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New Student Tech Bootcamp: MS Office 365

Information and resources for new students

Free Microsoft Office for Students

Waubonsee offers a complimentary copy of Microsoft Office 365 to students. This software package includes:

  • Word
  • PowerPoint
  • Excel
  • OneNote
  • OneDrive
  • ... and more

Navigate through the tabs above to learn how to sign up, install and use the software.

To sign up for your free Microsoft Office 365 account:

  1. Go to the Microsoft Office 365 Education website:
  2. Enter your student ( email address
  3. Click the "Get Started" button and select "I'm a Student"

After signing up for Office 365, you may download the software on to one or more personal devices.

Start on the Office365 website and follow the steps shown in the video below.

Office for the web makes it easier for you to work in the cloud because Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and PDF documents open in your web browser. Sign in to your Microsoft Office 365 account to get started.

You can access your documents whenever you have an Internet connection, from almost any device. 

Documents stored in your OneDrive are easily accessible on any device with an internet connection. And sharing documents with others is as simple as sending a link!

Use the links below to learn more:

Library E-Books and Video Tutorials

Need Help?

To request help with signing up for Microsoft Office 365, or with accessing and/or downloading the software, please use the Software and Technology Assistance form in ServiceDesk.

Assignment Help

Complete this form to request 1-on-1 assistance with:

  • Formatting a MLA or APA style paper
  • Creating a spreadsheet
  • Preparing a PowerPoint presentation

Our Student Technology Support staff are always happy to help.