Microsoft offer free Microsoft Office to all actively enrolled USC students and it is now available to download. Follow these instructions below on how to download and install.
Every USC student is provided a University email account provided by the Microsoft Office 365 for Education system.
You can access your email and calendar using Microsoft's Outlook Web Application (Email), via the Login link in the website's footer below (on desktop computers, move your cursor below the bottom of the screen) or via Microsoft Outlook.
You can login to your account by using your full USC email address (eg firstname.lastname@example.org) and your current password.
How to access your free Microsoft Office programs
1. Log in to your student email account. Click the Login button in the bottom left corner of the footer menu from any page of the USC website and select 'Email' under Student services.
2. Enter your full email address (eg email@example.com) and your USC account password (same password as USC Central and Portal)
3. Click the Office 365 link in the top left corner
4. Untick both "Make Bing your search Engine" and "Make MSN your browser homepage" unless you would like them as your defaults.
Click Install Now and follow the step-by-step installation guide. Make sure you use your full student email address when activating your account.
Please note: use of these programs under a USC student license is subject to the Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources policy.