Download Microsoft Office 365 for free

Issue/Question

  • I want to install Microsoft Office on my personal computer
  • Can I get Microsoft Office for free as a student?
  • Can I get Office for free as a staff or faculty member?

Environment

  • Software for Personally-owned Computers
  • Microsoft Office 
  • macOS
  • Windows

Resolution

  1. Visit Miami's Microsoft portal to get Office for Mac or PC
  2. Log in with your Miami email address and MUnet password
  3. Click the Install Office button, the installer will download normally to your Downloads folder
    • If on macOS please note the message for running on macOS 10.10 - 10.12.6
  4. Double click the installer file downloaded to complete the installation
    • Follow all prompts to complete the install

 

Note

  • Effective July 2018, Microsoft ended technical support of Office 2010 and Office 2013, the Security Essentials antivirus program, and the early Surface and Surface Pro 2-in-1 devices
  • You can install Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs, 5 tablets, and 5 smartphones.
  • Microsoft Office 365 subscription is only valid for current Students, Grad Students, Faculty, and Staff. 

 

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Article ID: 17766
Created
Tue 10/25/16 2:48 PM
Modified
Mon 5/18/20 7:48 AM
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