Installing Microsoft Office 365


How do I get Microsoft Office for free

How can I install Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Excel

How do I download Office for my MacBook Air

Should I use this article for installing Office 365 on a university-owned device


  • Windows
  • macOS
  • Office 365
  • iOS
  • Chromebook


Office 365 Pro Plus gives access to the most recent versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other titles depending on platform. Under this program, current FacultyStaff and Students may install the software on up to five devices/computers (University owned or personally owned) at no cost.

The software will remain active and usable for as long as you are current FacultyStaff, or Student.  Based on Microsoft’s licensing requirements, it's not offered to past students who have graduated or leave USD.


Note:  Individual Office 365 apps may be installed through your Chromebook or smart phone's app store.  


Note: If Office is already installed follow Sign into Office

  1. Go to
  2. Click at upper right to Sign In
  3. Enter your USD email address
  4. Click Next
  5. Enter your USD email address and password
  6. Click Sign In
  7. Click your (reversed) initials in the upper right corner
  8. Click View Account
  9. Click MANAGE below Office apps
  10. Click Install Office
  11. Run the file that is downloaded

Note:  Office 365 can also be accessed with Office 365 Online.

Office 365 Training Center 

Note: The Yubico key may not work with Duo for the initial sign-in after installing Outlook.  Please contact the Service Desk for a Duo bypass code if you do not have another device for authentication. The Yubico key will work for sign-in after the initial setup.

Please contact the Service Desk if you need further assistance

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Office 365 is a cloud-based service that brings together the best tools for the way people work today. By combining best-in-class apps like Excel and Outlook with powerful cloud services like OneDrive and Microsoft Teams, Office 365 lets anyone create and share anywhere on any device.