Office 365: Installing O365 in a MacOS


This article provides instructions on how to install Microsoft Office 365 on a Mac operating system.



Task: To install Microsoft Office 365 on a Mac.



Step 1 - Log in to your student account.

Step 2 - Select the Services tab at the top of your page, locate the My Software channel. It may be near the top, or you may have to scroll down the page to find it.

Step 3 - Click Microsoft Office.












Step 4 - If you are not automatically signed in to Microsoft Online, the Microsoft Sign-in window displays. Type in your Username (example:, click Next.










Step 5 - When the USNH Microsoft 365 Login window opens, enter your Username (example: and Password, and click Submit.
















Step 6 - When the Apps & devices page displays, click Install Office to download the installation files to your downloads folder. If a pop-up window asking permission to continue this download displays, click Allow.











Step 7 - Open the downloaded installation folder, double-click the Office Installer icon to launch the installation wizard.

Step 8 - Click Continue.











Step 9 - On the Office License Terms window, click Continue.

Step 10 - Click Agree when prompted by the terms of the license agreement.

Step 11 - Select your install location, or leave the default location selected, and click Install.

Step 12 - You maybe prompted to close your browser before the installation begins. Click Close Application and Install.

Step 13 - Depending on your security settings, you might be prompted to enter your computer password to install the software. Enter your computer password and click Install Software.

Step 14 - When installation is finished, click Continue.

Step 15 - On the successful installation window, click Close.












Office 365 is successfully installed. Check your dock or applications list to find the programs.


Next Steps

When you initially launch any of the Office applications, the Microsoft Sign-in window displays, enter your email address and the same username that you used on the initial download site.










Further Readings

Office 365 for Windows

Office 365: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Need additional help?

For additional Training please visit the Teaching & Learning Technologies Training site

To submit a support request, please fill out the Microsoft 365 Support webform with as much detail as possible, or contact the ET&S Help Desk team on your local campus. For password issues, you must call or visit the Help Desk in person.

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