Get Office 365 for Free

Log in to your mySCC account and click on the Office 365 quicklink.

Office 365 link in mySCC

Click on Sign in on the Office 365 home page.

Office 365 home page detail

Enter your SCC email address in the Sign in field.

Microsoft sign in page

Enter your SCC password.

Microsoft enter password page

You'll be taken to your Office 365 account page. In a row at the top, you'll see links to access all the online versions of Office services, such as online Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. You can create a new document for one of these online applications by clicking the plus icon at left.

Office 365 account page detail

Above this row on the right is the Install Office button. To download a copy of a desktop version of one of the office apps, click this button and then select Office 365 apps in the drop-down menu.

Install office link

An office installation application will download. When it finishes downloading, click it to run it. You may have to go to your Downloads folder on your computer to find it.

file download notification

The setup app will lead you step-by-step through the process of installing Microsoft Office on your computer. Your school account enables you to have access to this downloaded copy of Office for free, so be sure you log in to Office 365 with your school account when you get started.

If you have trouble logging in to your school Office 365 account, contact a mySCC specialist at [email protected], or (618) 634-3333.