Microsoft Office 365

Type of software:

  • Word Processing

Operating system:

  • Windows
  • Macintosh OSX

Available to:

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students

Price:

  • Free
UNLV faculty, staff, and students qualify to receive a free license of Office 365 for personal use. This program gives you access to the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and more to help you in the classroom and in the office. 
  • Simple, do-it-yourself setup
  • Install on up to five computers (PC or Mac), plus five tablets 
  • Includes 1TB of storage from OneDrive  so you can store, access, and share your photos and files from almost anywhere.

Manufacturer:

Microsoft Corporation - http://www.microsoft.com/


How to get software:

Create an account and download the software for PCs or Macs:
  1. Employees: Visit Office.com/Teachers
    Students: Visit Office.com/GetOffice365
  2. Verify your eligibility by using your UNLV email address
  3. Watch your UNLV email for further instructions from Microsoft, including how to download the software to PCs and Macs. 

For iOS devices (iPhones and iPads): 

  1. Create an Office365 account if necessary (see previous instructions)
  2. Download Word, Excel, and PowerPoint from the App Store
  3. Sign in with your Office 365 username and password

For Android devices:

  1. Create an Office365 account if necessary (see previous instructions)
  2. Download Microsoft Office Mobile from the Play Store
  3. Sign in with your Office 365 username and password

Support & Training:

Supported by:

  • IT Help Desk

Type of support provided:

  • Help with use
  • Installation
  • Training
  • Purchasing Assistance

Training options:

Students

The Help Desk provides general support. Check current UNLV and Educational Outreach course catalogs to find courses utilizing this software.

Microsoft also offers free eBooks for some of their more popular programs. To access/download any of these eBooks, please visit MSDN Blogs.

Faculty/Staff

OIT offers scheduled MS Office workshops each semester. Check the schedule online and in the HR Professional Development Catalog.

Educational Outreach also offers various Office classes throughout the year.

Microsoft also offers free eBooks for some of their more popular programs. To access/download any of these eBooks, please visit MSDN Blogs.


Required account:


Available in these computer labs: