Once logged in your will now be presented with your Office 365 platform. To access the install facility for the Microsoft office suite, select the cog wheel in the top right hand corner. Upon the drop down function select Office 365 settings.

 


Office Pro Plus for CIT Students 

CIT IT Services are delighted to announce as part of the Office 365 Education that a Microsoft Office 365 plan is available FREE to current students in CIT. This service will allow you to do the following at no cost:

 

· Install the latest version of Microsoft Office suite (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) on 5 PCs or Macs*

·  Run Office apps on 5 tablets or phones running Android, iOS, and Windows

·  Get 1TB of Cloud storage on OneDrive

·  Use the online version of Microsoft Office on any device



How to access and install Office 365 Education? 

To access Office 365 Education, go to http://office.com/GetOffice365

If you haven't used this service before, enter your full @myCIT.ie email address and select the green button "Get Started for free" as shown below in order to assign an appropriate Office 365 license to your student account.










At the next window is the official Microsoft Office365 login window.

You will need to enter your full student email address including the @myCIT.ie prefix and your current active password.

Once this is completed select the Sign In radio button





Once you have successfully authenticated you will be presented with a window display similar to below, once you are happy select Start





Once logged in your will now be presented with your Office 365 platform. To access the install facility for the Microsoft office suite, select the cog wheel in the top right hand corner. Upon the drop down function select Office 365 settings.





Once selected the window display will change. On the left hand panel select the Install status tab, and then select the red text ‘Install Desktop Applications’




You will then be redirected to the Software window. Select the ‘Office’ tab




Choose the version you require and then select ‘Install’.

The download will start and the install of Microsoft Office Suite will begin on your local device.


How to access and install OneDrive Office 365 Education?

As part of this free student Pro plus Microsoft offering, all active enrolled students can utilise the OneDrive cloud storage functionality. This will link with your student Office 365 profile and offer the ability to edit office suite documents etc online. To download and install the OneDrive sync app follow these instructions.


Within the Software section on the Office365 portal select the OneDrive tab. Choose the version you require and then select ‘Install’. The download will begin and the install of OneDrive for Business sync will begin on your local device.


Should you wish, you can copy/move your documents from your local hard disk to your Onedrive folder. You will find this on your pc/laptop under Windows Explorer, as shown below. Your documents will be synchronised with your Onedrive folder in the Cloud.

Open Windows Explorer and you will see a new OneDrive folder.