Microsoft Office for Students

Microsoft Office for Students (free of charge)


As a benefit of our relationship with Microsoft, Columbia College is now able to provide Microsoft Office to students free of charge. This means the latest version of the full Office productivity suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and more are available to you as long as you’re a Columbia College student and Microsoft continues the Student Advantage program. Below are some highlights of the offer:


• Install on up to 5 compatible PCs or Macs, plus 5 tablets (including iPad!)


• Gain valuable skills on the world’s most popular productivity software


• Use the same programs as your professors to ensure full file compatibility



To get office follow these simple steps:


1. Go to

2. Enter your CougarTrack username with and CougarTrack password. NOTE: Your username should be NOT your CougarMail email (such as


3. ClickSign In.

4. This will take you to the software installation page where you may install on your computer and/or tablet.


Office 365 ProPlus supports PCs and Windows tablets running Windows 7 or higher, and Macs with Mac OS X 10.6 or higher. Office for iPad can be installed on iPads running version 7.0 or higher. For information about mobile devices, visit


If you run into any issues or need help with installing Office 365, please contact the Technology Solutions Center at 573-875-4357 or 1.800.231.2391 x4357. 



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