How to Download Microsoft Office 365 On Your Personal Device

Issue/Question

  • I would like to download Microsoft Office.
  • Does Massasoit offer a discounted or free download of Microsoft Office?

Resolution

Massasoit offers Microsoft Office 365 as a free download for faculty, staff, and active students. It includes the full suite of Microsoft Office programs - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, Outlook, and OneDrive. It's available for Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS (Note: Microsoft Access is not available for Mac, Android, or iOS).

Here are instructions on how to get Office on your device:

  1. Click here to get to the Microsoft Office Portal.
  2. On the Microsoft Sign in page, enter your username followed by @massasoit.mass.edu. It should look like this:
    • Note: Students, Faculty, and Staff all need to use @massasoit.mass.edu, regardless of what your email address is.
  3. You may receive a prompt asking for which type of account to use. Select "Work or school account." 
  4. You may be redirected to the MyMassasoit Portal log in page. Log in normally using your Massasoit username and password.
  5. Click on "Install Office." This will download the file to start the installation of Microsoft Office.
  6. Once the download is finished, run the file that was downloaded to initiate the installation.

If you experience any issues during this process or would like additional help, please contact the ITS Help Desk.

Details

Article ID: 74259
Created
Thu 3/21/19 1:44 PM
Modified
Fri 10/8/21 10:51 AM