up-to-date version of Office for Windows and/or Office for Mac (currently, Office 2016).

You may install Office ProPlus whenever you'd like. 

Office ProPlus Features

  • Get Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs, yes 5!
  • Get Office Online Apps on your mobile devices (iOS, Android, & Windows).
  • Use these free versions of Microsoft as long as you are an employee at MSU.

Office 2016 product icons

Office for Windows applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, OneDrive, Access, Skype for Business.

Office for Mac applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, and Lync (Skype for Business).

Download/Installation Instructions

Follow these instructions to download and install Microsoft Office365 ProPlus:  

Windows - Office 365 ProPlus Installation Instructions

Mac - Office 365 ProPlus Installation Instructions

  • Download speeds may vary dependent on your connection (wired or wireless).
  • While the download may take some time due to its large size, you can begin working in Office 365 shortly after it begins (the system will notify you when ready).

Training

  • Microsoft's Office Training Center -  Learn what's new in Office 2016, find quick start guides, tutorials and more!
  • Lynda.com - Looking for a little more assistance with Microsoft Office 365? MSU students, faculty or staff can access Lynda.com tutorials for free through the Library.  Go to: . Login with your NetID and password. After you login, type Office 365 in the "search" field. This will help you locate any training related to Office 365.

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