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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 helpdesk@uwplatt.edu.  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 10:46 CSTUpdated:2017-07-18 15:47 CST
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