Install Office 365 From Your UW Account


UW students and benefited faculty and staff are eligible to install the full version of Office Pro Plus as part of UW's Office 365 subscription.  If you are a retiree and you want access you can request it here.

From your UW email account, you have 5 licenses that can be installed on PC or MAC, or on mobile devices.


  1. Go to and click on the email button and sign in.

  1. Once signed in, click on the app launcher in the top left hand corner of the screen.

  1. Then click the Microsoft 365 link above the list of apps.

  1. On the right-hand side, you’ll see the install and more icon. Click the icon and a drop down will appear. Select Install Microsoft 365 apps.

  1. Click Install Office.
  1. The installation file will download and you will need to click on that downloaded file.


  1. On the Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? Click Yes
  2. An install screen will appear. Please wait patiently for Office365 to install.


  1. After the installation is complete, you’ll see the following screen. Click Close

  1. Open any Office 365 app and make sure the Allow my organization to manage my device is unckecked. Click Yes

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This program provides free access to the full versions of Microsoft Office to enrolled students, faculty, and staff.