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Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 is now available to all current Dublin City University staff and students free of charge. This automatically updatable, subscription free based software ensures that Dublin City University staff and students always have the latest version of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Please ensure you read the install instructions before you attempt to install Office 365

 Install Office 365 - PC or Laptop

Choose Your Device

 Windows Laptop or PC

Please ensure you read the install instructions before you attempt to install Office 365

  1. Once you click on the install button, which is located at the bottom of this section, you will be presented with the login screen as below.
  2. Office 365 login page

  3. Enter office followed by @dcu.ie
  4. For example: office@dcu.ie 
  5. Click Sign in to proceed.
  6. A password is not required
  7. Office 365 logon

  8. Enter your DCU username and password and press Login to proceed.
  9. DCU 365 login page

  10. Click on the Install now button highlighted in red below.
  11. Please click Install

  12. To complete the install an exe file must be opened as shown below in the bottom left, highlighted in red.
  13. Please click Install

  14. The install is now complete, "You're good to go".
  15. Welcome to your Office

  16. Please ensure that you have read the install instructions before you attempt to install Office 365 and please follow the install instructions as you attempt to install Office 365.
  17. Install Office 365

 Apple Mac or Apple iMac

Please ensure you read the install instructions before you attempt to install Office 365

  1. We recommend that you have the lastest OS installed before commencing. 
  2. It is possible to download the latest OS by clicking here
  3. Once you have installed the latest OS, please click on the install button which is located at the bottom of this section.
  4. Once you click on the install button, you will be presented with the login screen as below.
  5. Office 365 login page

  6. Enter office followed by @dcu.ie
  7. For example: office@dcu.ie 
  8. Click Sign in to proceed.
  9. A password is not required
  10. Office 365 logon

  11. Enter your DCU username and password and press Login to proceed.
  12. DCU 365 login page>

  13. Follow the instructions on this install window, click continue after each stage and finally close once completed.
  14. Follow the instructions on this install window, press continue after each stage and finally close once completed.

  15. You should now sign in to activate Office 365 by pressing the Sign In button.
  16. Press sign in

  17. Once you have clicked Sign In on the previous screen you will be prompted to enter your DCU username and password.
  18. Please enter your DCU username and password

  19. The install is now complete, "You're good to go".
  20. Welcome to your Office

  21. Please ensure that you have read the install instructions before you attempt to install Office 365 and please follow the install instructions as you attempt to install Office 365.
  22. Install Office 365

 
 Install Office 365 - Smartphone or Tablet

Choose Your Device - Smartphone or Tablet

      Windows Phone                      Android Phone                    iPhone                       Windows Tablet            Android tablet            iPad

Windows Phone       Android Phone             iPhone                      Windows tablet             Android tablet                  iPad

 365 FAQ's  

How can I install Office 365?

 You can install Office 365 by clicking on the button below.

                     Install Office 365

Who can access Office 365?

All current Dublin City University staff and students can access Office 365.

How many devices can I install Office 365 on?

It is possible to install Office 365 on 5 different devices.

If I have Office installed already, what should I do?

As part of the install process all other versions of Microsoft Office will be uninstalled.

Can I open documents created in Office 365 using a previous version of Office?

Yes, Office 2007, Office 2010 and Office 2013 users can open documents created without any additional action.

Do I have access to Microsoft OneDrive?

You do not have access to OneDrive. ISS recommend that you use DCU Apps Drive to save all data. This service has unlimited storage and is for life.

How many devices can I download Office 365 to?

It is possible to install Office 365 to 5 different devices. Office 365 can be used on PCs, Macs, smartphones and tablets.

How long will I have access to the software for FREE?

All Dublin City University students can access Office 365 for free until they graduate from the university.

All Dublin City University staff have access to Office 365 for the duration of their employment.

Does Information Systems Services (ISS) provide support for Office 365?

Yes, ISS will assist staff and students who may experience difficulties installing Office 365. Please log a ticket with our Helpdesk with as many details as possible and a member of the ISS servicedesk team will be in contact with you.