Office 365 is an online office and software plus services suite which offers access to various services and software built around the Microsoft Office platform.
Office 365 enables you to install the latest full desktop version of Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook, so you can use all the features offline as well as online. You can also install Office on smartphones.
At the moment, only students who are currently enrolled in classes have access to Office 365.
Faculty and staff will gain access to Office 365 after all employee ONID accounts in individual departments have been unified. Talk to your department's IT support group to learn more about this process. In the meanwhile, you can request to gain access to the Microsoft Home Use Program if you need a soution now.