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 Office 2011 (Mac) Student Installation Instructions

 Instructions for installing Office 2011 for Mac using the Office365 Student License.

Office 2011 for Mac Student Installation Instructions

*Note: Prior to installation, please review the System Requirements page to ensure your computer meets minimum the system requirements.
**Please Note: Prior to installing, please ensure you have no previous or trial versions of the Microsoft office suite installed. Should you have a previous or trial version, instructions for uninstalling software can be found HERE


      1.    Log into your Office365 Student E-Mail account at:  https://mail.uc.edu

     2.    Click on the “Gear” icon in the top right corner of your mailbox.


      3.    Click “Office 365 Settings” from the menu.


      4.    On the Settings page click “Software” on the left hand side.



      5.    On the Software page, click “Office” on the left hand side.


      6.    Select your Language from the drop down menu.


      7.    Click “Install” and the 1GB installation file will start download.




      8.    After the installation file is downloaded, double click the file by clicking the Downloads button in your browser.


      9.    The installation file will now mount and an Office Installer Window will open.


      10.   Double Click the Office Installer folder and the installation will begin.


      11.   When prompted, allow the installation to continue, giving approval to continue as necessary. 


      12.   Once the installation is complete, your copy of Office will be fully activated and connected to your Office 365 account! 

*If after installation you are prompted for a license key or an Office 365 account, please select the Office 365 account sign in. Login using your full UConnect email address (username@mail.uc.edu) and your central login service (CLS) password.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Help Desk at: HelpDesk@uc.edu or call them at: (513)556-4357.

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