Install Microsoft 365 on your computer

Install the Microsoft 365 suite on your computer.

Faculty and staff: In many cases, your IT staff will install apps on your UB-owned machine for you. If you don't see what you are looking for, or are having difficulty installing apps, contact your IT staff.

Included programs:

  • Access*
  • Excel
  • OneNote
  • Outlook
  • Powerpoint
  • Publisher*
  • Teams
  • To Do
  • OneDrive

* Windows only

Instructions

1. Download the installer

  1. Go to https://portal.office.com
  2. Choose your @buffalo.edu account
  3. Enter your UBITName password
  4. Decide whether to stay signed in (if you are on a public computer, choose No)
  5. In the upper right hand corner, click Install Office. You will be presented with two options:
    • Office 365 apps: Download the full set of popular Office titles: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote. This is a large download, and will requires a good Internet connection and 15-30 minutes.
    • Other install options: This takes you to your My account page, where you can choose to Install Office, review the other apps available in you subscription, and review your authorized devices. Because of your managed UB subscription, some options may not be able to be changed from here. Please contact your IT staff if you have questions about this.

2. Begin installation

  1. Double-click the downloaded installation file
  2. Follow the onscreen prompts, and sign in with your UB email address and UBITName password when asked

Troubleshooting

Did you already have Office installed? Uninstall the old version (Mac or PC), and try the steps above again.

Common questions

How many devices may I install Office on?

You can install Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs, 5 tablets, and 5 smartphones.

See also

Still need help?

Contact the UBIT Help Center.