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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.
      • Enter office@dcu.ie.
      • Click Next to proceed.

    Office 365 login page

  2. Enter your DCU username and password click on Login to proceed.
  3. Office 365 logon

  4. Click on Install Office Apps and choose Office 2016, highlighted in red below and click to proceed.
  5. DCU 365 login page

  6. An .EXE file will be downloaded to your PC as show below, click on the downloaded file to complete the download process and to commence the install process.
  7. Please click Install

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

  10. 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.

Install Office 365

 Apple Mac or Apple iMac

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.
      • Enter office@dcu.ie.
      • Click Next to proceed.

    Office 365 login page

  2. Enter your DCU username and password click on Login to proceed.
  3. Office 365 logon

  4. Click on Install Office Apps and choose Office 2016, highlighted in red below and click to proceed.
  5. DCU 365 login page

  6. An .EXE file will be downloaded to your PC as show below, click on the downloaded file to complete the download process and to commence the install process.
  7. Please click Install

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

  10. 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.

Install Office 365

 
 Install Office 365 - 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.