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How to Install Office 2016 from Office 365

All Cal Poly users have access to Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). PC and Mac users can download and install these applications online through Office 365.

  1. Log in to the My Cal Poly Portal:

    Go to and click the Install button.


    Go to My Apps Email & Calendar.
  2. Click on the gear icon in the upper right-hand corner of the screen and go to Your app settings > Office 365.

    Office 365 Settings
  3. Under Settings, select Software.

    Office 365 Software
  4. Click the Install button to begin Microsoft Office download and installation. Mac and Windows versions of the suite vary, as Microsoft offers more apps for Windows than Mac.

    Office 365 Software - Mac

Windows Users: If you receive an error message, refer to the Troubleshooting page for configuring Office 365 for Desktop (Windows).

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