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Microsoft Office 365 for Students

Microsoft Office 365 is available to every student free of charge.

With this version, you can install Office 365 on up to five compatible PCs and Macs, plus five tablets. You also receive 5 TB of OneDrive storage for automatic device syncing.

This subscription is not available to continuing education students or alumni.

Applications in this subscription include:

  • Excel
  • OneDrive
  • OneNote
  • PowerPoint
  • Word
  • Outlook

Installation Instructions

PC and Mac

  1. Go to portal.office.com.
  2. Log in with your Laurier username and password.
  3. Go to the Apps and Devices tab.
  4. Select Install Office.

iOS and Android

  1. Download the Microsoft application from your app store.
  2. Log in with your Laurier username and password.

If you have trouble installing Office, Microsoft's installation guide may resolve your issue.

Requesting Third-party Add-on Apps for M365

There are a wide variety of M365 third-party add-on applications that have been approved for use at Laurier and can be requested for use with your Laurier account (e.g., Mendeley and Zotero).

Please note that admin permissions are required to install add-ons – if you try to install the add-ons yourself, you may receive a pop-up message asking you to contact your System Administrator. To get access to an approved add-on, please contact the ICT Service Desk at support@mylaurier.ca

Upcoming Graduates Information

Your Laurier provided Office 365 subscription will expire on the last day of exams.

If you wish to keep your files from your Laurier O365 account, you must transfer your files from the account to a personal drive or storage space.

Privacy and Terms of Use

For more information, refer to Office 365: Terms of Use.