Microsoft Office 365

OverviewMicrosoft Office 365 for Education is a subscription-based program that provides access to popular Microsoft productivity software, both online and for download and installation on your computer. 
Available ToStudent, Faculty, Staff
Benefits

Download and run Microsoft Office ProPlus on up to 5 devices (Windows or Mac)
Run popular Office software through your browser, including Word, PowerPoint, OneNote and more
Share and collaborate on documents in real-time

Key Features

Create Word documents, Excel sheets, and PowerPoint presentations in your web browser
Save your documents and access them anywhere via OneDrive

RequirementsA compatible web browser and compatible computer or mobile device.
Your CI email address is required to create an account. 

Your Office 365 subscription ends upon separation from the university. You may enroll into other consumer or commercial offers available. If you have Office 365, you should make sure to transfer all your files from your CI OneDrive to your personal OneDrive prior to separation.
CostNo cost
Getting Started

Sign up on the Microsoft Office 365 for Education page, using your CI email address.
View Microsoft Office tutorials and resources for students
View Microsoft Office tutorials and resources for faculty
View Microsoft Office tutorials and resources for staff
Read the Office 365 frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Microsoft Office 365 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How do I access & download Office 365? 

Sign up on the Microsoft Office 365 for Education page, using your CI email address. You will receive a verification email; once you complete email verification as instructed, follow the instructions to begin using Office 365 Online.  Your Office 365 personal home page will contain a button and instructions to "Install Office 2016" if you wish to download desktop or mobile versions of Microsoft Office to your device. 

Which version (32-bit or 64-bit) of Office 365 is installed? How do I install the 64-bit version the Office 365 Software? 

Office installs the 32-bit version on your PC by default, even if your computer is running a 64-bit version of Windows. A 64-bit version of Office 365 is not available at this time. 

What is included with Office 365 ProPlus subscription license?

  • Office 365 ProPlus for Win (Office 2016 ProPlus base applications)
  • Office 365 ProPlus for Mac (Office 2016 for Mac base applications)
  • Office Mobile for iPhone
  • Office Mobile for Android

How many machines/devices can I run this subscription on and what if I hit my maximum number? How can I deactivate a registered device? 

Each subscription license allows you to run Office on up to five machines - Mac or Win. You can also run Office Mobile for iOS and Android on up to 5 mobile devices.  Once you have completed your installation, make sure to have Auto Updates turned ON.

If you've already installed the latest version of Office on five computers that you use and you want to install Office on a sixth computer, you can do that by first deactivating an installation on one of your current computers.

To deactivate a device, go to your Office 365 Software settings page (login to Office 365 required). Click Deactivate next to the computer you want to deactivate the installation from.

What applications come with Office 365?

Office 365 ProPlus for Win

  • Word 2013
  • Excel 2013
  • PowerPoint 2013
  • OneNote 2013
  • Access 2013
  • Publisher 2013
  • Outlook 2013
  • InfoPath 2013

Office 365 ProPlus for Mac

  • Word 2016
  • Excel 2016
  • PowerPoint 2016
  • Outlook 2016
  • OneNote 2016

Office Mobile for iOS and Android

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • OneNote
  • Delve

When does your Office 365 subscription expire?

Your Office 365 subscription through your instruction ends upon separation from the university. You may enroll into other consumer or commercial Microsoft offers available. Before separating from CI, please make sure to transfer all your files from your school's OneDrive to your personal OneDrive.