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The New Microsoft Office for Students

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Microsoft Office for Students



Samford University is providing Microsoft Office to every student free of charge. This means the latest version of the full Office productivity suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, and more available for offline and online use to best prepare you for class. As long as you’re a student here, you’ll be able to use this software for free.


  • Install on up to 5 compatible PCs and Macs, plus 5 tablets (including iPad!)

  • Use with OneDrive for automatic device syncing

  • Gain valuable skills on the world’s most popular productivity software

  • Use the same programs as your professors to ensure full file fidelity


To get your Office follow these simple steps:

  1. For PC and Mac:

    1. Visit  

    2. Click through to install and follow the onscreen process

    3. On the installation page select your language and click install

  2. For iOS and Android:

    1. Download from your app store

    2. Sign in with your school credentials for full editing capability


You will need your email address to sign in. If you have trouble, contact the Service Desk at 205 726-2662, or via email at .

Posted by Jason Smith at 10/22/2014 09:11:28 AM