University Information Technology (UIT) is pleased to announce that Microsoft is making Office 2016 Education freely available to all currently active full and part-time York U students, staff and faculty for home and personal computers.
Microsoft’s program allows eligible users to download and install Office 2016 Education on up to 5 PCs or Macs and on other mobile devices, including Android, iPad(R), and Windows tablets. Office 2016 Education includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook. Microsoft also provides access to a limited amount of file storage on their OneDrive cloud service.
To take advantage of this free offer, follow these instructions*:
1. Go to https://portal.office.com/
2. Enter your Passport York username with @yorku.ca - e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org. See image.
3. Enter your Passport York password.
4. On the right hand side of your screen click on "Install Office 2016".
5. Follow the on screen instructions.
* For mobile platforms such as iOS and Android, once you login to https://portal.office.com/ you will be directed to download Office 2016 from the Apple Store or Google Play Store respectively.
York is pleased to offer Microsoft Office 2016 Education Suite to its active students, faculty and staff. For further support and information, please visit Microsoft's resource page.
York is pleased to offer Microsoft Office 2016 Education Suite to all currently active full and part-time York U students, staff and faculty for home and personal computers.
When you graduate or leave York, your Office 2016 subscription through your institution ends. You may enroll into other consumer or commercial offers available. If you have Office 2016 Education at your school, you should make sure to transfer all your files from your school OneDrive to your personal OneDrive prior to graduation
Office 2016 Education comes with a full version of Office and familiar Office applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote and more. Office 2016 Education is a user-based service and allows each student to install on up to five PCs or Macs, and five tablets (iPad) and access Office mobile applications on iPhone and Android phones. (Office Mobile applications are included with all Windows phones). More information here
Although Office 2016 Education is not supported by UIT Service Desk; If you are having issues installing Office, visit Install Office on your PC or Mac with Office 2016 for business.
) for installation instructions.
No. The Office purchased is a consumer offering and students can continue to take advantage of the purchased offer.
Google Apps at York
is an email and cloud offering of applications for Undergraduate students at York. It is a separate service from Office 2016 Education and is free to all Undergraduate students.