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Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus

Free Microsoft Office 365 accounts for NDSU students and employees.


Office 365 ProPlus, a full version of Microsoft Office, is offered through NDUS's Office 365 email and calendar system, provided in partnership with Microsoft. The software has the same features and functions as other versions of Office and can be used offline; however, users must connect to the Internet once every 30 days to verify they are still eligible for the program.

Application Includes


  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • OneNote
  • Access
  • Publisher
  • Outlook
  • Teams
  • InfoPath


  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • OneNote
  • Outlook
  • Teams

Help, consultation, training

IT Help Desk

Intended Audience

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students

Using this service


24/7/365 [*Standard outages]


University-funded: no charge.


Users must connect to the internet every 30 days to verify eligibility

Getting Started

  • Go to the Microsoft Office 365 login page.
  • Log in using your NDUS email username (typically and N.D. University System password.
  • Click on Install Office in the upper right corner.
  • Follow the prompts to install the software.

Best Practices

Users should open Office 365 applications well in advance of any due dates. By frequently accessing any of the applications included in Office 365, users can avoid losing access due to connectivity issues. 

Learn More/How To's


Office 365 FAQs 

Use Cases

Microsoft Office 365 is a suite of applications designed to complete common tasks on a computer. Users can create and edit documents containing text and images, work with data in spreadsheets and databases, create presentations and more.

Universal Design/Accessibility

Office 365 includes Screen Reading and Keyboard Shortcuts for accessibility.

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