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Microsoft Office

OS: MacOS Windows
Affiliation: Faculty Staff Students

Microsoft Office editions available at CU Boulder

  • Office 365 Online: The subscription-based web version of Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and OneNote
  • Office 365 Desktop Apps: The subscription-based desktop version of Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and OneNote
  • Office 2021: The perpetual licensed desktop version of Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Access

Eligibility 

CU Boulder Affiliation Office 365 Online Office 365 Apps Office 2021
Faculty & Staff not available not available
Eligible Faculty & Staff
Students  not available

Visit Your Microsoft Products and Services page to learn which license, products, and services are assigned to your Office 365 account.

Conditions

What the software can be used for:

  • Academic teaching & learning
  • Academic research
  • Administrative (university business)

What the software cannot be used for:

  • Commercial purposes (for profit)
  • Non-academic research

Where the software can be installed

  • Office 365: university-owned computers and personally owned devices
  • Office 2021: university-owned computers only

Other conditions

  • The Office 365 Desktop Apps can be installed on up to five desktops, five tablets, and five mobile devices. Use is restricted to the licensed user.
  • Only one Office 2021 installation per eligible user.

Cost

CU Boulder Affiliation Office 365 Online Office 365 Apps Office 2021
Faculty & Staff free $30 not available
Eligible Faculty & Staff free free free
Students  free free not available

Visit Your Microsoft Products and Services page to learn which license, products, and services are assigned to your Office 365 account.

How to get it

Office 365 Online:

  • Visit the Microsoft Office 365 page for information about how to login and access the applications.

Office 365 Desktop Apps

  • Open Office 365 Apps & devices
  • Select Install Office to download and install the Office apps
  • If prompted, enter your CULoginName@colorado.edu and IdentiKey password to activate the applications on your device
  • For more information, visit Office 365 Apps page. 

Office 2021

  • Contact your local IT administrator for assistance with downloading and installing Office 2021.

Support 

If you need assistance downloading or accessing software, please contact the IT Service Center at oithelp@colorado.edu or at 303-735-4357.