Software Description: Microsoft Office is a collection of office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, and Publisher within a suite. The applications may vary within the available suites.
Platform: Windows, macOS, Android, iOS
Cost: Free for students, faculty, and staff when downloaded from the Microsoft Office 365 portal.
Disclosure: VCU has negotiated an exclusive download for VCU students, faculty, and staff for Microsoft Office for Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS.
Microsoft Office is available for free for current students, faculty, and staff via the Microsoft Office 365 portal at no charge. This license includes downloading the Microsoft Office applications on up to five operating systems per person on Windows and Apple computers, as well as up to five mobile devices running Apple iOS and Android. Microsoft Office via the Office 365 portal is for personal use only, NOT for departmental purchases.
VCU community members can alternately download the applications via the On the Hub portal using the link below:
Departments within the university have access to Microsoft Office through their technical support personnel. Other Microsoft products such as Visio and Project, which are not included in the Microsoft agreement, can be purchased under the Commonwealth of Virginia Microsoft Academic Select Master Agreement. The vendor is eVA authorized for the State of Virginia. Agreement and procurement details are listed on this web page:
These tutorials available on Lynda.com will guide you in your usage of Microsoft Office.