How do I install and use Microsoft Office 365 on my personally owned device?

Students and educators at Northwood University can utilize Microsoft Office 365 Education for free, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, OneDrive, Teams, plus additional collaboration tools.

Per Microsoft's license agreement, Northwood University provides Microsoft Office 365 to our faculty, staff, and student's PERSONAL HOME COMPUTER(S) AND/OR MOBILE DEVICE(S) free of charge. As long as you're an employee or current student at Northwood, and the program continues, you'll be able to use this software for FREE on up to 5 personal devices--Alumni are not eligible.

For PC and Mac
  1. To download and install Office 365, visit this guide for installation instructions
For iOS and Android
  1. Download from your app store
  2. Sign in with your school credentials for full editing capability
Products included in Office365
Product PC Mac  iOS/iPadOS  Android  Windows
Word Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Excel Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
PowerPoint Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
OneNote Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Lync/Skype for Business Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Access Yes        
Publisher Yes        
Outlook Yes Yes     Yes
Infopath Yes        
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Microsoft Office 365 Training Center

All Microsoft Office 365 applications feature built-in help menus and buttons, or you can visit each application's dedicated support website for additional assistance.
Office365 Application Description
Delve Search tool for shared documents and institutional information
Excel Spreadsheet data analysis solutions 
Flow Workflow and task automation management
OneDrive Personal and Team online storage for your important documents
OneNote Personal and Team note-taking and knowledge management software
Outlook Email and calendaring client
Planner Team task management
PowerPoint Traditional presentation tool
SharePoint A collaboration platform used by the O365 Suite
Sway Easy to use presentation and digital storytelling application
Teams Real-time chatting and web-conferencing support
Word Document creation and editing


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