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The university provides Microsoft Office 365 to you for free as long as you are a student. Microsoft Office 365 is the official student email system and also includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook for Mac and Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, OneNote and Publisher for Windows. In addition, as a higher education student you can purchase Windows and other Microsoft products directly from Microsoft at educational prices.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Microsoft Office 365
    • Official university student email
    • Use Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook for free
    • Windows users can also download Access, OneNote and Publisher
    • Can be installed on up to five Macs or Windows computers and five mobile devices
    • Includes spam and malware protection
  • Purchase Windows and other products through Microsoft at educational prices

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be a student
  • Must know your Network Username and password
  • Log in using your full email address – e.g. networkusername@email.sc.edu

GETTING STARTED:

  • Microsoft Office 365
    1. Office 365 – Log in to Office 365 online at outlook.com/email.sc.edu.
    2. Log in with your email address (i.e. networkusername@email.sc.edu) and password. Your email  inbox will be displayed.
    3. To download Microsoft Office choose Settings (gear icon in top right corner), Office 365 settings and Software. Follow the prompts to install Office.

MORE INFORMATION:

  • You will have Office 365 to use for free as long as you are a student.
  • You can download Office 365 on up to five computers and five mobile devices. Your documents will be synced across all devices.
  • If you would like to continue using Office 365 after graduation, you can purchase a license at the Microsoft Store.
  • Your email account will remain active for one (undergraduate) or two (graduate) years after you have taken your last class.
  • Need assistance with Office 365? Contact the UTS Service Desk or visit the Carolina Tech Zone for technology support.

COST:

  • Office 365 – Free
  • Windows and other Microsoft products – Varies