Microsoft Office for free for students, faculty and staff!

Barry University is providing Microsoft Office to every student, faculty and staff free of charge!! As long as you're a student, faculty and staff here at Barry University, you will be able to use the software for free, and take advantage of the following:

   Microsoft Office  Applications    Advantages

  • Outlook
  • OneDrive
  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • OneNote
  • Access*
  • Publisher*


  • Install on up to 5 compatible PCs and Macs, plus 5 tablets (including iPad!)
  • Use with OneDrive for Business (free unlimited storage) for automatic device syncing
  • Gain valuable skills on the world's most popular productivity software

* Access and Publisher are available on PCs only

To get Microsoft Office, follow these simple steps:

For PC and Mac:

  1. Log into Outlook on the web, click the app launcher in the upper left-hand corner  and then click Office 365 .
  2. Click Install Office > Office 365 apps.

  3. A file downloads to your computer. Once the file has finished downloading, click the file and go through the installation steps.

  4. After Office 365 ProPlus has finished installing you need to sign in to Office with your Barry email account.
  • Windows: Click Start > My Office.  Open any app (e.g., Word), click Accept and start <program name>.
  • Mac: Open your Applications folder and click  a Microsoft app (e.g., Microsoft In the application name menu (e.g., Word) click Activate Office. Sign in with your Stanford email address and click Next.  Authenticate using two-step authentication.

Tip   After installing, you can start to use Word, Excel, and the other Office applications. If you can't find the applications, learn how to find the Office applications that you just installed.

For Mobile Device

  • Click on the links below for information on using Office 365 on iOS and Android devices:

Update:  Office apps for Android will no longer be supported on Chromebooks

Microsoft 365 announced on August 23, 2021, through in-app messaging, for Office apps for Android (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Union, OneNote and Outlook) on Chromebooks that the apps will no longer be available in the Google Play store. Users will be able to access Microsoft 365 from the web.

Note: This change does not affect Android devices.

If you are using Office apps for Android on Chromebooks, these apps will no longer receive updates beginning November 1, 2021. Additionally, you will not be able to download Office apps for Android on Chromebooks once they have been removed from the Google Play store.

Note: Existing Office apps for Android installations will continue to function but will not receive updates or security fixes. 

If you have trouble, visit Microsoft's support site for installation assistance, Troubleshoot Office installation with Office 365 or contact the IT Support Desk at

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