Microsoft Licensing: Installing/Logging into Microsoft Office - Faculty & Staff


This article will provide faculty and staff with directions on how to download Microsoft Office to personal computers.



Office 365 is available to all UNH Faculty/Staff and Students. It is highly encouraged to upgrade to Office 365 as this product is free with all office application features available.

Note: If you have Microsoft Visio or Project installed please check with your Desktop LIason before upgrading to Office 365 ProPlus


Task: To install Microsoft Office 365 in your Personal Computer.



Step 1 - Go to 

Step 2 - Enter your USNH username and affiliation in the format of <username>@<affiliation>.edu. The important part is that the address must contain one of the following: "" | "" | "" | "" | "". "".

Step 3 - Click " Sign in ," then "Continue." (When you tab to the password field, it will automatically redirect you to the next step.)


Step 4 - At the USNH login page, authenticate with your Username and password to go to the Office 365 home page.


Step 5 - Windows and Mac Office 365 View:

  • Click on the Square in the upper right for more applications, select Install Office Apps to install Office


Step 6 - If installing Office for the first time, click "Install Office Apps" 

  • The executable file will auto-save to your downloads folder (unless you have changed the location of downloaded files)
  • If you need additional help installing, click "Need Help installing?" link at the bottom of the popup window

Office Install Popup- need help link



Microsoft Office 365 has been installed on your Personal Computer. 


Further Readings

Microsoft Licensing: Microsoft 365 Education A1, A3, or A5 License Overview

Office 365 Professional Plus suite for students, faculty, and staff

Microsoft Licensing: Installing Microsoft Office


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 Technology Help Desk team on your local campus. For password issues you must call or visit the Help Desk in person.

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Applicable Institution(s):
Granite State College (GSC)
Keene State College (KSC)
Plymouth State University (PSU)
University of New Hampshire (UNH)
USNH System Office