Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365, previously named Office 365, is free and can be installed on up to 5 PC's/Macs, 5 tablets, and 5 smartphones. Microsoft 365 access will no longer be available upon leaving UMBC employment/enrollment. Sign in here with with your myUMBC credentials to access Microsoft 365.

For the more limited and less-featured version of Office (Office Professional Plus), please go here.


Microsoft 365 includes a suite of Office applications and services that can either be accessed locally on a device or from the cloud via a web browser. For accessibility in Microsoft 365 please click here.


Faculty, Staff, and Students


Latest version of Microsoft 365 


Windows, Macintosh, iOS, Android, Chrome OS

System Requirements

System requirements can be found here.

Licensed Components   

Cloud Apps: Go here

Local Apps: Access (Windows only), Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher (Windows only), Skype for Business, Teams, Word

Installation Instructions

For the sign in portions of any of the instructions below, you must sign in using your UMBC email address.


How do I make content accessible in Microsoft Office?

How to remove Office license files on a Mac

How do I present with real-time subtitles in PowerPoint?

I'm having trouble logging in to my OneDrive/Microsoft Office 365 account. What can I do?

Microsoft Office for the web training videos