How to Install Office Mac 2011

Office for Mac 2011 will be available to all faculty and staff for installation on Northeastern-owned computers by contacting the ITS Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP) or help@neu.edu. The minimum standard configuration for Mac computers to run Office for Mac 2011 is an Intel processor, Mac OS X V10.5.8 or later, 1 GB or RAM, and 2.5 GB of available hard disk space.

  1. After downloading, double click “Office2011.iso”. The window displayed “Microsoft Office 2011″ will appear. Double click the “Office Installer”.
  2. The “Install Microsoft Office for Mac 2011″ window will appear. Click “Continue”.
  3. Click “Continue” to the Software License Agreement window.
  4. Click “Agree”
  5. If you would like to change the default install location select “Change Install Location.” Otherwise click “Install”.
  6. Click “Install”.
  7. Enter your credentials, then click “OK”. The account entered must be a local administrator.
  8. Click “Close”.
  9. Click “Continue” at the screen which informs you that your product is now activated.
  10. “Keep Office for mac updated” should be bulleted “yes”. “Join the customer experience” is optional. Click “Continue”.
  11. Click “Continue” at the screen which informs you that your product is now activated.

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