Office 365 is a suite of applications that includes Office ProPlus.

Read the following before installing Office 365:

  • UQ staff or students can install Office on up to five personal devices.
  • Approximately every 30 days your device will need to check-in online to validate the license.
  • Once you leave UQ all Office 365 licenses will be removed.
  • OneDrive and Lync/Skype services are not available through Office 365. 
  • ITS does not manage this service.
  • Use the Microsoft Support page to resolve faults. Students can also contact AskUs in the library.

1. Install Office 365

Here's what you need

  • The computer or device you want to install Office on.
  • An internet connection.

Step 1. Log in

Students: Use your @uqconnect.edu.au student email address and password.

Staff: Use your @uq.edu.au staff email address and password.


Step 2. Download Office 365

If you can't follow the steps below, try the Alternate Office 365 Installation guide.

  • After logging in, click on Office 365 then click on 'Install Office 2016'.


Step 3. Install Office 365

  • Once the file has downloaded, go to your 'Downloads' folder and double-click it.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to install the Office suite.

Step 4. Log in to your Office 365 account again

  • After you have installed Office 365, you will be asked to log into your account again.
  • Log in again and the process is complete.