Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus Software

Information Technology Services is pleased to announce an opportunity for active enrolled students, faculty and staff to obtain frequently used Microsoft software applications at no cost.

Through a CSU system wide and Cal State LA license agreement with Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus software suite is now available for downloading. The suite includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and more.

Additionally, each student, faculty and staff can install this software on up to five computers and five mobile devices – PC, Mac, Apple iOS, Android and Windows Mobile.This is an opportunity for interested individuals to obtain the latest Microsoft Office for free.

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Click here for instructions on how to install Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus Software.

 

FAQs

Who is eligible to download the software?

Actively enrolled students, faculty and staff can take advantage of the offer.

What Microsoft applications are included in the Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus offer?

See complete listing at the end of the page.

Can I install the application on multiple computers?

Yes. You are allowed to install Microsoft Office on up to five computers and up to five mobile devices.

What mobile devices can support these applications?

Current compatible devices are  Apple iPhone, Apple iPad, Android and Windows Mobile.

How long can I use the software?

Students are eligible as long as they are enrolled in school. Students who graduate will lose access to the license but they will retain read-only access to their files.  They will also have the option to purchase their own Office ProPlus license by contacting Microsoft.

Faculty and staff are eligible during their employment.

Can I use Office 365 offline and is this a fully-functioning version?

Yes, this is a fully up-to-date and fully-functioning version. The software will not require a network connection to run after the applications are installed correctly. However, students must connect to the Internet at least once every 30 days to automatically check their license eligibility.

Are there any prerequisites to downloading the software?

An Internet connection is required to log onto the CalStateLA Portal, download the software and obtain the licenses.

Are there any system requirements I need to consider?

The link below will provide detailed requirements for your specific system.

System requirements - http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-suite-help/office-365-system-requirements-HA102817357.aspx

How do I get the Microsoft Office 365 offer for PC and Mac?

How do I get the Microsoft Office 365 apps offer for iOS devices?

How do I get the Microsoft Office 365 apps offer for other mobile devices?

How do I get the Microsoft software support?

Is training available for the Microsoft Office applications?

Training is available through multiple venues, designed to meet variable learning styles and availability.

 

Available Microsoft Applications

Software

PC         

MAC      

Access®

Yes

No

Excel®

Yes

Yes

Lync®

Yes

Yes

OneNote®

Yes

No

Outlook®

Yes

Yes

PowerPoint®

Yes

Yes

Publisher®

Yes

No

Word®

Yes

Yes

 

 

Software

Apple iPhone

Android

Apple iPad

Windows Mobile

Office® for iPad

No

No

Yes

No

Office® Mobile

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Excel®

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Word®

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

PowerPoint®

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Lync®

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

OneNote®

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Outlook® Web Access (OWA)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

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