ALERT: Before visiting campus you need to complete a COVID-19 questionnaire. Please check hours of operation before visiting campus. Many Student support Services & Resources areavailable. Contact the related department or submit a student support services request form.

How lớn Activate/Install Microsoft Office:

First, kiểm tra if you have Microsoft Office on your computer

Some computers will come with Microsoft Office already installed, including loaner laptops from the college, but you’ll still need to lớn activate a student (or staff) license to lớn continue using MS Word/Office for free. If you know Office is installed, skip down khổng lồ Yes, I Have MS Word/Office on My Computer section. If you need to kiểm tra on this, just continue with step 1.

Bạn đang xem: Microsoft office suite free for students

On a Windows computer click the search Box (magnifying glass icon)
 on the lower bottom left of your computer (you can also press the Windows logo key + S on your keyboard to mở cửa Search). On a Mac computer click the Spotlight icon (if shown) in the thực đơn bar in the upper right, or press Command + Space bar. Type “Word” for Microsoft Word. If Word does appear, continue onto Yes, I Have MS Word/Office on My Computer. If Word doesn’t appear, or the result shows only WordPad or Pages, proceed lớn No, I Don’t Have MS Word/Office on My Computer.

Yes, I Have MS Word/Office on my Computer

If Word appears, that means you already have Microsoft Office installed on your computer. But you will need khổng lồ log in with your college thư điện tử (Saints thư điện tử for or staff email) if you want to continue to lớn use this for không tính tiền (otherwise, Microsoft will start disabling access khổng lồ Office và request payment after a trial period of, typically, a month).

mở cửa Word by typing this in the search Box (or Spotlight on the Mac), & then selecting to open it. Look in the upper right hand corner for your name or email. Click lớn find further information. If you’re already signed in with your email all is good; you’re done. But if you see either no name or a personal thư điện tử here, you need lớn change this by signing out và signing in with your college email. The only exception khổng lồ this is if you’ve already paid for a personal license for Microsoft Office và want lớn continue using this. Keep in mind even once you sign in with your college e-mail (Saints thư điện tử or staff email), there is still a slight delay in the license being recognized by Microsoft & activated. It’s likely you’ll still see a license/activation error, which should soon go away. You’ll want to lớn accept the conditions of the license & have this apply to all programs/applications, so all Microsoft apps allow không tính tiền use through your college email.

No, I Don’t Have MS Word/Office on my Computer

open a web browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Safari.

If you are a Student

Go khổng lồ the website, Current Students, & Saints Email (Log in with your username và password (first initial, dot, last name, no. You should see the Mt. Hood logo. If you are new to lớn and don’t know your Saints Email, log in lớn, click Student Services tab at top và then Message Center on left. Note: For new students a Saints thư điện tử will only be created 48 hours after you register for classes.

If you are a Staff member

Go to lớn website, Intranet (near the bottom of the screen) và Office 365 Email. Log in with shortened (last name & first initial) username & password. You will be redirected to another site or pop up screen, và may have to do this multiple times. You should see the Mt. Hood logo. Click the tiles icon in your thư điện tử (upper left of the screen).
In the tiles area you can access online “lite” versions of Microsoft apps, but here (just to the right of the tiles icon) you can also find a liên kết to Office. Choose this to lớn take you lớn another screen. Now, look to the upper right of the screen for Install Office, and choose Office 365 apps lớn begin the office installation on your computer. You’ll need to xuất hiện and run the setup file which is sent khổng lồ your Downloads folder on your computer (you may see this on the bottom left). This will install the full MS Office 365 onto a PC or Mac computer (speeds for the install will vary, based on your connection). If you want to see other install options, choose the 2nd option. Here, you can see how many of your 5 device installs you’ve used, information about your Office subscription, options for other languages, etc.

*Mac or **Chromebook users can skip down to the Notes for these devices.

If prompted to lớn enter an thư điện tử or upon opening an Office tiện ích for the first time, a student should type Saints thư điện tử and password for (free) access to Microsoft Office. Staff would enter Outlook username và password. Go back up to lớn Yes, I Have MS Word/Office on my Computer if needed for more information about logging in & activating the Office license.

*Notes for Mac Users

The Office Mac version only includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Outlook (most notable is the absence of Access và Publisher).

For Mac users, as with Windows PC users, you will log into your Saints email (or staff email) & follow the No, I Don’t Have MS Word/Office on my Computer to log into your school account và find the install Office link.

Once you click install, the large Office suite may take a while khổng lồ download, ending up in the Downloads folder. From the Finder you can press COMMAND + OPTION + L to mở cửa this folder. Then, double-click the most recent tệp tin in the Downloads folder, and begin the installation process. You’ll step through a number of screens khổng lồ accept Microsoft’s license agreement. Mac seems better than Windows at grabbing your correct school account and activating your license.

SIMnet users: SIMnet is an online Microsoft Office simulation used in Business, Business Technology, và CIS classes. SIMnet supports both Mac và Windows users for Word, Excel, & PowerPoint courses (e.g. BA131, CIS120L, BT125). For Access courses (CIS125DB, BT210ZAA, or BT210ZAB) Mac users will need to lớn use a Windows computer because Microsoft Access is a database program not made for Macs. Mac users taking an Access course could purchase Parallels & Windows software to emulate a PC, but this option can be costly.

Xem thêm: Kiểm Tra Và Cập Nhật Phiên Bản Android Trong 5 Phút, Cập Nhật Phần Mềm Là Gì

**Trying lớn install on a Chromebook?

Sorry--you’re out of luck to install the full version of Microsoft Office since this is a suite of programs created for Windows và Mac operating systems, và it requires a hard drive for installation. Chrome game ios is online & built around Google apps, such as Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Gmail, etc. But you can still feel không lấy phí to log into the Chrome Store và install more basic versions of the Microsoft Office apps, or just log into your Saints Email, click on tiles in the upper left, & access the “lite” versions of Online Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.


Tip: If you see the following screen when signing in, be sure to lớn select “Work or school account”.


License Activation Problems? If you know you are connected lớn the internet, you already had Office on your computer, & you still can’t get the license to lớn activate on a Windows computer you may need khổng lồ remove this version và reinstall.

In the tìm kiếm Box type “Uninstall” & choose Add or Remove Programs. Click the program and an “Uninstall” button will appear. Once, you’ve uninstalled, restart your computer & go to lớn the No, I Don’t Have MS Word/Office on my Computer (further up the page) to lớn run the install process and log in with your credentials.