Microsoft Office

PSU and Microsoft are offering all active Students, Faculty, and Staff FREE Microsoft Office (client download for home) and Office 365 (cloud service that can be used anytime)!

No sign up needed if you are an active student or employee you are ready to go, just Click HereUse your PSU email address and Active Directory password to login.

NOTE: Employees: and the password that you use to login to your computer/the P Drive/GusNET 
           Students: and the password that you use to login to GUS/GusNet

What is included?

  1. A free office 365 account that allows you to work anytime anywhere in the cloud.
  2. One Terabyte of cloud storage, that's 1,000 Gigabytes
  3. 5 Microsoft Office local installations for home
  4. 5 Microsoft Office installations for tablets
  5. 5 Microsoft Office installations for mobile devices

Login/Download Instructions

PDF instructions on how to login Click Here

Frequently Asked Questions
  • How many devices are eligible to download Office 365 ProPlus?
  • Do I get anything else besides Office 365 ProPlus when I use the self-service process?
  • What devices can I use Office 365 ProPlus on?
  • What happens when I graduate or leave the university?
  • What does Office 365 ProPlus include?
  • Can I install Office for iPad through this Office 365 ProPlus benefit?
  • Does this replace the Office 365 University product or Office Home & Student?
  • How is the value proposition different for Office 365 University and Office 365 ProPlus for students?
  • If I recently purchased Office and am now also be eligible for free Office 365 ProPlus through my school, will I receive any credit and/or compensation?
  • If I have already installed Office 365 University on my computer, what will happen if I attempt to install Office 365 ProPlus?
  • I need help installing, where do I go?
Office 365 can be downloaded on 5 computers, 5 tablets, and 5 smart devices.  ***If you are a faculty or staff member, Office 2013 is available for your campus work computer.  There is no need to use a download for your work computer. 
In addition to having access to the Office ProPlus client which has application like Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, which work across your PCs and Macs, you can active the clients on your iPad, iPhone, and Android Phone, giving you access to edit and review your homework on the go.  You also get 1 TB of storage through OneDrive for Business to ensure you access to all of your documents whenever you need them.  If you using a computer that doesn’t have Office installed, don’t worry you can edit or review those assignments in Office Online in any browser. 
Office supports PCs and Windows tablets running Windows 7 or higher, and Macs with Mac OS X 10.6 or higher. Office for iPad can be installed on iPads running version 7.0 or higher. For information about mobile devices, visit
When you leave the university for any reason, your Office 365 subscription through your institution ends. You may enroll into other consumer or commercial offers available. If you have Office 365 Education at your school, you should make sure to transfer all your files from your school OneDrive to your personal OneDrive prior to leaving the university.
Office 365 ProPlus comes with a full version of Office and familiar Office applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote and more. Office 365 ProPlus is a user-based service and allows each student to install on up to five PCs or Macs, and five tablets (iPad) and access Office mobile applications on iPhone and Android phones. (Office Mobile applications are included with all Windows phones). More information Here.
Yes, this would count towards the limit of installing it on 5 tablets. Just install the applications and sign in with your school ID.
No, Office 365 University will continue to be sold to enable students at colleges and universities that do not take advantage of, or qualify for, this free benefit and likewise for the Office 365 Home Premium offer

Office 365 University includes 60 minutes per month of Skype premium.

Office 365 ProPlus includes additional organizational applications such as Lync and a number of added technologies for organizational uses (Information Rights Management as one example) that are not available in Office 365 University.

No. The Office purchased is a consumer offering and students can continue to take advantage of the purchased offer.
The office client supports having both an Office 365 personal account (used when you signed up for Office 365 University) and a school account (login provided by your school), students will be able to remain signed in with both. Office install will have both your personal and institution ID associated with it after the installation.
If you are having issues installing Office, visit the Gorilla Geeks in 109 Whitesitt.