Free MS Office for Students and Current Employees

As part of Office 365,every student and current employee at UW-Platteville has access to five copies of Microsoft Office to install on personally-owned devices. At this time, the free licenses are not available for guest/retiree accounts.

You can manage these licenses as you would an iTunes account.  The software is free and is yours to use as long as you have a UW-Platteville account.

Office on Windows includes:

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Outlook desktop client/Outlook Web App (OWA)
  • Publisher
  • Access
  • OneNote
  • Skype for Business Online
  • Teams

Office on Mac includes:

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Outlook/Outlook Web App (OWA)
  • OneNote

For instructions on how to access your free software, go to Accessing Free MS 365 Licenses under Related Articles on the right.


Need help?


If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

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