Microsoft Office is available free for UC students. Each student is eligible to install Office on their computer (Windows 7 or higher, or Mac OS). Start at http://software.utica.edu and proceed with the free checkout of Office 365.
Please note that Utica College provides this software to you at no charge but does not assist with installation, follow the instructions below. Consult a friend or local computer professional for additional assistance.
Instructions: Obtaining the software (PDF)
Detailed Windows installation instructions (PDF).
iOS Apps (PDF)
Redownloading software (PDF see page 3)
Relicensing software annually* (PDF see page 3)
Microsoft password resets (PDF see page 4)
* This software is available as a 12 month subscription. As long as you continue to be a UC student you will be able to renew annually.
Faculty and Staff:
UC Employees are eligible to participate in the Microsoft licensing for personal devices. If you need an updated version of Office on a UC owned computer please contact the Help Desk. For about $10 you'll be able to download one copy of Office. Visit https://software.utica.edu and login. Be sure to select the Faculty/Staff tab. You may be given an option to purchase a physical installation disk but this will be an extra charge and is not necessary. See instructions above for more details.
Please note that Utica College provides this software as a benefit to you but does not assist with installation, follow the instructions above for installation. Consult a friend or local computer professional for additional assistance.
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.