Installing Microsoft Office (Faculty & Staff)

UNH Information Technology has partnered with Microsoft to provide Microsoft’s popular Office 365 Professional Plus suite for students, faculty, and staff


Click here for STUDENT instructions.

Faculty/Staff: Office 365 ProPlus is available to all UNH Faculty/Staff and Students

It is highly encouraged to upgrade to Office 365 ProPlus as this product is free with all office application features available.

Please note- if you have Microsoft Visio or Project installed check with your UNH IT Department before upgrading to Office 365 ProPlus
  • Go to
  • Enter your UNH username and affiliation in the format of <username>@<affiliation>.edu. The important part is that the address must contain one of the following:  “” | "" | "" | "". Click “ Sign in ,” then “Continue.” (When you tab to the password field, it will automatically redirect you to the next step.)

Office 365 Login Page at enter

  • At the UNH login page, authenticate with your and password to go to the Office 365 home page.


  • Windows and Mac Office 365 View:
    • Click on the Square in the upper Left for more applications, select Install Office Apps to install Office

Office 365 Applications that are available to UNH Faculty/Staff

  • If installing Office for the first time, click “Install Office Apps” > select Office 2016
    • The executable file will auto save to your downloads folder (unless you have changed the location of downloaded files)
    • If you need additional help installing, click Need Help installing? Link at the bottom of the popup window

Office Install Popup- need help link


  • For the most updated instructions visit Microsoft Support -  Instructions on how to install Office ProPlus
  • Once the product has finished installing you will be prompted to sign into Office 365 (these are the same instructions for logging into
    • Enter <username>@<affiliation>.edu
    • Select Work or School account (if prompted)
    • Enter username@UNH.EDU and UNH password
    • If you encounter issues, call UNH IT Service Desk at 862-4242



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