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Students at Cornell University are eligible for several different options for Microsoft Office. Some of these options are available at no cost, while others require payment of a licensing fee. Please contact the CU Software office at [email protected] with any questions.

All of these programs are available to registered matriculated students at Cornell University. All of these programs cover installation onto computers that are a student's personal property. Some programs may have additional eligibility requirements that will be mentioned in the program descriptions.

If you are Cornell faculty or staff, please see our Microsoft Office for Faculty and Staff article.

Cornell-Provided Services (No Fee)

Office 365 ProPlus for Students

  • License: Contingent on registration status
  • Website: Visit our Office 365 ProPlus for Students download and installation page

Currently-registered students have access to the full Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus suite of desktop applications. These include for Windows and Mac: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, and Skype. For Windows, Access, Publisher, and InfoPath are also included. The license will remain valid for as long as a student remains registered.

Students and educators at eligible institutions can sign up for Office 365 Education for free, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and now Microsoft Teams, plus additional classroom tools. Use your valid school email address to get started today. Office 365 works like you: everywhere. Download and install or reinstall Office for Mac 2011 Office 2011 for Mac support has ended Upgrade to Microsoft 365 to work anywhere from any device and continue to receive support.

Office 365 Productivity Bundle

  • License: Contingent on registration status
  • Website: Office 365 Productivity Bundle

Currently-registered students have access to a suite of Office 365 online productivity tools for cloud-based access and collaboration. These services include: SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, Office Online, Yammer, and Delve. Access to these services is available for as long as a student remains registered.

G Suite for Education

  • License: Available to Cornell students and alumni
  • Website: G Suite for Education

Students at Cornell can use Google's online applications available through G Suite for Education to upload, read, and edit files created in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Files can also be downloaded in Microsoft-compatible formats.

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Microsoft-Provided Services (No Fee)

Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching

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  • License: Available for instructors and registered students
  • Website: Azure Dev Tools for Teaching

Instructors and students at Cornell can access a suite of education-focused Microsoft development tools. Products available through this service include Visual Studio, Project, Visio, and Windows 10 Education Edition. This service is provided by Microsoft. Products acquired through this service may only be used for instructional purposes.

Microsoft-Provided Services (Fee Required)

Microsoft Office (various options)

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  • License: Available for purchase from Microsoft
  • Website: Microsoft Store

Students may purchase their own license for Office rather than using one provided by the University. This may be the only option for people studying at Cornell who are not enrolled into a degree program or are otherwise not registered as regular Cornell students.

Other No-Fee Options

There are other alternatives to Microsoft Office that allow the ability to read, edit, and create documents in Microsoft Office formats. Please note that the following options are listed as a courtesy to the Cornell community, and that Cornell does not provide support for them.

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  • Google Drive (external link)
  • LibreOffice (external link)
  • Apache OpenOffice (external link)

UConn Students have three options to access or download Microsoft Office and Windows.


Please review the following information and select a download option that fits your role and requirements. If you need assistance determining your best option, contact the Technology Support Center.

Microsoft Office from Office 365 for Home Use

Free for Students

Microsoft Office is available to current students to download for free while enrolled at UConn on up to five personal devices through Office 365.

Primary email address must be

Microsoft Windows for Home Use

Free for Students

Current students have access to Windows for use on their personal devices.

Use Your NetID to Log In

Launch Microsoft Office & Windows through UConn AnyWare

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Free for Students

Students can access Microsoft Office and Windows through the virtual client UConn AnyWare.

The Microsoft Imagine program is now Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching.To access please visit use your UConn email account with NetID password.

Note: Once in Microsoft Azure, if you click around use the link above to be brought back to your available software list.

If you are unsure which option to choose, learn more below or contact the Technology Support Center.

Use Microsoft on a University-owned computer or device

Students can use Microsoft products in a computer lab on campus.

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Check out the computer lab closest to you!