Microsoft Office – Windows

Microsoft Office for Windows is available in a number of different ways. To find what version is available to you:

First determine your role – faculty/staff or student.
Then select a computer type – Northeastern-managed, Northeastern-owned but not managed, or personal
Then select an operating system – Windows 10, Windows 7 (Note: new computers come with Windows 10 and Office 2016 only)

Check the chart below for specific information about each option.

Platforms: Windows

Vendor Information: Microsoft Corporation and Microsoft Office Support

 


Access

Users

Computer Type & OS Version of Office Office Version Includes Support

How to get Office

Faculty/Staff

Northeastern-managed Fall 2017 image

Windows 10

Microsoft Office 2016 Word 2016
Excel 2016
PowerPoint 2016
OneNote 2016
Access 2016
Publisher 2016
Outlook 2016
Skype for Business 2016
InfoPath 2016
OneDrive for BusinessProject 2016 and Visio 2016 also available
Contact the ITS Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP) or at help@northeastern.edu Provided on a new computer or by reimaging your current computer.
Faculty/Staff

Northeastern-owned (not managed)

Windows 7 or 10

Microsoft Office 2016 Word 2016
Excel 2016
PowerPoint 2016
OneNote 2016
Access 2016
Publisher 2016
Outlook 2016
Skype for Business 2016
InfoPath 2016
OneDrive for Business
Project 2016 and Visio 2016 also available
Contact the ITS Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP) or at help@northeastern.edu Local installation from the Service Desk by submitting a software request in Service-Now portal (sign-in may be required)
Faculty/Staff

Northeastern-managed (image prior to Fall 2017)

Window 7 or Windows 10

Microsoft Office 2013 Word 2013
Excel 2013
PowerPoint 2013
OneNote 2013
Access 2013
Publisher 2013
Outlook 2013
Skype for Business 2013
InfoPath 2013
OneDrive for Business

Contact the ITS Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP) or at help@northeastern.edu

 

2013 Available for self-installation from Software Center on a Northeastern-managed computer found under All Programs > Microsoft System Center > Configuration Manager > Software Center.
Faculty/Staff

Northeastern-owned (not managed)

Windows 7

Microsoft Office 2013 Word 2013
Excel 2013
PowerPoint 2013
OneNote 2013
Access 2013
Publisher 2013
Outlook 2013
Lync 2013
InfoPath 2013
OneDrive for Business
Contact the ITS Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP) or at help@northeastern.edu Local installation from the Service Desk by submitting a software request in Service-Now portal (sign-in may be required)
Faculty/Staff

Personal

Windows 7 or Windows 10

Microsoft Office 2016- Office ProPlus Word 2016
Excel 2016
PowerPoint 2016
OneNote 2016
Access 2016
Publisher 2016
Outlook 2016
Skype for Business 2016
InfoPath 2016
OneDrive for BusinessProject 2016 and Visio 2016 also available
Contact the ITS Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP) or at help@northeastern.edu Download and install the software through the Office 365 portal

Details
Download instructions
Installation instructions
Faculty/Staff

Personal

Windows 7 or Windows 10

Microsoft Home Use Program (HUP) – Professional Plus 2016 Word 2016
Excel 2016
PowerPoint 2016
OneNote 2016
Access 2016
Publisher 2016
Outlook 2016
Skype for Business 2016

Project 2016 and Visio 2016 are available as separate purchases
Contact the ITS Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP) or at help@northeastern.edu Go to the Knowledge Base for the solution (you may need to sign in with your myNEU username and password).

Details Free and discounted software on myNEU
Students

Personal

Windows 7 or Windows 10

Microsoft Office 2016 Word 2016
Excel 2016
PowerPoint 2016
OneNote 2016
Access 2016
Publisher 2016
Outlook 2016
Skype for Business 2016
Contact the ITS Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP) or at help@northeastern.edu

RemoteApp 

 

Free and discounted software on myNEU

Students

Personal

Windows 7 or Windows 10

Microsoft Office 2016 – Student Advantage program Word 2016
Excel 2016
PowerPoint 2016
OneNote 2016
Access 2016
Publisher 2016
Outlook 2016
Skype for Business 2016
InfoPath 2016
OneDrive for Business 2016
Contact the ITS Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP) or at help@northeastern.edu Available through myNEU > Microsoft Student Advantage

Details
Download instructions
Installation instructions
Faculty/Staff/Students

Any Windows computer

Windows 7 or Windows 10

Microsoft Office 2013 Word 2013
Excel 2013
PowerPoint 2013
OneNote 2013
Access 2013
Publisher 2013
Outlook 2013
Lync 2013
InfoPath 2013
OneDrive for Business
Contact the ITS Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP) or at help@northeastern.edu RemoteApp
Faculty/Staff/Students

Any Windows computer

Windows 7

Microsoft Office 2010 Until 2020, by contacting the ITS Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP) or at help@northeastern.edu No longer available, unless you are already using 2010, including Visio and Project
Faculty/Staff/Students

Any Windows computer

Windows 7

Microsoft Office 2003, 2007 No longer supported No longer available, including Visio and Project

All users of Northeastern University-owned/-managed/-licensed computers, networks, systems and software, are responsible for being familiar with and adhering to the Appropriate Use Policy (AUP).

 

Updated September 2017