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Install Microsoft Office for Home - Student

In order to install Microsoft Office 365 on your personal computer, you need to sign up for a Microsoft Account using your @nevada.unr.edu student email address. The instructions below will direct you on how to sign up for the account and install the software. 

Installing Microsoft Office 365 on a Personal Computer

  1. Go to https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/education/products/office/default.aspx and enter in your @nevada.unr.edu email address.Screenshot of the Get Office 365 for free button with a red box around the Get started button and a red arrow pointing towards the Get started button.
  2. The next screen will ask if you are a student or teacher, click on the I'm a student option. Screenshot of the Ofifce 365 Sign-up screen with a red box around the I'm a student button.
  3. Enter in the information to create your account. Check your student email address for the signup code, and click StartScreenshot of the Create your account screen with a red box around the Start button and a red arrow pointing towards the Start button.
  4. You will see a screen asking for additional info. Click on NextScreenshot of the Additional info required screen with a red box around the Next button and a red arrow pointing towards the Next button.
  5. Set up two of the three available secondary authentication methods and click on Finish (finish will be greyed out until the authentication methods have been verified).Screenshot of the Secondary authentication screen with a red box around the finish button and a red arrow pointing towards the finish button.
  6. You will now be logged into your Microsoft Account. Click on Install Office apps and select Office 2016. (The system will automatically detect what operating system you are using PC or Mac and download the correct file type). Screenshot of the Install Office apps screen with a red box around the Office 2016 option and a red arrow pointing towards the Office 2016 option.
  7. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to finish the installation of the software and license it properly. Screenshot of the Office installation instructions.

If you have any issues installing Microsoft Office 365 on your personal computer, please contact the OIT Support Center.

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