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How do I install Office 365 ProPlus for Mac through ProPlus program?

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Office 365 ProPlus Installation Guide for Mac

Note: Office for Mac 2016 has officially been released and Office 2011 is no longer available for computers running Mac OS 10.10 and above. If you are running Mac OS 10.9 or below, you will be presented with Office 2011 instead of Office 2016, but you may still follow the general instructions below. 

Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac is now available for Faculty and Staff running Mac OS 10.10 and above. To gain access to Office 2016, log in to your Office 365 Organizational Account at or follow the instructions below.  Additional information, including eligibility requirements, is available online at

  1. Log in to your Office 365 Account (
    1. Username: (staff/faculty) | (students)
    2. Password: NetID Password
  2. The page will display what Office options are available for you. Click the Install 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 (staff/faculty) | (students) click Next.
  6. If you are prompted to choose the Microsoft account or Work account, choose Work 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, your application should open and be ready for use.


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