Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise products are available to active Missouri S&T faculty, staff and students. Microsoft 365 Apps is a full version of Microsoft Office that can be installed locally on your computer. The Office Apps can also be accessed online with Office for the Web.
Personally-owned computers: All students have a free copy of Microsoft Office through Missouri S&T with Microsoft 365 Apps. Instructions for accessing the Apps online and for installing the Apps locally can be found below.
For university-managed computers, do not install the local version. If you have questions, please contact the IT Help Desk for help: 573-341-4357.
Use Office for the Web:
Products can generally be accessed 24/7 using a computer, tablet, smartphone or other device with an internet connection.
Install a Local Version of Office:
To acquire this software you may request it through the HelpDesk by submitting a ticket. Below are listed the available packages of
Office 365 options (price per computer per year):
Local installation only options (one-time fee perpetual license per computer):
Microsoft Teams is a powerful communication and collaboration tool for use in organizations and teams. It is available for use by students and faculty through Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise provided by the University.
Some useful features include:
There are even more possible plug-ins available to use than can be listed here. Users are encouraged to search around for any tools and plug-ins that may be useful.
Office updating comes with a lot of concerns. Here are some answers!
No. The update only applies to local clients and will not affect your mailbox, drive mappings or stored documents
Deleted items are permanently removed after 30 days, as it has been. However, this may be subject to change separate of the update to M365.
Correct. However, if they are a record that needs to be retained it is recommended to save them as a PDF and not in mailbox format.
Yes, separate from the Microsoft 365 Apps update, we are moving our Exchange email servers to The Cloud.