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Downloading MS Office or Windows

As part of Student Technology Fees, MSU students can download (at no extra charge) Microsoft Office 2010, 2013 or Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac, and Windows 7 Pro/Ultimate or Windows 8.

Office for Windows includes Access, Communicator, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, OneNote, Outlook, and Word.

Office for Mac suite includes Excel, PowerPoint , Outlook , and Word .

Instructions to download software:

  • Click the button (below) at the end of these instructions labeled "DOWNLOAD HERE" and login using your StarID and password
    • Note: If you are a staff or faculty member, you will be redirected to the Faculty MS Office Home Use page.
  • Once you are logged in you will be at the default Microsoft download webpage for MNSU. Please click the Students tab.
  • Once you're in the students category, you may then choose which software you are looking to download by clicking on the corresponding picture or link.
  • On the following page, you will be given the option of whether you want to download the software at no cost or have a DVD mailed to you for a $5.00 charge.
  • Prior to installing MS Office, please uninstall any previous versions of office you may have installed on your machine.
  • If you are downloading the software, please be sure to download the software onto the computer you'll be installing it on.

NOTE: You will only be able to receive one (1) free single license and installation code for EACH separate software application.

Login Tip

For username use campus\StarID - so if I use aa0000zz to login to MavMAIL, I would login to Kivuto using campus\aa0000zz for username.

[PDF] Download and Installation Instructions (574 KiB)

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