Microsoft Office

Office support, free student and employee downloads

The university uses Microsoft Office as our standard office productivity suite.  We currently install Office 2019 in all labs and classrooms, and can install it on any university-owned computer.  Any employee who wants to upgrade their university computer to Office 2019 can request this install through the Help Desk.

Microsoft Office Online Support

Online help and training for Office is available from Microsoft at

Students and Employees in Office 365:  Free Microsoft Office Download

Active students and employees receive a free copy of Office as part of their Office 365 package.

To download:

  1. Login to your Office 365 account with your UMW email:
  2. Next, click the “Install Office” button in the upper right and choose the appropriate option for your situation.
  3. Follow the installation instructions that follow. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Help Desk.