Office 365 is a suite of applications that includes Office ProPlus. UQ students and staff can get Office 365 for free. 

1. Install Office 365

Read this 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 UQ Library.

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

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 your Office365 password.

Staff: Use your uqusername@uq.edu.au (eg uqjcitiz@uq.edu.au) and UQ password.

Step 2. Download Office 365

  • 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.