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How do I install Office 365 ProPlus on Mac?

To download Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus, current students with Office 365 for email may follow these steps:

  1. Sign into PantherMail.
  2. Click the gear icon in the top-right corner.
  3. Click 'Office 365 Settings'.
  4. From the left-hand side, choose 'Software'.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to download the Office 365 ProPlus setup file.

Uninstall any previous versions of Microsoft Office and remove any Office 365 trials before attempting to install Office 365 ProPlus.

Double-click the Office Installer folder icon.

Mac Office 2011 installer

The installer will begin and guide you through the rest of the installation.

When installation is complete, you will receive the message "The installation was successful." Click Close.

Office 2011 Install was successful

To use Office 365 on a Mac, the software must be verified. Click the 'Sign in to an existing Office 365 subscription' button.

Office 2011 Mac signin

Enter your @eiu.edu email address and click Next.

Mac Office 2011 email

Confirm your email address is entered correctly and enter your EIU NetID password.

Mac Office 2011 EIU password

Upon successfully signing in, Office for Mac will be activated and you will receive the message "Congratulations! You're now ready to use Office for Mac."

Unless you changed the installation location, you will be able to find Office under the Applications folder and on the dock.

When you first start an Office product, it may prompt you to install updates. It is highly recommended to keep your Office up to date.