Free Microsoft Office for Ohio State Students

All Ohio State students are now eligible for free Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus through Microsoft’s Student Advantage program. Each student can install Office on five PCs or Macs, five tablets (Windows, iPad® and Android™) and five phones.

Students are able to access Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and other programs, depending on platform. Users will also receive 1 TB of OneDrive for Business storage.

Office 365 is installed within your BuckeyeMail account. Full instructions for downloading and installation can be found at

Students who require additional assistance can contact the IT Service Desk via email or at 614-688-HELP (4357) or TDD: 614-688-8743. They can also visit one of our BuckeyeBar locations at Thompson Library or Tech Hub.

More information is available at

OSU Institutional Data Policy

Office 365 is for academic and personal student use only. Students who are also Ohio State employees may not place any work-related data in any Office 365 online product, including OneDrive. For more information about Institutional Data, visit

OSU Computing Policy

Access to OSU computing and Internet resources must be used in a responsible manner. A link to the Ohio State Policy on Responsible Use of University Computing Resources can be found at

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