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Microsoft Office for Web

For information on Microsoft Office desktop applications, click here.

Microsoft Office for Web (formerly known as Office 365) is a subscription-based software service that allows users access to a collection of software and services developed by Microsoft for productivity, collaboration, cloud storage, and more in their web browser. The web applications include:

  • Outlook
  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • OneNote
  • Teams
  • OneDrive
  • SharePoint
  • Bookings

 

The full list of web apps and services included with Microsoft 365 depend on what kind of Microsoft license you have. Click this link to see the applications and services available to you: https://www.office.com/apps

How to Get Microsoft Office for Web

The Microsoft Office web apps are available from the Microsoft 365 web page. Once logged in, access the web apps using the left-side navigation bar.

Login to Microsoft 365

License Details

Your UW Microsoft 365 user subscription:

  • Can be used on both personal and UW-owned computers and devices in the web browser of your choice.
  • Expires when you leave the UW.
  • Is a per-person license. You may not share it with family or friends.

Additional Information

Microsoft 365 FAQs

Where can I get help using this software?

Can I use this on computers not owned by the UW?

  • Yes

Can I assign a license to a shared user account?

What happens to the software license when an employee or student leaves?

  • The UW Microsoft 365 software license is contingent on being faculty, staff, or a student. Once you leave the UW, your Microsoft license will expire. For more information about services expiring can be found here: Expiration of access to IT services

What applications and services are included with Microsoft 365?

  • The applications and services included with Microsoft 365 depend on what kind of Microsoft license you have. Click this link to see the applications and services available to you: https://www.office.com/apps


Quick Facts

Available for

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff

Platform

Web Browser

Cost

Free

Category:

  • Free
  • Free for Students
  • Productivity

Documentation and Support