Install Office 365 for Macintosh

Microsoft Office 365 is a cloud-based productivity software package that allows you to access Microsoft Office applications through Windows and OS X operating systems. Office 365 also allows you to utilize Microsoft's OneDrive cloud-based storage application for expanded online storage space.

NOTE: Existing versions of Office applications must be removed from your computer or device before installing Office 365. If these versions are not removed, the applications will be overwritten.

NOTE: Microsoft Access and Microsoft Publisher are not available for installation on Mac. Additionally, Access is not available to students.

  1. Go to the Microsoft Office Online Portal.
  2. Enter your in the Sign in field then press enter. You should be automatically be redirected to the UMD specific log in page.
    • If you are not automatically redirected after pressing enter, select Sign in Options and Sign into an Organization. Enter as the Domain.
  3. Enter your Password then complete Multi-Factor authentication.
  4. Click the Install Office button at the top right.
  5. Open the downloaded file.
  6. Run the installation package by double clicking the open box icon. Click Continue.
  7. Read the Software License Agreement and click Continue.
  8. Click Agree to continue with the installation.
  9. Select a startup disk and click Continue.
  10. Click Install, and the software will start the file copy process.
  11. Authenticate yourself with the username and password for the computer, then click Install Software.
  12. Once the installation is finished, click Close. You should see the installed Office application icons listed in Applications