Install Microsoft 365 on a Home Computer


SVSU faculty, staff and students can download and install the Office 365 suite on their home Win, Mac computers, or smart devices.


SVSU faculty and staff can install Microsoft 365 apps on their University-owned Windows computer by accessing the Software Center.  For home Windows or Mac computers, or smart devices, faculty, staff and registered students will start the installation from, it is important to note that you must ensure you install the correct version of Office otherwise it will fail to install. View article: How to Check the Windows version on your computer. 

University-Owned Computer Installation

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Home Computer Installation

  1. If you are not already signed in, go to and sign in with your work or school account with your SVSU email address and password.
    Note: If you are prompted to verify your account with MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication) proceed with the method to authenticate your account sign in.
  2. Click the Install and more button at the top right, then choose Install Microsoft 365 apps.

    Microsoft 365 home page - Install Microsoft 365 apps
  3. On the Apps & devices page. Click Install Office.

    Microsoft 365 - Apps & Devices - Install Office

    Note: The default installation is for a 64bit, you must ensure you install the right version for your machine. If you have a 32 bit machine, click the drop-down menu to select it, then click Install Office. 

    Microsoft 365 - Apps& Devices - Selecting 32-bit
  4. The installation file OfficeSetup.exe will download to your computer. Click the idownloaded file, OfficeSetup.exe then proceed with the on-screen instructions to install on your computer.
    1. Windows: Select to Run the file and then choose Yes to start installing.
    2. Mac: Save the install file, then, open the Office.pkg file. 
  5. The installation time depends on your Internet connection and could take several minutes or longer

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