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Office 365 ProPlus - How to install the Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus on Windows or Mac for Students, Faculty, and Staff

Office 365 ProPlus allows currently enrolled (or employed) UWM students, faculty, and staff to download the latest version of the Microsoft Office ProPlus 365 suite at no cost. Once you are no longer enrolled or employed at UWM, your subscription will expire.

All students, faculty, and staff with an active Office 365 account may install the Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus suite which includes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, Skype for Business, and Access (Windows only).

For more information on the ProPlus suite, please visit the Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus site.

On University-owned computers, you can install Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus from Software Center on Windows or Self Service on Mac. For questions about Microsoft Office for University-owned computers, please call the UWM Help Desk at 414-229-4040 or submit a request via the Get Tech Help web portal.


Follow the steps below to download and install Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus for Windows or Mac onto your computer.

  • Log in to Office 365 Portal (http://portal.office.com/Homeusing your UWM email address and ePanther password
  • After logging in, click on the Install Office apps and select Office 2016 (clicking on this begins the installation of the ProPlus Suite).


  • Follow the prompts to install the software package (.pkg for Mac, .exe for Windows). When asked to enter your account credentials, enter your UWM email address and ePanther password.
  • Once your credentials are verified, Office 365 ProPlus will now be activated on your machine.

Additional information:

  • You may install Microsoft Office on up to 5 devices.
  • If you don't have any installs left, you can deactivate an install on one computer and install Office on another.
  • Installing additional languages on a computer that already has this version of Office doesn't count against your install limit.
  • If you are confused as to what the difference between Office 2016 and Office 365 is, please refer to this link  provided by Microsoft.



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Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2014-12-22 09:54 CSTUpdated:2018-09-18 09:18 CST
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