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Installing Office 365 ProPlus: Graduate student workaround

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Dave Beauvais  

If you are a current graduate student, and your OHIO email account has not been upgraded to Catmail, then the normal Mac/PC instructions will not work. Instead, follow the steps below to install your free copy of Office 365 ProPlus:

  1. Go to www.office365.com and click Sign In.
  2. Enter your OHIO email address and click Next.
    Screen shot: Microsoft sign-in to download Office 365
  3. If given a choice, select Organizational Account.
    Screen shot: Office 365 organizational account choice
  4. Sign in with your OHIO ID and password.
    Screen shot: OU login page
  5. Upon successful login, you should see the options to download the Microsoft Office installer for your Windows or Mac computer.
    Screen shot: Office 365 installer page

If you are unable to access the installer or receive an error page, please report the problem to the OIT Service Desk at 740-593-1222 or www.ohio.edu/oitech.


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