Microsoft advantage

FAU is now participating in the Microsoft Advantage program, which provides the latest full versions of Microsoft Office to all student, faculty and staff members free of charge. Office 365 includes the latest version of Word, Excel, Lync, PowerPoint, OneNote, Publisher and more. As long as you are an FAU student, faculty member, or staff member, you'll be able to use this software for free on your personal computers/devices.

What to Know Before You Install Office 365
  • To access and activate your Office 365 subscription use your FAUNetID and password.
  • Office 365 will be deactivated once you leave FAU. This includes OneDrive access.
  • OneDrive is only available while you maintain an active student or employee status.
  • To install office you will need to be logged into the computer as an administrator.
  • Download iPhone/iPad/Tablets/smartphones from the App store and activate with FAU email and password. The Apps will maintain the ability to read documents after your FAU activation expires.

How to Install Office 365
  • Visit
  • Select Sign In and enter your FAU email
  • On the FAU login page enter your FAUNet ID and FAU Password
  • Accept the DUO Mobile Push
  • Once logged in click "Install apps" and "Microsoft 365 apps" in the top left of the screen
  • Once the installer is downloaded, run it and you will have installed all Microsoft 365 applications