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Office 365 - Accessing Office 365 Applications (and Installing Office)

Information about how to access all of your Office 365 applications online through a web browser.

Important Notes:

Applicants and recently admitted students will not have access to Office 365 through UWL (including email) until they have started the enrollment process for classes as a student and/or are a current student. 

  • Faculty and Staff have access to Office 365 once they have access to email (by first day of employment).
  • Microsoft Office 365 can be installed on up to five personal devices.
  • Supported OS: Windows, macOS, iOS and Android.
  • Chromebooks and other non-supported OS's may use the online or web versions of Office 365
  • Devices must check-in with Microsoft at least once every 30 days to retain their activation.
  • Access to Office 365 ends upon departure from UWL (Graduation, Retirement, etc...). Microsoft Office may be purchased if you would like to continue to have access to it.

Go to then click the email icon.


Enter your full UWL email addressNext.

Sign In

Enter your UWL Email Address and Password, Sign in.

UWL Sign in

Verify your account by using your Okta authentication device to complete your sign in. 


Now you should be able to see all of your available Office 365 applications like Outlook (email), OneDrive, Word and so on. Click on any of the applications in order to use them online. 

Install Microsoft Office (Recommended)

Click Install and more, Install Microsoft 365 apps


Click Install Office. Once downloaded then open the installer (see Downloads folder) and complete the install.

Install Office

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OwnerDavid H.GroupUW-La Crosse
Created2019-02-28 11:55:59Updated2024-07-11 13:51:07
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