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.


Also see knowledge base article:  Microsoft Licensing: Microsoft 365 Education A1, A3, or A5 License Overview 

Enterpise Technology & Services has partnered with Microsoft to provide Microsoft’s popular Office 365 Professional Plus suite for students, faculty, and staff .

Click here for STUDENT instructions.

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.

Please note- if you have Microsoft Visio or Project installed please check with your Desktop LIason  before upgrading to Office 365 ProPlus
  • Go to
  • 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: "" | "" | "" | "" | "". "".
  • Click " Sign in ," then "Continue." (When you tab to the password field, it will automatically redirect you to the next step.)

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

  • Windows and Mac Office 365 View:
    • Click on the Square in the upper right for more applications, select Install Office Apps to install Office

  • 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

Need Additional Help?

  • For the most updated instructions visit Microsoft Support - Instructions on how to install Office ProPlus
  • Once the product has finished installing you will be prompted to sign into Office 365 (these are the same instructions for logging into
    • Enter <username>@<campus>.edu
    • Select Work or School account (if prompted)
    • Enter email address and password
  • 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.
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