Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus: Installation for Windows and Mac

Overview

Microsoft Office ProPlus is available for Students, Faculty, and Staff. To download Office, log in to your UTK Microsoft 365 account at https://portal.office.com/OLS/MySoftware.aspx or follow the instructions below. Additional information, including eligibility requirements, is available online at http://oit.utk.edu/proplus.

For all computer and mobile devices, logging in to Microsoft Office ProPlus is the same. 

  • Username:
    • Staff/Faculty - netid@utk.edu
    • Students - netid@vols.utk.edu
  • Password: NetID Password

Windows

Microsoft Office 365 is available for Windows 10 and 11.

  1. Log in to your Microsoft 365 Account (http://portal.office.com/OLS/MySoftware.aspx.)
  2. The page will display what Office options are available for you, 64-bit is the default. Click the Install Office button to install Office.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions and the streaming installation will begin. This may take some time.
  4. Once you receive a notification that the installation has been completed, you can begin using Office.

Mac

Microsoft Office 365 is available for Macs running one of the three most recent versions of macOS. As of May 2022, this includes macOS 10.15 (Catalina), macOS 11 (Big Sur), and macOS 12 (Monterey).

  1. Log in to your Microsoft 365 Account (http://portal.office.com/OLS/MySoftware.aspx.)
  2. The page will display what Office options are available for you. Click the Install Office button to install Office.
  3. Once the download completes, double-click the package file to run the installer. 
  4. After you have completed the install process, open an Office application (such as Word) and you will be prompted to click Sign In To Activate.
  5. On the next screen, enter your UT email address (netid@utk.edu for staff/faculty, or netid@vols.utk.edu for students) and click Next.
  6. If you are prompted to choose between a Personal account and a Work/School account, choose Work/School Account.
  7. Enter your password and click Sign In. Your Mac may prompt you that "Microsoft Office Setup Assistant would like to access your contacts." click OK.
  8. Once you have finished activation, all Office applications should be ready for use.

iOS and Android

Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus includes applications for iOS (iPhone/iPad) and Android.  Download links and details about available applications are found on the Microsoft Office site

  1. After finding and downloading the desired Office app in your respective app store, launch one of the apps, such as Word.
  2. The first time you launch an app, it will ask you to sign in. Click Sign In.
  3. On the next screen log in as described in the Overview.
  4. Once you are logged in you will be able to create new documents and view documents in OneDrive.  Logging in to one of the Office apps will automatically log you into other Microsoft apps the next time you launch the app.

Details

Article ID: 133897
Created
Thu 6/24/21 9:45 AM
Modified
Thu 6/2/22 11:24 AM
Environment
Microsoft Office