New for Fall 2014, Microsoft Office is now available free for UC students. Each student is eligible to install Office on their computer (Windows 7, Windows 8, or Mac OS). Start at http://software.utica.edu and proceed with the free checkout of Office 365.
Instructions: Windows installation instructions (PDF file).
Mac Installation (coming soon)
iPad App (coming soon)
Note: This software is listed as a 12 month subscription. As long as you continue to be a UC student it will renew annually.
Faculty and Staff:
UC Employees are eligible to participate in the Microsoft Home Use Program. For about $10 you'll be able to download one copy of Office (the newest available version). These Instructions will direct you to Microsoft's website (UC login required to view the instructions).
A spectacular yet underused feature is Word's ability to display two different parts of a document at the same time. To do this, you can either select the Split option from the Window menu to display a dividing line in the current window.