Office 365

Office 365 download FAQs

Microsoft Office Pro Plus is now available free of charge for USF Students, Faculty and Staff personal devices.

Under Microsoft’s Office 365 Education program, individuals are allowed installation of Microsoft Office Pro Plus on up to five personally owned PC’s or Macs at a time using your login.  Installations can easily be managed online and will remain licensed as long as you have an active association with USF. 

USF owned computers will receive Microsoft Office from USF IT as part of the standard setup.

For further information and installation instructions visit

Knowledge Base Article:



* What is Office 365 ProPlus?

 * What are the eligibility requirements to install Office ProPlus:

 * How long can I use this plan for?

 * Problems with installation? 

 *Why should I NOT install Office 2016 through this method?

 *How do I install Office 2016 on my personal devices?

For further information and installation instructions visit


Some Known issues

* Office 2016 Click-to-Run is incompatible with Office 2013. Visio 2013, InfoPath2013, SharePoint Designer 2013, and Project 2013 will be uninstalled during the Office 2016 installation process.  The 2013 versions cannot be reinstalled on the same computer.  The 2016 versions would have to be purchased separately.

* If the USF member has an existing personal MS live account which is the same email address as their USF email address, there may be a conflict with their USF account.  Different types of account help can be found here.