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.
Install Office on a computer
Follow these steps to install Office 365 - ProPlus:
Surf to www.outlook.com/hv.se and log in with your Office 365 account. Ex firstname.lastname@example.org.
Press the "gear" in the upper right corner and under Your app settings choose Office 365.
- On the left side, go to Install Status and select Install Desktop Applications.
- Here you can choose language and then press Install.
Chose to run the installation directly or download the installation file and install later.
- Office 365 Pro Plus will be installed. Follow the instructions on the screen.
The first time you start 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: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. In the password field, type your University West password. Then you are logged in in all Office applications.
Configure the Outlook client for your e-mail
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.
- Launch the Outlook application.
- Press the button "Next".
- Mark "Yes" and press the button "Next"
- Mark "Email account" and enter:
Your name: your name.
E-mail Address: your username (not the e-mailadress) for Office 365 at University West. e.g. email@example.com.
Password: your password for your Office 365 account.
Press the button "Next".
- Outlook will now configure and a box that asks for username and password will appear. Type in your username for Office 365 and password (the same as the previous step).
Install Office on tablet and smartphone
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.
Log in to your apps
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.
Where can I get help with Office 365?
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.