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How to install Microsoft Office for faculty/staff

Step 1:
To access this service, faculty and staff must log into their Rutgers Connect account.

Step 2:
After logging in, you will see the above at the top of your page.

To download Office, click the on the App Launcher button (which looks like nine dots) and select “Office 365,” located on the upper left-hand side of the page:

Step 3:
To view your installation options, click on “Install Office Apps,” located on the upper right-hand side of the page.

Step 4:
Choosing the “Office 365 apps” option will cause a prompt to pop up that will provide directions on how to finishing downloading, installing, and activating Office.

Windows Directions:

Mac OS Directions:

Step 5 (optional):
If you select the “Other Install Options” you will be able to view additional software available to you with your Rutgers Connect license.

Please note that it is suggested to not have multiple versions of Microsoft Office running on your device. Please uninstall previous versions of Office before attempting to download the latest version.

Step 6 (optional):
Microsoft Office mobile apps are also available to download for iOS and Android devices: