Office 365 Student Advantage

Get Work Done. Anytime, anywhere.

Available at no extra cost through the Microsoft Student Advantage program, Office 365 gives students enrolled at the College access to a the latest versions of Office Suite, with all the features and functions you’ve come to expect.

Create, collaborate, edit, and view files – even when you’re on the go. Office 365 Pro Plus is anywhere you need it to be: your PC or laptop, tablet or phone.

How it Works

  • Office 365 Pro Plus is available to students enrolled for at least one credit at the College.
  • Each subscription license allows you to run Office 365 Pro Plus on up to 5 devices - Mac, PC, or mobile (iOS, Android, and Windows Phone).
  • Office 365 and can be used offline; however, students must connect to the Internet once every 30 days to verify they are still eligible for the program.

Getting Started

Office 365 provides a web-based portal where you can install Office 365 Pro Plus. Keep in mind that you have to be a local administrator on a computer to install Office 365 Pro Plus.

  1. Go to myoffice.mdc.edu
  2. Log in using your student e-mail address (typically firstname.lastname00x@mymdc.net) and password
  3. Click on the gear icon in the upper right corner, and then select Office 365 settings
  4. Click Software in the left menu
  5. Select your desired Language
  6. If you are installing Office for Windows, Microsoft recommends using the 32-bit installation
  7. Click Install to download and install the latest version of Office

Important: When logging in to Office 365 for the first time, click the OneDrive link on the top blue menu bar to unlock your 1 TB of cloud storage.

Your Office 365 Pro Plus subscription includes

For PC

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • OneNote
  • Access
  • Publisher
  • Outlook
  • Lync
  • InfoPath

For Mac

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Outlook

For iPhone

  • Word Mobile
  • Excel Mobile
  • PowerPoint Mobile

Note: OneNote and Lync Mobile available as separate download.

For Android

  • Word Mobile
  • Excel Mobile
  • PowerPoint Mobile

Note: OneNote and Lync Mobile available as separate download.