Office 365 ProPlus

Office 365 Professional Plus is now available at no cost for University staff and students.

The Microsoft offer provides 5 copies of Office ProPlus (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher and more) for PC and Macs as well as 5 copies of Office for Mobile (including iPad).

You can use office for free whilst you are registered as a student or member of staff at the University and have an active IT account.

Am I eligible for this software?

How do I install Office 365 ProPlus?

Office 365 ProPlus is provided as a download. You will require a good internet connection and will need to stay on-line until installation is complete.  Step-by-step instructions are available:

This software is provided by Microsoft as a personal benefit to University staff and students. Microsoft have provided detailed support information should you require installation assistance

If you encounter any sign-up/access issues, please contact the University IT Service Desk.

Keeping your software activated

You will need to Sign In periodically to keep the Office 365 products activated. 

Your Sign In is your for example:

This is Microsoft’s way of identifying that your account belongs to Newcastle University. (There may be other occasions eg. Mobile Office Apps, where you are asked for an email address and need to enter your userid in this form.)

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