Installing Microsoft Office from UCA

All currently enrolled students and currently employed faculty and staff can install Microsoft Office apps for free on up to five personal devices. Office apps includes Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. To get Office from UCA, follow the steps below.

NOTE: If you have any previous versions of Office that came with your computer, uninstall these first before continuing. For more information, follow the steps that correspond to your version of Windows. For any questions about this process, contact the IT Help Desk.
  1. Go to Enter your UCA email, and then click Next. In the next window, enter your UCA password, and then click Sign in. (If a window appears asking if you would like to stay signed in, click Yes.)
NOTE: Faculty/staff email addresses end with and student email addresses end with​​

  1. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Click Install Office apps, and then click Office 2016.

  1. Follow the steps that appear on screen to begin the installer. Wait while the installer completes the process. Make sure to stay connected to the internet while the installation completes. When done, click Close.
  2. After opening an Office app for the first time, you may be prompted to accept the Microsoft Office License Agreement. Click Accept.
NOTE: Most models of Chromebooks are not equipped to install Office.
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