Please note: It is strongly recommended to uninstall previous versions of Office before attempting to upgrade your version of Office. Assistance in uninstalling Office can be found at the following support article from Microsoft.

  • Go to the Get Office 365 for Free website
  • Enter your Carleton email address ( and click on Get started.

  • Select I’m a student

  • Click Sign in

  • Sign in using your email address ( and your MyCarletonOne password

  • Click Start to accept the terms and conditions of use and enable the license on your account

  • Click Skip (no extra user invitations are required)
  • Follow any introductory notices while you are logging into the Office Portal home page
  • In the top right corner, click Install Office > Office 365 apps  link

  • Download and install the software.

Note: Microsoft also offers students additional services to holders of Office 365 email addresses, while they maintain student status. A subset of these additional services are supported by the Service Desk: