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Office 365 - Office 2016 for Students and Current Employees

As part of Office 365,every student and current employee at UW-Platteville has access to five copies of Office 2016 to install on personally-owned devices. At this time, the free licenses are not available for guest/retiree accounts.

You can manage these licenses as you would an iTunes account.  The software is free and is yours to use as long as you have a UW-Platteville account.

Office 2016 on Windows includes:
  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Outlook/Outlook Web App (OWA) (email & calendar, which everyone has)
  • Publisher
  • Access
  • OneNote
  • Skype for Business Online (formerly Lync)
  • Sharepoint*

*Sharepoint will not be activated for campus at this time.  However, you may be able to use it with another account.

Office 2016 on Mac includes:
  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Outlook/Outlook Web App (OWA)

For instructions on how to access your free software, go to Office 365 - Accessing Free Licenses

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

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Keywords:software office 2016 student copy license device free included PC Mac Android iOS purchase windows faculty staff employee   Doc ID:42835
Owner:Deb M.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2014-08-12 11:46 CDTUpdated:2018-06-22 07:37 CDT
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