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Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus

How to install Office 365 ProPlus on your personal devices under the University's Microsoft EES Agreement - you're allowed up to 5 laptop/desktops, 5 tablets and 5 smartphones (15 installations in total)

How to get Office 365 ProPlus for your personal devices

Step 1

Get your University of Cambridge Microsoft account >

Note: New students can skip to Step 2, but you'll need to allow up to 3 hours after first creating your UIS Password in order for it to sync with the Microsoft servers so you can log in to the University's Microsoft portal.

Step 2
Uninstall your current Microsoft software

You must uninstall any other version of Microsoft Office you have on your device before you begin the installation of the new package.

For more information on how to do this, see Microsoft's instructions for uninstalling older versions of Office:

How to uninstall Office 2013, Office 2016, or Office 365 (Windows)

How to uninstall Office 2010 (Windows)

How to uninstall Office on macOS


Warning to users of additional Microsoft applications:

If you currently have copies of any additional Microsoft products installed on your device (e.g. Project, Visio, Visual Studio etc.), these must also be properly uninstalled prior to the installation of Office 365 ProPlus.

If you do not have the original media/keys, etc. to reinstall your personal Microsoft software, DO NOT proceed with the Office 365 ProPlus installation process. The University cannot be held responsible for loss of your personal software applications

Step 3
Install Office 365 ProPlus

Follow the links below to find the instructions for installing Office 365 ProPlus on your operating system. Please read the whole page before starting the installation process because it contains some Cambridge-specific instructions:

Install Office 365 ProPlus for Windows >

Install Office 365 ProPlus for Mac OS >

Mobile devices

Instructions for mobile devices, including tablets, are available on Microsoft's website:


Office 365 training reources

See Microsoft's website:

Office apps training