Carnegie Mellon University

Microsoft Office

Students, faculty and staff may download Microsoft Office for university and personal use. 

  • Students, faculty and staff may install Microsoft Office on up to five devices, including mobile devices, using Office 365.
  • Visit the Microsoft Office Portal to download Office 365. Log in using your Andrew userID (e.g., userid@andew.cmu.edu) and password. Microsoft requires you to revalidate your license periodically using Single Sign-On.

    Note: Follow these instructions to configure Outlook 2016 (Windows) for Exchange, if you downloaded Outlook from Office 365.
  • If an IT administrator or DSP does not support your university-owned machine, follow the instructions for personal computers and mobile devices to download Microsoft Office from Office 365.
  • If an IT administrator or DSP does support your university-owned machine, he or she will install Microsoft Office from the Microsoft Volume License Service Center (MVLSC) web page.
  • If you are an IT administrator, email it-help@cmu.edu to request access to the MVLSC page. Visit MVLSC Activation for more information.