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Office 365: Install Office

Before Downloading Desktop Apps

Uninstall any existing copies and/or versions of Microsoft Office on your computer using the instructions shown on this page.

Download Desktop Apps

Download a free copy of Microsoft Office 365 from the Office 365 Portal or by clicking on the App 

Install Office software on up to 5 computers.

Get the Office Mobile App

Use the Office 365 app on up to 5 mobile devices.

  • Benefits of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Lens all in one app
  • Functions for common tasks like quick notes, signing or scanning PDFs, and dictation

How to Install Office on Your Home Computer

Log in to

Use your Mohawk ID to log in:

  • Username: "Your Mohawk ID (Student number)"
  • Password: "Your Mohawk ID Password

The Install Office apps button is located near the top-right corner of the page.

office365 homepage

Install office apps callout button

After saving, open the downloaded file (usually in your downloads folder) and choose run.

A pop up will appear asking you to save the file

Once downloaded and saved, choose run.

Once you click on "Run", Office 2019 will start installing automatically in the background.

Office is installing in the background example


Office - finished install splash screen

Once the installation is done you should be able to find the Office apps in your installed programs.