Office 365 for Students

CSU, Chico students have access to download Office 365 for free on up to five computers and devices.

For help accessing and downloading Office 365 please follow the instructions below.


1) To begin follow this link - and enter your csuchico email (

Microsoft Site

2) After clicking "Get Started" it will take you to a new page. Select "I'm a student" and you will either be prompted to create an account or sign into an existing account. 

3) From there, either sign-in or create an account by entering your information.

4) On the new page, click on “Install Now” on the right and start the download.

5) Once the download has finished, open it and run it like a standard installation on your machine.

Additional Information

  • The installation will take a long time, about 30 minutes - 1 hour, and your device must remain on and connected to the Internet for the duration.
  • For additional help and questions visit Microsoft
  • For help using and learning about Office applications use LinkedIn Learning
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