Download Office to Your Home/Personal Computer

CLC Students and employees are eligible to receive a free download of Microsoft Office to install on personally-owned computers.  The software will remain active as long as you are a enrolled student or employed at CLC.  Soon after you leave employment or stop enrolling in classes, the software will de-active and you will no longer be able to use Office.

Before attempting to download and install, here are some things to check:

  • If using a laptop computer, make sure it is plugged in and fully charged.
  • Your computer has all current updates installed
  • You have time to download and install the software without interruption.  (Depending on Internet speed, installation can take up to 30 minutes)

Lets get started!

Step 1: Log into Office 365  https://login.microsoftonline.com

Username: <yourstarid>@clcmn.edu (Faculty/Staff) or <yourstarid>@go.minnstate.edu (Students)

Password: Your StarID password

Step 2: Click Sign in


Step 3: On the top menu bar, click on the gear next to your picture.

Step 4: A dropdown box will show up, click on Office 365 Settings


Step 5: Click on Software – Install and manage software

Step 6: Click on Install

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