Microsoft Office 365 and Windows for Students

Students enrolled full-time or part-time in a degree granting program at San Francisco State University (i.e., matriculating students) are eligible for a free copy of Microsoft Office 365 Education for Students. To obtain the software:

  1. Mac users: Make sure your computer is fully patched and all Apple updates are installed before beginning the installation process
  2. Log in to your email: live.sfsu.edu
  3. Click Office 365 at the top left of the window
  4. At the homepage, select Install Office 2016 (top right)
  5. Follow the instructions to install the software
  6. When directed to SF State's login page, enter your ID and Password to register your software (NOTE: if you are not directed to SF State's login and are asked to log in with Microsoft credentials do NOT enter your SF State information. Contact the ITS Help Desk for assistance: service@sfsu.edu.)

Important Notes:

  • Student employees granted an @sfsu.edu email address must use the employee work at home program to obtain software
  • SF State provides support for Student e-mail and other account related issues. For non-account related issues with the Office 365 software products (e.g., Excel, Word, SharePoint, Teams, Sway, etc.), students should contact Microsoft Office 365 University support at (866) 425-3959

Microsoft Windows

Students enrolled full-time or part-time in a degree granting program at San Francisco State University (i.e., matriculating students) are eligible for a free copy of Microsoft Windows 10. The software can be downloaded through the student section of OnTheHub (log in with your SF State ID and password).

Important Notes:

  • During the Microsoft Student software setup, you will be required to register the product with Microsoft
  • For assistance with this software, students should contact Microsoft Office 365 University support at (866) 425-3959
  • Students are not allowed to trade or sell the software media

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