Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus is Now Free for Faculty and Staff!

Posted 2015 April 16

Queens ITS is pleased to announce that as of April 17, 2015, Queen's University faculty and staff are eligible to install the entire Office 365 ProPlus suite on their personal devices ? for free! Office 365 ProPlus provides you with the current version of Microsoft Office that includes familiar applications, such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.

With Office 365 ProPlus, faculty and staff are licensed to install the software on up to five personal computers, plus additional installs on mobile devices.

How to obtain Office 365 ProPlus for personal devices:
1. Sign in to Office 365 using your NetID and password.
2. Open the Settings menu (top right of screen).
3. Click on Office 365 Settings.
4. From the left navigation menu, select Software and then Office.
5. Click Install to obtain Office 365 ProPlus on your personal device.
6. Enjoy!

Visit the ITS website for more detailed tutorials on the Office 365 ProPlus service.

Software downloads available from MyQueensU portal should still be used to install Microsoft Office Professional on Queen's-owned computers.

Outlook 2015 is now also available for Mac users

As part of Office 365 ProPlus, Outlook 2015 for Mac can now be downloaded from Office 365. To use this version of Outlook, Mac users must be running Mac OS X 10.10 or later (Yosemite).

If you have any questions about installation, please contact the IT Support Centre by calling 613.533.6666 during regular business hours or by filling out the online help form.