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How do I install Office on my personal device?
What happens to my Office 365 account if I leave Calvin?


Install Office on Personal Computer

Calvin faculty, staff, and students can download the full Microsoft Office productivity suite on up to 5 personal devices for free.

  • The version of Office available to you is determined by Microsoft based on your computer's operating system. You will have access to the latest version of the Office applications your computer can support.
  • Your computer should be regularly connected to the Internet or allowed to connect periodically. Office 365 will need to communicate with Microsoft to install updates and verify the license.
Download and Install Office
  1. Log in with your u@Calvin to Office 365 at or
  2. Click the Settings cog in the top right corner
  3. Click Office 365 at the bottom under My app settings to open the My account page (you may have to log in again)
  4. In the Settings section, click Software
  5. You will be able to download the latest version of Office your device's operating system will support. You can click the Review system requirements link to determine which version of Office your computer can support. If your computer does not meet the minimum requirements or you want to install an earlier version of the Office suite, you will be able to do so at the bottom of the page.
  6. Click the Install button to begin the download

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What happens to my Office 365 if I leave Calvin?

| Graduating Students | Departing Students | Faculty & Staff |

All files saved to OneDrive for Business will be lost when you no longer have an active Calvin account.

Any Office applications that have been installed on your personal computer will no longer be accessible once you no longer have an active Calvin affiliation. You may sign up for a personal Office 365 account in order to continue using those applications.

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