Microsoft Office is free of charge for you as a student or employee at University West!
During your studies, and up to one year after the latest registration at University West, you have the right to use the software package Office 365 - ProPlus on your private computer. The package includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, Publisher, Outlook, Skype and InfoPath.
You can install it on 5 private computers and your mobile devices.
Follow these steps to install Office 365 - ProPlus:
Surf to www.office.com/ and log in with your University West e-mail account username and password. Ex email@example.com.
Click Install Office.
The first time you start Office you have to log in. Log in with your username followed by @student.hv.se if you are a student, and your username followed by @hv.se if you're staff. This may look like this: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. In the password field, type your University West password. Then you are logged in all Office applications.
After you have installed Office 365, you can choose to manage your email in the Outlook client. If so you must configure the Outlook client as shown below. If you are happy to handle the email only on the web, you can skip this.
For iPad and iPhone, download Word, Excel and PowerPoint as standalone apps in the AppStore.
For Android tablets and smartphone, download Word, Excel and PowerPoint as standalone apps in Google Play.
On Windows smartphone Office software is included.
After you have installed you log in to the apps with your username followed by @student.hv.se if you are a student and with your username followed firstname.lastname@example.org if you are staff. This may look like this: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. In the password field, type your University West password.
On Windows tablets, download and install in the same way as a private computer. See above. When using Office for the first time, connect it to your account by entering your username followed by @student.hv.se (your username followed by @hv.se if you are staff.) Then enter your University West password.
Almost all applications have built in support. Usually you can access it by clicking the question mark in the top menu bar or by typing in a search box. Remember that all features are not available in the apps and online versions of the applications. On Microsoft's support pages https://support.office.com you will find among other things, installation assistance.
Please note that the Servicecenter does not support private equipment.