How do I get my free download of Microsoft Office?

Select Wayne State University students and employees may download a free copy of Microsoft Office (find full eligibility requirements on the C&IT Knowledge Base.


  •  Available for Macs, PCs, and select mobile devices.
  • Download on up to five devices and five computers.
  • Fully-featured copy of Microsoft Office.
  • Keep up to date with the latest version with regular updates.
  • Includes Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more.

How to get started

Follow the steps below to download Microsoft Office.

  1. Log in to Wayne State email at
  2. Click the Install Office in drop-down menu in the top right-hand corner and then click Office 365 apps to download.

  1. Open the package download in your downloads folder and follow the directions to install.

The download is about 1 GB.

NOTE: Find full installation instructions for both Mac and PC on the C&IT Knowledge Base. The free download should be available for students within 24 hours of first-time registration.