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Microsoft Office 365

Service Description

Office 365 is Microsoft's Software as a Service (SaaS) suite of productivity software and subscriptions. Software options include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, Access, Planner, InfoPath, Teams, and Office Online. Services include Exchange Online, Yammer Enterprise, OneDrive file storage and sharing, SharePoint Online, Active Directory integration, Office mobile apps, and Power BI. Microsoft Office 365 is available to Vanderbilt University faculty, staff, and students.

Support Contacts


Service Charges or Fees

Licensing covered by our Enterprise Agreement with Microsoft is provisioned automatically. 

Requesting Service

Access is provisioned automatically to current Vanderbilt University faculty,  staff and students. For problems with, or to request new access to Microsoft Office 365, contact VUIT Helpdesk.

As part of  an  ongoing licensing agreement with Microsoft ,  Vanderbilt is offering Office 365  ProPlus  to all active students through the Microsoft Student Advantage program. The Office 365  ProPlus  program allows you to use the latest version of Office on up to 5 PC's or Macs and your mobile devices.  

Students/Faculty/Staff - How to get Office 365 ProPlus:

  1. You must be a current Vanderbilt student, faculty or staff member
  2. Login to
  3. Enter your Vanderbilt email address and ePassword
  4. Select your preferred download and follow the onscreen directions
  5. Once you have installed the preferred software you will be required to activate the software within 30 days of installation 

What You Can Request

Microsoft Office includes but is not limited to:

Bookings (Exchange Online only)
MyAnalytics (Exchange Online only)
Office 365 ProPlus
Office Online
SharePoint Online
Exchange Online
Advanced Threat Protection
Power BI Pro (faculty/staff only)

Documentation and Service Information

Microsoft Office Homepage

Office 365 ProPlus

MS Office 365

  • PC / MAC
    • Office 365 ProPlus for PC (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, Publisher, Outlook, Lync)
    • Office 365 ProPlus for Mac (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Lync)
    • Install on up to 5 machines (PC or Mac)
  • Mobile Devices
    • Office 365 ProPlus Mobile for iPhone (Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, PowerPoint Mobile, OneNote Mobile, Lync Mobile)
    • Office 365 ProPlus Mobile for Android (Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, PowerPoint Mobile, OneNote Mobile, Lync Mobile
    • Office 365 ProPlus for iPad (includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote Mobile, Lync Mobile)
    • Office 365 ProPlus for Windows Mobile (includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote Mobile, Lync Mobile)
    • For more information about Office 365 ProPlus for mobile click here.


  • Error message, "Something went wrong" - click here
  • General troubleshooting for installing Office 2013 and Office 365 - click here
  • After installation if an office program looks blurry, displays as all black or all white, the screen flickers, or looks different on different computers, click here

Help and Tutorials

Additional Software

Additional products are offered through the Vanderbilt Software Store

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Service Category

Communication and Collaboration