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Microsoft Office for Students

Students at American University are eligible to obtain a free subscription to Microsoft Office 365 through American University's Office 365 licensing agreement. To access the Office 365 portal and download Office 365 on up to 5 devices, use the below link. Log in using your AU email address in the format userid@american.edu, and your myAU portal password:

https://portal.office.com

Please Note: Microsoft stipulates that the subscription to Office 365 will expire once you graduate from AU.

Alternatively, students can purchase Microsoft Office at a special academic discount price through the AU Campus Store.

Microsoft Office 365 for Windows includes the following applications:

  • Microsoft Excel 
  • Microsoft Outlook 
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Skype for Business



Microsoft Office 365 for Mac includes the following applications:

  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Excel 
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 
  • Microsoft Word