University Of Cumbria Free Office 365

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University Of Cumbria Free Office 365

Microsoft’s Student Advantage gives students and staff the ability to install Office on up to 5 personally owned (not university issued) PCs and Macs.

Office 365 Professional Plus is provided on a subscription basis – you can use the latest version of Office while you are registered with the university and have an active network login account.

How do I install Office 365 Professional Plus?

Office Professional Plus is provided as a download. You will require a good internet connection and will need to stay on-line until it is installed.

Sign in to Office365

Installing the software

  • Once you have logged in to your email, click on the cog shaped icon in the top right corner and select Office 365 settings from the drop down menu
  • On the left hand side, select the second option from the top – software
  • Select install and all the software listed will be installed to your PC or laptop.

Full details can be found on Microsoft’s site here


“Sign In” to Office 365

You will need to Sign In periodically to keep the products activated.

Your Sign In for Office 365 is your email address

eg (student) or (staff)

Although this looks like an email address, it’s actually Microsoft’s way of identifying that your account belongs to the university.