Users enrolled in Office 365 Education Plus or Office ProPlus: where can they download Microsoft Office?

If you are a faculty or staff member who is enrolled in either Office 365 Education Plus or Office 365 ProPlus, follow these steps to download Microsoft Office for your PC or Mac, as well as the mobile versions of the apps for your iOS or Android device.

NOTE: Uninstall any previous versions of Microsoft Office before proceeding.

PC

Download and install Microsoft Office for the PC

  1. Sign in to Office 365 by visiting outlook.com/uci.edu.
  2. In the upper-right of your screen, select the Gear icon and then select Office 365 Settings.
  3. On the Settings page, under the heading Software, select Install Software.
  4. On the Office page, select a Language, and then choose Install to install the 32-bit version. Note: To install the 64-bit version, choose 64-bit in the Version section before you choose Install. If you’re uncertain, click the link labeled Which version is right for me?
  5. At the bottom of the screen, select Run.
  6. Follow the prompts and accept the license agreement.
  7. When you see “You’re good to go,” select All done.

Mac

Download and install Microsoft Office for the Mac

  1. Sign in to Office 365 by visiting outlook.com/uci.edu.
  2. In the upper-right of your screen, select the Gear icon and then select Office 365 Settings.
  3. On the Settings page, under the heading Software, select Install software.
  4. On the Software page, select Office in the left column and then select Install.
  5. When prompted, Save the file to your Downloads folder.
  6. In your Downloads folder, double-click the installer and follow the prompts to install Office for the Mac.

Note: Unlike the PC version of Office, neither Skype for Business nor OneDrive for Business are currently bundled with Office for the Mac.

To install Skype for Business (known as “Lync for Mac 2011”).

  1. When the installation of Office is complete, go back to the Software page in your browser where you downloaded Office.
  2. In the left column, select Skype for Business and then select Install.
  3. When prompted, Save the file to your Downloads folder.
  4. In your Downloads folder, double-click the installer and follow the prompts to install Lync for Mac 2011.

Download OneDrive for Business.

Android

Download and install Microsoft Office mobile apps for Android

From your Android device, tap each icon below to download the Microsoft Office mobile apps from the Google Play Store.

msword
Microsoft Word
msexcel
Microsoft Excel
msppoint
Microsoft PowerPoint
msoutlook
Microsoft Outlook
onedrive
Microsoft OneDrive

iOS

Download and install Microsoft Office mobile apps for iOS

From your iOS device, tap each icon below to download the Microsoft Office mobile apps from the App Store.

msword
Microsoft Word iOS
msexcel
Microsoft Excel iOS
msppoint
Microsoft PowerPoint iOS
msoutlook
Microsoft Outlook iOS
onedrive
Microsoft OneDrive iOS

 

Frequently Asked Questions

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How long can I use Office 365 Education Plus?

Faculty and staff can use this plan as long as they are employed by the university and their department is enrolled in MCCA licensing.

How many computers and devices can I install Office on?

You may install the Office software on up to five computers, five tablets and five mobile phones.

What are the minimum system requirements?

To install Office, your PC or Mac must meet the minimum system requirements. View the system requirements.

I'm having trouble installing Office, where can I get help?

If you’re experiencing issues trying to install Office on your PC or Mac, see Troubleshoot Office installation with Office 365 for business.

How does one transfer files between one’s own Microsoft OneDrive accounts? (UCI account, personal account) ?

At this point, this is a manual process.  Microsoft may provide additional tools of features in the future.

I forgot my Office 365 password.

Whenever possible, please call the OIT Help Desk at (949) 824-2222 from your desk phone. We will need to verify your identity before we can reset your password.

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