Microsoft Office now free for Northwestern students

Rebecca Savransky , Campus Editor

Northwestern students will now have free access to Microsoft Office programs, The Graduate School announced Thursday.

All active NU students will have the ability to download Microsoft Office for Students, also known as Office 365 ProPlus, on up to five computers using their NetID and password. The suite, which can be downloaded at, includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Students also have the option to use Office 365 apps on Android and iPad tablets. All students will be able to use the programs as long as they are registered as an active University student.

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