Installing Microsoft Office for free

What is it?

Free Microsoft Office for Students 

  • Go to
  • Sign in with your college email address and password.
  • Click on "Install Office" followed by "Office 365 Apps".
  • After it downloads, run the installer.


  • Windows computers can install the full suite of Office 365 applications.
  • Mac computers can install most Office 365 apps with a few exceptions. Namely Microsoft Access and Publisher.
  • Chromebooks cannot install Office 365. Please use one of our three student-use computer areas available in the Library or the Tech 116 and ACE Tutoring Center computer labs.

Who can use it?

Credit students and faculty/staff at SCC will have an office license applied to their account as long as they are enrolled in classes or currently employed by the college.

Where can I access this service?

If you have an issue with installing Office or a license issue please click the "Request service" on this page or contact the service desk at or call (636) 922-8555.

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