Get the Free Version of Microsoft Office!

We now have an agreement with Microsoft allowing you to download Office 365 for free on up to fifteen personal devices (PCs, Macs, tablets and phones).

How do I get Office 365?

To download your subscription, go to Office 365.

Enter your LU email address and LEA password.  For example,

This will direct you to the installation page, where you can access your FREE Office 365 subscription.

O365 Portal

What's included?

Office 365 is a subscription service plan that includes productivity software such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote.   This service will allow you to download these applications on up to 5 PCs, 5 Macs and on 5 mobile devices.

Who's eligible to get it?

All faculty/staff who are currently employed at Lamar University are eligible.  If you are no longer employed at Lamar University, and wish to continue to use the software, you can purchase an Office 365 subscription.

Office 365 will be deactivated when you are no longer employed at Lamar University.

Can I use the free version with other versions?

Office 365 will install alongside your current Office installation.  See Upgrading to Office 365.  If you already have a full version of Office installed then you may not need to install Office 365.  

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