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Related link:  [http://go.middlebury.edu/office2016 Install Office 2016 on a College-owned computer]
 
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=== Important Details about MS Office 365 ===
 
  
*This version of Microsoft Office is <span style="color:red>only for use on personally-owned computers.</span> Do not use this installer on College-owned computers.
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This document describes how to install Microsoft Office on your '''personal computer'''. For installing Microsoft Office on '''a College-owned computer''', see&nbsp;[[Microsoft_Office|Microsoft Office]]__NOTOC__.
* Full MS Office 365 functionality, such as OneDrive storage and access to web-based versions of applications, is '''not''' available at this time.  Additional features will be phased in.
 
  
* The Middlebury College Helpdesk does '''not''' provide technical support for installs on personally-owned computers and devices. Please be sure you read all requirements and instructions before installing. You agree to install Office at your own risk and, should you encounter issues, you will need to seek assistance from a third party.
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===== Windows =====
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=== Obtain the Installer from Office 365  ===
 
'''To obtain the installer''' click the appropriate link below to review important information, then follow the steps.
 
  
When the Office 365 portal asks you to sign in, enter '''your Middlebury College email address'''.  You will be redirected to a Midd-branded log in page where you will need to provide your email password.
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*Do '''not''' use this installer on '''shared use''' College-owned computers!  
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*'''Windows''' users will be offered Office 365.  
=====  Windows =====
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*If your computer currently has an older version of MS Office, you should uninstall it (via Control Panel, Programs and Features) before attempting to install Office 365.  
* Do '''not''' use this installer on College-owned computers!
 
* '''Windows''' users will be offered Office 2016.
 
* If your computer currently has an older version of MS Office, you should uninstall it (via Control Panel, Programs and Features) before attempting to install Office 2016.
 
# Go to [http://www.office.com http://www.office.com]
 
# Click "Sign in" (if prompted, choose "use work or school account")
 
# Sign in using your Middlebury email address and password
 
# Click the "Install Office 2016" button in the upper right-hand corner of the screen
 
# Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation
 
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===== Mac=====
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#Go to [http://www.office.com http://www.office.com]
* Do '''not''' use this installer on College-owned computers!
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#Click "Sign in" (if prompted, choose "use work or school account")
* '''Macs''' running 10.10 (Yosemite) or above will receive Office 2016; Macs running 10.9 (Mavericks) or below will receive Office 2011.
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#Sign in using your Middlebury email address and password
# Go to [http://www.office.com http://www.office.com]
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#Click the "Install Office" button in the upper right-hand corner of the screen then choose Office 365 Apps
# Click "Sign in" (if prompted, choose "use work or school account")
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#Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation
# Sign in using your Middlebury email address and password
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# Click the "Install Office 2016" button in the upper right-hand corner of the screen
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# Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation
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===== Mac =====
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*Do '''not''' use this installer on shared use College-owned computers!  
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*'''Macs''' running 10.11 (El Capitan) or above will receive Office 365; Macs running 10.10 and below will receive an older version of Office.  
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#Go to [http://www.office.com http://www.office.com]  
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#Click "Sign in" (if prompted, choose "use work or school account")  
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#Sign in using your Middlebury email address and password  
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#Click the "Install Office" button in the upper right-hand corner of the screen then choose Office 365 Apps
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#Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation  
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=== Installation FAQS & Resources ===
 
=== Installation FAQS & Resources ===
==== Q:  Who is covered by Middlebury College's Microsoft Office license?====
 
'''A:'''  Currently employed Middlebury undergraduate faculty and staff, Midd undergraduate students, and currently employed faculty and staff at MIIS are eligible.  <br><br>Our license '''does not''' cover installs for academic programs such as the summer Language Schools, Bread Loaf School of English, or Off-Campus Study.  It also '''does not''' cover emeriti, alumni, retirees, contract hires, nor MIIS students.
 
  
====Q:  I'm confused.  Do I really want Office 365 for business?====
 
'''A:'''  Yes!  The links above take you to the proper installation pages.  Our license is considered business/education.
 
  
====Q: I received a server/DB error when I tried to log in. What does this mean?====
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==== Q: Who is covered by Middlebury College's Microsoft Office license? ====
'''A:''' This generic error means your email account is not authorized to use the Microsoft portal. Please [https://webhelpdesk.middlebury.edu/helpdesk/WebObjects/Helpdesk.woa/wa/TicketActions/new?rt=98 contact the Technology HelpDesk] if you feel this is an error.
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'''A:''' Active faculty staff and students at Middlebury College,&nbsp;Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, Middlebury Language Schools and Breadloaf School of English are able to use the full Office 365 suite and download the applications onto their personal computers.
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Populations not covered are inactive students, emeriti faculty, retirees alumni, contractors and short-term employees.
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==== Q: I'm confused. Do I really want Office 365 for business? ====
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'''A:''' Yes! The links above take you to the proper installation pages. Our license is considered business/education.
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==== Q: I received a server/DB error when I tried to log in. What does this mean? ====
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'''A:''' This generic error means your email account is not authorized to use the Microsoft portal. Please [https://webhelpdesk.middlebury.edu/helpdesk/WebObjects/Helpdesk.woa/wa/TicketActions/new?rt=98 contact the Technology HelpDesk] if you feel this is an error.
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==== Q: I'm having trouble with the installer. Where can I get help? ====
  
====Q: I'm having trouble with the installer.  Where can I get help?====
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*[https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Troubleshoot-installing-Office-2016-and-Office-2013-35ff2def-e0b2-4dac-9784-4cf212c1f6c2?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US Troubleshoot installing Office (PC and Mac)]  
* [https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Troubleshoot-installing-Office-2016-and-Office-2013-35ff2def-e0b2-4dac-9784-4cf212c1f6c2?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US Troubleshoot installing Office 2016 (PC and Mac)]
 
  
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Latest revision as of 15:04, 9 June 2021

This document describes how to install Microsoft Office on your personal computer. For installing Microsoft Office on a College-owned computer, see Microsoft Office.

Windows
  • Do not use this installer on shared use College-owned computers!
  • Windows users will be offered Office 365.
  • If your computer currently has an older version of MS Office, you should uninstall it (via Control Panel, Programs and Features) before attempting to install Office 365.
  1. Go to http://www.office.com
  2. Click "Sign in" (if prompted, choose "use work or school account")
  3. Sign in using your Middlebury email address and password
  4. Click the "Install Office" button in the upper right-hand corner of the screen then choose Office 365 Apps
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation


 

Mac
  • Do not use this installer on shared use College-owned computers!
  • Macs running 10.11 (El Capitan) or above will receive Office 365; Macs running 10.10 and below will receive an older version of Office.
  1. Go to http://www.office.com
  2. Click "Sign in" (if prompted, choose "use work or school account")
  3. Sign in using your Middlebury email address and password
  4. Click the "Install Office" button in the upper right-hand corner of the screen then choose Office 365 Apps
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation


 

Installation FAQS & Resources

Q: Who is covered by Middlebury College's Microsoft Office license?

A: Active faculty staff and students at Middlebury College, Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, Middlebury Language Schools and Breadloaf School of English are able to use the full Office 365 suite and download the applications onto their personal computers.

Populations not covered are inactive students, emeriti faculty, retirees alumni, contractors and short-term employees.

Q: I'm confused. Do I really want Office 365 for business?

A: Yes! The links above take you to the proper installation pages. Our license is considered business/education.

Q: I received a server/DB error when I tried to log in. What does this mean?

A: This generic error means your email account is not authorized to use the Microsoft portal. Please contact the Technology HelpDesk if you feel this is an error.

Q: I'm having trouble with the installer. Where can I get help?

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