Office 365 ProPlus for Students
This article applies to: Software Licensing
Thanks to Cornell's campus agreement with Microsoft, Cornell students can download and install, free:
- Microsoft Office 2016 for Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10.
- Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) or newer.
Free Office downloads are part of Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus services, which are available to Cornell students as a result of Microsoft's Student Advantage benefit.
To install Microsoft Office applications on up to five laptop or desktop computers:
- Go to https://portal.microsoftonline.com/OLS/MySoftware.aspx
Under Sign in with your organizational account, where it says firstname.lastname@example.org, enter your NetID@cornell.edu.
Click anywhere outside the field. You will be directed to Cornell's Federated Login Page.
On the Cornell University Federated Login page, enter your NetID@cornell.edu address and your NetID password.
- You will see a list of the applications in Microsoft Office. Click .
The software will be installed on your computer. Your copy of Office will remain active as long as you maintain your status as a student. Once you graduate or leave the university, you will have the opportunity to keep using the software by paying for a license directly from Microsoft.