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UNA students can install Office for free

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In an effort to help prepare students for the technology skills required in the workforce, Microsoft announced Office for Students.

Currently enrolled students can now use Office every day for school work and activities that are most important to them. Office not only helps students stay organized and get their work done today but at the same time develops skills that will be required when they enter the work force.

There is no cost to download and run Office 365 ProPlus 2013 provided in the Office for Students program. You can also access the Microsoft Mobile apps on smartphones or tablets.

Who can install and use the Office for Students products?
The subscription covers all currently enrolled UNA students with an Office 365 account (UNA email account).

How many copies of the software can I install?
Students can install the Office 365 ProPlus software on up to 5 Windows computers, Macs, and smart devices.

What Operating Systems can I install the Office products on?
The Office for Students installation will work on computers running Windows 7 or greater, and Mac OS X 10.6 or greater.

What is included with Office 356 ProPlus License?
      - Office 2013 base applications for Windows
      - Office 2011 base applications for Mac
      - Office Mobile for iPhone
      - Office Mobile for Android

Will I be able to keep Office once I graduate or leave UNA?
No. The Office for Students activation is tied to your UNA email account. You must log into Office 365 at least once every 30 days so Office can verify that you are still an enrolled student. If you are or were a student who is no longer enrolled and access to your email has been removed, the office installs you performed under the account will become read-only, so you will not be able to edit files with them.

Instructions on how to download, install, and activate the software are listed below.


Downloading Office for Students
To download Office 365 ProPro Plus using either a Windows or Apple computer:

1.  Using the computer on which you wish to install Office, go to https://outlook.com/una.edu and use your Unaportal ID and password to log in to your Office 365 email account (email helpdesk@una.edu if you do not know your Unaportal ID or password).Office365Settings

2.  Once logged in, click on the settings gear in the upper right corner and select Office 365 Settings. 

3.  From the options that appear on the left side, select Software.

4.  The system will detect the operating system you are running and recommend the latest version of Office for you to install. Once you verify the version to install, click the Install button.

5.  If you are prompted to Run or Save the file, select Run. If your only option is to save the file, save it somewhere you will be able to find it easily, then navigate to that location on your computer and run the installer (the installation file will end with .exe for Windows or .dmg for Mac).


Installing and Activating Office 365 ProPlus using Windows
Once you have downloaded Office 365 ProPlus on your Windows computer:

1.  If you selected Run in the download instructions above, Microsoft Office will already be installing. If you selected Save, navigate to the .exe and double-click on it to start the installation. After a few minutes you will receive notice stating “Welcome to your new Office.” At this screen click Next.

2.  Follow the prompts through the installation, selecting the options you want.

3.  When all options are selected, a video will play explaining some of the features of Office. Once the video is done, it will ask you to Sign in. At the Sign in prompt, enter your username@una.edu email address, and click Next.

4.  Follow the remaining prompts and when complete you can begin to use the Office products.


Installing and Activating Office for Students on a Mac
Once you have downloaded Office 365 ProPlus on your Mac:

1. If you selected Run in the download instructions above, a Microsoft Office 2011 window will open. If you selected Save, navigate to and double-click the .dmg installer to open the Microsoft Office 2011 window. Inside the Microsoft Office 2011 window, double-click the "Office Installer.pkg" to launch the Office for Mac 2011 installer.

2. Follow the prompts through the installation, selecting the options you want.

3. Once Office has finished installing, the Office Setup Assistant will open. Select Sign in to an existing office 365 Subscription and enter your UNA email address.

4. Choose Organizational account and enter your UNA email address and Unaportal password. Click Sign In and begin using your Office products.

Installing and Activating Office for Students on Mobile Devices
Go to your app store on your mobile device (iTunes for iOS devices and Google Play for Android).

1. Search for Office Mobile for Office 365 Subscribers (Note: On iPad, you may need to change the search setting to iPad apps only).

2. Install the app on your device.

3. After the installation is complete, open the app.

4. When prompted, enter your UNA student email address.

5. Select Organization account and type your Unaportal password.

 

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