Office 365 - Download/Install Office 365

Most UW-Madison faculty, staff, and students have access to download/install Office suite - more details. For complete details on the different versions (including licensing) of Microsoft Office available, please review Microsoft Office for UW-Owned and Personally-Owned Computers at UW-Madison. Note: If you are on a departmental managed computer, contact your departmental IT support staff instead to make sure the correct version of Office is installed on your device.


Important: Why should you install and use Office 365 ProPlus/Subscription version from the Office 365 portal?


The instructions below are for personal (non-shared) computers:


Download/Install Office

Important

Windows OS

  1. Log into Office 365 Portal using your netid@wisc.edu address and NetID credentials.
  2. Click Install Office button.
  3. Follow the prompts to install the software. You will be prompted to enter your account credentials (NetID/password) to activate the software.
    Note: During the configuration Office/Outlook, If you are prompted to "add this account to Windows", click skip for now.

Mac OS

  1. Log into the Office 365 portal.
    Note: if you are prompted to sign into your Office 365 email account, enter you NetID@wisc.edu address.
  2. Within the "My account" screen, click Install Office button.
  3. When prompted, run the installer and continue with the installation/configuration process.

Chromebook

See Microsoft support article.

Configuration resources

Uninstall Office

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