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What is Office 365 for Students?

Office 365 is an online version of Microsoft Office provided to all students. In order to use the service, you will need to register at:


Enter your webmail address in the field located beside “Get Started” button. Click on that button once your email address is entered. On the next page, click on “I’m a student”, then click on “Sign in” on the following page to get to the UW login page. You have to enter your full webmail address and create an Office 365 password in the fields provided, then click on the “Sign In” button.

After logging in, please click on “Install Office” drop-down button located on the top right section of the screen, then click on “Office 365 apps” to start the installation process. Installation process may take long time depending on your network’s download speed.


What devices can I use Office 365 on?

Office 365 supports:

  • PCs and Windows tablets running Windows 7 and higher
  • Macs with Mac OS X 10.6 or higher
  • Office for Android can be installed on devices running version 7.0 or higher through the Google Play Store
  • Office for iOS can be installed on devices running version 7.0 or higher through App Store.


For more information about mobile devices, visit https://www.office.com/mobile.


I need help installing Office 365, where do I go?

If you are having issues installing Office, visit Install Office on your PC or Mac with Office 365 for business for installation instructions.

If the issue still remains unresolved, contact the Service Desk either by email at servicedesk@uwinnipeg.ca or by phone at 204 786-9149.