Free access to MS Office 365 ProPlus for faculty & staff, starting in December

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Starting in December 2014*, Microsoft will begin offering McGill faculty and staff members FREE access to Office 365 ProPlus. This offering includes the Office 2013 versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office apps, and will replace the current Microsoft Work at Home program.

Faculty and staff members will be able to install the Office 2013 suite on up to 5 personal devices, including PCs, Macs, iPhones, iPads and Android smartphone and tablets. For information on what's included visit Office 365 ProPlus in the IT Knowledge Base.

Over the coming weeks IT Services will be posting additional details, including more precise eligibility requirements and other FAQs for faculty and staff.

* Date of availablility

Note that while Microsoft has announced the planned offering for December 2014, the date of its availability to McGill faculty and staff is not yet determined.  Over the coming weeks IT Services will be posting additional details, including more precise eligibility requirements and other FAQs for faculty and staff.