Microsoft Office is an office suite of desktop applications, servers and services for the Microsoft Windows and Mac operating systems. It includes Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote. Microsoft Office is standard on all KU-owned workstations for faculty and staff.
Office 365 is accessible anywhere, anytime from any computer or mobile device with an Internet connection.
KU students, faculty and staff can download free desktop versions of Microsoft Office products for home use through Office 365.
What’s Included in Office 365 at KU?
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, Publisher, Outlook, Skype for Business and OneDrive for Business.
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Skype for Business and OneDrive for Business.
Microsoft Office is standard on all Windows-based KU workstations, including in most campus computer labs.
Students can download Microsoft Office at no cost by logging into Office 365 with their KU Online ID.
Faculty & Staff
For Home Use
Faculty and staff can download Microsoft Office for home use at no cost by logging into Office 365 with their KU Online ID.
On KU-Owned Work Machines
Microsoft Office is standard on all KU-owned workstations for faculty and staff. If Microsoft Office is not installed on your workstation, please contact your technology support staff for assistance.
Training and Tutorials —
KU IT offers free training on Microsoft Office products including: Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. Visit the Technology Training Workshops website for more information.
Online training videos and guides are available on the How To KU website.
Additional training and tutorials for faculty and staff are available through LinkedIn for Learning with Lynda.com. Access is provided through KU's MyTalent system. See the Human Resource Management website for more information.