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Download Office ProPlus

University of Georgia students, faculty and staff have free access to download and install Office 365 ProPlus software through their online UGAMail account, which is powered by Office 365.

Students and employees may download and install the latest, full version of Office 365 ProPlus software on up to five of their personal devices (computers, tablets or phones) with Windows or Apple operating systems.

This service was previously available only to students through the Student Advantage program. It is now available to all UGA faculty and staff, according to the University's existing license with Microsoft. The program is not available to retirees.

To install Office 365 ProPlus on desktops, individuals should log in to their web-based UGAMail account (ugamail.uga.edu) and click on the gear (Settings) icon at the top-right menu. After clicking on Office 365 Settings, students and employees may click Software to begin the installation process.

To install Office 365 ProPlus on mobile devices, go to the App Store or Google Play to find the applications and enter your UGAMail account information.

The EITS Help Desk wiki has step-by-step instructions for installing Office 365 ProPlus for PCs and Macs, along with mobile devices.

The following Office 365 ProPlus applications are available through this service for UGA students, faculty and staff:

Desktop Operating Systems

Software

Windows

Mac

Access

Yes

No

Excel

Yes

Yes

OneNote

Yes

No*

Outlook

Yes

Yes

PowerPoint

Yes

Yes

Publisher

Yes

No

Word

Yes

Yes

*Available for free in the App Store

Mobile Device Operating Systems

Software

iPhone

iPad

Android

Windows Mobile

Office for iPad

No

Yes

No

No

Office Mobile

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

      Excel

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

      Word

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

      PowerPoint

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

OneNote

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Where can I get instructions to download and install Office 365 ProPlus?

The EITS Help Desk wiki has step-by-step instructions for downloading and installing Office 365 ProPlus via the web-based UGAMail.

Instructions are available for Windows and Apple operating systems, along with mobile devices.

Is this a fully-functioning version of Office 365 ProPlus? Can I use it offline?

Yes, this is the latest version of Office 365 ProPlus with complete functionality. You can install Office 365 ProPlus directly to your device without having to connect to the Internet for access. However, students must connect to the Internet at least once every 30 days to for an automatic check of their license eligibility.

How long does a UGA student have access to Office 365 ProPlus?

UGA students have access to their Office 365 ProPlus license while they remain eligible to enroll in classes, which is currently about 16 months after they leave the University. After that, students will have read-only access to their Microsoft files. They may decide to purchase the Office 365 ProPlus on their own. Students must login to the Internet once at least every 30 days for an automatic check of their license eligibility.

How long does a UGA employee have access to Office 365 ProPlus?

After an employee leaves the University, they will no longer have full functionality of their Office ProPlus software within 30 days of their departure. They may decide to purchase Office ProPlus on their own.

I recently purchased Microsoft Office for my personal use. Can I be reimbursed?

No. You purchased a consumer product. Office 365 ProPlus is available through UGA’s existing license with Microsoft.

Can I install this software on my University-issued device?

No. This program only applies to personal devices for students and employees, and not to University-owned devices. UGA has a separate agreement with Microsoft for software installation on University-owned devices.

Where can I get help for installing Office 365 ProPlus?

For installation assistance, contact the EITS Help Desk at 706-542-3106 or helpdesk@uga.edu. The EITS Help Desk also has step-by-step instructions for installing Office 365 ProPlus on Windows and Apple operating systems, along with mobile devices, on its wiki.

Once you have installed Office 365 ProPlus, the EITS Help Desk does not support technical questions about the applications. Instead, contact Microsoft at support.microsoft.com.