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Microsoft Office 365

Office 365 ProPlus


Who can use it?

Employees and students (for use while attending Dalhousie).

What is it?

Office 365 ProPlus is a suite of Microsoft Office programs available for PC, Mac, iPhone, and Android.

PC Version

  • Word 2013 
  • Excel 2013 
  • PowerPoint 2013 
  • OneNote 2013 
  • Access 2013 
  • Publisher 2013 
  • Outlook 2013 
  • Skype for Business
  • InfoPath 2013
  • Word 2016
  • Excel 2016
  • PowerPoint 2016
  • OneNote 2016
  • Access 2016
  • Publisher 2016
  • Outlook 2016
  • Skype for Business
  • InfoPath 2016

Mac Version

  • Word 2011 
  • Excel 2011 
  • PowerPoint 2011 
  • Outlook 2011
  • Word 2016 
  • Excel 2016
  • PowerPoint 2016 
  • Outlook 2016

 

As a Dal student or employee you are eligible for a subscription license which allows you to run Office on up to five machines (PC or Mac). You can also run Office Mobile for Android or Office Mobile for iPhone on up to two mobile devices (Android and iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch).

When do I use it?

This is a full version of Microsoft Office, and all programs can be used on your computer or mobile devices even without an internet connection.

Where do I find it?

  1. Log in to myDal using your NetID@dal.ca and password.
  2. Click the gear icon in the top right-hand corner.
  3. Choose Office 365 Settings.
  4. Click Install Status.
  5. Click Install desktop applications.
  6. Click Office in the left-hand menu.
  7. Click Install to begin the download.
  8. If prompted:
    1. Choose Office 365 Account (should be option B). 
    2. Enter your NetID@dal.ca and password.

How do I get help with it?

Visit the following link on Microsoft's website for more information:

Check the Hardware Requirements below to determine if your system can accommodate Office 365 ProPlus.

Hardware Requirements

PC

  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows 8

32-bit Office can be installed on 32-bit or 64-bit operating systems and 64-bit Office can only be installed on 64-bit operating systems.

  • 1 GHZ or faster x86 or 64-bit processor with SSE2 instruction set.
  • 1 GB RAM (32-bit)
  • 2 GB RAM (64-bit) recommended for graphics features, Outlook Instant Search, and certain advanced functionality.
  • 3 gigabytes (GB) Disk space
  • 1024 x 768 Monitor resolution

Mac

  • A Mac computer with an Intel processor
  • Mac OS X version 10.6 or later
  • 1 GB of RAM recommended
  • 2.5 GB of available hard disk space
  • HFS+ hard disk format (also known as Mac OS Extended or HFS Plus)
  • DVD drive or connection to a local area network (if installing over a network)
  • 1280 x 768 or higher resolution monitor