Install Microsoft 365 on your computer

Included programs:

  • Access*
  • Excel
  • Word
  • Outlook
  • PowerPoint
  • Publisher*
  • To Do
  • OneDrive

* Windows only

Uninstall any existing versions of Office

Do you already have Office installed? Before install the Office 365 apps, please uninstall the old version (Mac or PC).

Uninstalling Office will not remove any files, documents, or workbooks you created using the apps.

Download the installer

  1. Go to https://www.office.com
  2. On the Sign in screen, enter (or choose) your @astate.edu email address
    • If prompted to choose a Work or school account or a Personal account, always pick the Work or school account.
  3. Click Next
  4. Enter your A-State password
  5. Click Sign in
  6. Decide whether to stay signed in (if you are on a public computer, choose No)
  7. If prompted, provide Duo verification
  8. In the upper right hand corner, click Install Office. You will be presented with two options:
    • Office 365 apps: Download the full set of popular Office titles: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote. This is a large download, and will requires a good Internet connection and 15-30 minutes.
    • Other install options: This takes you to your My account page, where you can choose to Install Office, review the other apps available in you subscription, and review your authorized devices. 

Begin installation

  1. Double-click the downloaded installation file
  2. Follow the onscreen prompts, and sign in with your A-State email address and password when asked.
    • If prompted to choose a Work or school account or a Personal account, always pick the Work or school account.