FREE Microsoft Office 2016 software!

NOTE:
For information about York University’s Microsoft Office 365 project
please visit the following site.

University Information Technology (UIT) is pleased to announce that Microsoft is making Office 2016 Education freely available to all currently active full and part-time York U students, staff and faculty ‎for home and personal computers.

Microsoft’s program allows eligible users to download and install Office 2016 Education on up to 5 PCs or Macs and on other mobile devices, including Android, iPad(R), and Windows tablets. Office 2016 Education includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook. Microsoft also provides access to a limited amount of file storage on their OneDrive cloud service.

To take advantage of this free offer, follow these instructions*:

1. Go to https://portal.office.com/
2. Enter your Passport York username with @yorku.ca - e.g. smith@yorku.ca.
3. Enter your Passport York password.
4. On the right hand side of your screen click on "Install Office 2016".
5. Follow the on screen instructions.

* For mobile platforms such as iOS and Android, once you login to https://portal.office.com/ you will be directed to download Office 2016 from the Apple Store or Google Play Store respectively.

Documentation

Microsoft's resources

York is pleased to offer Microsoft Office 2016 Education Suite to its active students, faculty and staff. For further support and information, please visit Microsoft's resource page.

FAQ

Who is eligible to get this?

York is pleased to offer Microsoft Office 2016 Education Suite to all currently active full and part-time York U students, staff and faculty ‎for home and personal computers.

What happens when I graduate or leave York University?

When you graduate or leave York, your Office 2016 subscription through your institution ends. You may enroll into other consumer or commercial offers available. If you have Office 2016 Education at your school, you should make sure to transfer all your files from your school OneDrive to your personal OneDrive prior to graduation

How do I install Office 2016 Pro Plus Suite on my computer, phone or tablet?

1. Go to https://portal.office.com/
2. Enter your Passport York username with @yorku.ca for e.g. smith@yorku.ca.
3. Enter your Passport York password.
4. On the right hand side of your screen click on "Install Office 2016".
5. Follow the on screen instructions.

* For mobile platforms such as iOS and Android, once you login to https://portal.office.com/ you will be directed to download Office 2016 from the Apple Store or Google Play Store respectively.

Where are the links I received when I got office 2016 installed on my work computer?