Microsoft Office


Western students, staff, and faculty have free access to the entire Microsoft Office suite, for use both on campus workstations and home systems.

Products Available

Western's agreement with Microsoft includes versions of Office for PC and Mac systems, as well as iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. The Office suite includes:

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • OneNote
  • Outlook
  • Access
  • Publisher

Your Office 365 account provides you with 10 licenses, allowing you to install Office on all of your home computers and mobile devices.

Obtaining Office

To obtain MS Office for your home/personal computer please see the Western Technology Services Microsoft Office Home Use  information and download web page.

Frequently Asked Questions

I downloaded Office, but it doesn't have Microsoft Project or Visio. How do I obtain these applications?

The Office suite does not include these applications. Computer Science students, staff, and faculty can obtain Project and Visio through the Microsoft Azure Dev Tools.