Office 365 for Students

  1. How can I access MS Office Pro Plus as a UCC Student?
  2. What is my Student IT Account password?
  3. What is included with Office 365 ProPlus subscription licence?
  4. Who can access this service?
  5. What happens when I graduate?
  6. How many machines/devices can I run this subscription on?
  7. Is this the full version of Office and available for offline use?
  8. How is this different from Office 2013 Professional Plus?
  9. What applications come with Office 365 ProPlus for PC?
  10. What applications come with Office 365 ProPlus for Mac?
  11. What applications come with Office 365 ProPlus for iPhone?
  12. What applications come with Office 365 ProPlus for Android?
  13. What are the minimum system requirements?
  14. I'm still having trouble?

 

1. How can I access MS Office Pro Plus as a UCC Student?

  1. Go to http://www.ucc.ie/o365
  2. Logon using:
    • Username: studentnumber@umail.ucc.ie
    • Password: Your Student IT Account password
  3. Click on Office 365 in the top left hand corner to be taken to your download section
  4. Start downloading your office applications!

 

2. What is my Student IT Account password?

Your Student IT Account password is the password you use to logon to Wi-Fi, Open Access PCs, Uprint and now o365!  For more information on your Student IT Account please click here

 

3. What is included with MS Office ProPlus subscription licence?

  • Office 365 ProPlus for PC
  • Office 365 ProPlus for Mac
  • Office Mobile for iPhone
  • Office Mobile for Android

 

4. Who can access this service?

Only registered UCC students can access this service.

As a UCC student you'll have access to this software 24 hours after you've completed Registration Part 2 and are a fully registered UCC student.  Once you graduate you will no longer be able to avail of this service.

 

5. What happens when I graduate?

Your MS Office subscription is valid throughout your enrolment with UCC and ends upon graduation.  You may enroll into other consumer or commercial offers available.  If you have MS Office Student Advantage, you should make sure to transfer all your files from your University OneDrive to your personal OneDrive prior to graduation.  At expiration, the Office applications enter a reduced-functionality mode, which means documents can be viewed but it isn't possible to edit or create new documents.  In addition, online services associated with the school email address, for example Office Online and OneDrive, will no longer work.

 

6. How many machines/devices can I run this subscription on?

Each subscription licence allows you to run Office on up to five machines being Mac or PC.  You can also run Office Mobile for Android or Office Mobile for iPhone on up to 5 mobile devices.

 

7.  Is this the full version of Office and available for offline use?

Yes, this is the full Office on the PC, Mac, iPhone and Android platform and all are available for offline use.

 

8. How is this different from Office 2013 Professional Plus?

The Office 2013 applications are exactly the same however there are some differences including patching, licence sign in for usage and Click-to-run (C2R) technology for rapid installs (2 minutes for quick usage).

 

9. What applications come with Office 365 ProPlus for PC?

Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneNote, Access, Publisher, Outlook, Lync, InfoPath

 

10. What applications come with Office 365 ProPlus for Mac?

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

 

11. What applications come with Mobile for iPhone?

Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, Powerpoint Mobile.

 

12. What applications come with Mobile for Android?

Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, Powerpoint Mobile.

 

13. What are the minimum system requirements?

To install MS Office Student Advantage your system must meet the minimum requirements, click here for information.

 

14. I'm still having trouble?

You can find troubleshooting information here.  If you need further support please call to our Student IT Helpdesk in the Boole Library or Boole Basement or email us at sit@ucc.ie

 

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