Microsoft Office 365

Product Information

  • "Office 365" refers to subscription plans that include access to Office applications plus other cloud based productivity services such as Exchange Online (e-mail and calendaring), OneDrive for Business (cloud storage) and SharePoint Online (document collaboration).
  • The Office 365 subscription plan offered by the University of Guelph also includes the desktop version of the latest Office applications, which users can install across multiple computers and devices. The fully installed applications include: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, and Access. (Publisher and Access are available on PC only.)

Office 365 for Staff, Faculty and Students

  • As of June 18th, 2017, all Staff, Faculty and Students have been migrated to Office 365, which is now the centrally supported e-mail and calendaring system for all users.
  • Please visit the CCS Office 365 Website for information on how to get started with Office 365, training options and support information.
  • Users who have a current Office 365 account through the University of Guelph can download Microsoft Office 2016 for either PC or Mac through the Office 365 Portal (


  • Installation Support for Office 365 Education can be found online through Microsoft Office 365 Help
  • For support for retail versions of Office 365 (University, Home or Personal), please visit
  • Best effort support for Office 365 is provided through the CCS Help Centre at x58888 or or by visiting the IT Help Desk on the first floor of the Library.