Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus | University of Pittsburgh
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Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus

University of Pittsburgh departments that participate in the Microsoft Campus Agreement have access to Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus at no additional cost. Faculty and staff can install Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus for Windows or Mac on up to five devices including Office Mobile for Android and iPhone. Gain access to Pitt Email (Outlook), Excel, OneDrive, Powerpoint, Word, and more.

Licensing

The license cost for the Microsoft Campus Agreement is $95 per user. To enroll, the entire department must be licensed; this includes all full and part time faculty and staff.

Office 365 ProPlus includes home use rights, which means these five computers can include work computers and home computers.

Product List

Desktop Apps

Product  Operating Systems Home Use Rights Annual Renewal Date Available through Software Download Service for Faculty

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote

Windows, Mac Yes None (dept. must renew campus agreement) No
Access, Publisher, Skype for Business Windows only Yes None (dept. must renew campus agreement) No

Note: A volume licensed version of Office is available. For more information, please contact the 24/7 IT Help Desk at 412-624-HELP (4357).

Mobile Apps

Product  Operating Systems Home Use Rights Annual Renewal Date Available through Software Download Service for Faculty

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote

Windows, iOS, Android Yes None (dept. must renew campus agreement) No

Getting Started with Office 365 ProPlus is Easy

Choose one of the following options:

Install Office on your computer

  1. Log in to http://portal.office.com/home with your University Computing Account username and password.
  2. If prompted, choose the work or school account associated with your Pitt email address.
  3. A screen similar to the one shown below will display. Click Install Now.
    Install Office 365 ProPlus for Your Computer

Install Office apps on an Android device

  1. Visit the Pitt App Center and tap Pitt App Center: All Android Apps.
    AskCathy Pitt App Center
  2. Tap a Microsoft Title.
    AskCathy Microsoft App Tasks
  3. Tap Install.
    Google Play Microsoft Teams Listing with Install Highlighted
  4. Tap Install to confirm your decision.
    Microsoft Teams App Installation Screen
  5. Tap OK.
    Microsoft Teams App Installation Confirmation Screen
  6. The Office app is configured be configured and a screen similar to the ones shown below will display. Depending on the app you installed on your device, tap Sign in OR enter your University email address, then tap the arrow.
    Microsoft Teams App Sign In Screen  Microsoft Office App Sign In Screen
  7. Enter your University email address and password and tap Submit.
    Note: The Office 365 apps use Pitt Passport single sign-on for multifactor authentication.
    Pitt Passport Login Screen
  8. You are now ready to use the app.
    Note: Depending on the Microsoft app you installed on your device, you may be asked to take additional actions such as one or more additional email account (in Outlook), add push notifications for the app, or take a brief tour.
    Microsoft Teams App Activity Feed Screen  Microsoft Word App Screen

Install Office apps on an iOS device

  1. Visit the Pitt App Center and tap Pitt App Center: All iOS Apps
    Pitt App Center - All Microsoft iOS Apps image
  2. Tap a Microsoft title.
    Pitt App Center - All iOS Apps image
    Note: If prompted to open a link, tap Open App Store.
  3. Tap Download.
    Pitt App Center - Download the App from the Cloud
  4. Launch the app. The first time the app launches, tap Sign in.
    Office 365 App Login Screen
  5. Enter your University email address and tap Next.
    Microsoft Sign in Screen
  6. Enter your University email address and password and tap Submit.
    Note: The Office 365 apps use Pitt Passport single sign-on for multifactor authentication.
    Pitt Passport Login Screen
  7. You can Turn on notifications.
    Turn On Notifications Screen
  8. You are now ready to use the app. A screen similar to the Word version shown below will display.
    Note: Depending on the Microsoft app you installed on your device, you may be asked to take additional actions such as one or more additional email account (in Outlook) or take a brief tour.
    Word New Document Screen