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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Student Software Downloads

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/its/student_software/

Microsoft

FREE Microsoft Office 2016 ProPLUS for Students and Employees

FREE downloads of Microsoft Office 2016 ProPLUS are available to currently enrolled students and employees at Minnesota State University, Mankato for use on personal computers and mobile devices.

MSU Mankato students and employees can download (at no extra charge) up to five copies of Microsoft Office ProPlus for Windows and Mac OS, as well as five copies of Office Mobile for iOS, and Android. This software will expire one year after the student graduates.

DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Login to MavMAIL
  2. Within MavMAIL, click on the Office 365 logo at the top of the page.
  3. Click the "Install Now" button.
  4. Select the Office 32-bit download (NOTE: even though your computer is 64-bit, select 32-bit version of Office for best compatibility and most features of Microsoft Office)
  5. Follow instructions (depending on your web browser) to download and install Office.
  6. Once Office 2016 Professional Plus is installed, you will find your programs with the rest managed by your operating system.  In Windows 10, for example, you will find them under All apps, accessible from the Windows (Start) menu.

NOTE: If you have a pop-up message with an error regarding MSI version and click-to-run versions being incompatible, you may have to uninstall the older version of Microsoft Office on your computer. Click for more information on the error message and follow the instructions for help.

Please contact the Service Desk via email at servicedesk@mnsu.edu or by phone at 507-389-6654 if you need any assistance.

 FREE Microsoft Windows 10 for (only Students) 

Currently enrolled students can download one copy of Windows 10 for FREE https://secure2.mnsu.edu/downloads

NOTE: Windows 10 includes Defender built-in antivirus/anti-mailware.

Other software available to students:

Office for Windows 2016 Office for Mac 2016 Office for Android Office for iPhone & iPad

Students who previously
downloaded Office
2013 will get 5
additional
downloads of
Office 2016 .

NOTE: Office
2016 for Mac
requires OSX
Yosimite (10.10) or newer.

Mac OS 10.9
is no longer
supported by Apple.