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Student Software Downloads

Microsoft Office Download for Students

The Current Versions of MS Office are 2013 for Windows and 2011 for Mac. If you already have these versions you are up to date. If you have older versions please uninstall them before continuing.

  1. Sign into Office365 with your W&L credentials at 

  2.  At the top of the page, click on the Settings gear icon to access the Office 365 settings.

  3. Log in again
  4. On the left of the page, choose the Software tab.

  5. On the Office page, select a Language, and then choose Install.

For the PC

Sign in with the Organizational account with your full email address and password.

For the Mac

Once the software has downloaded

Double-click on the MicrosoftOffice2011.dmg in the download file to launch the installer.

When installed choose, "Sign into an Existing Office365 subscription."

Sign in with your full W&L email address.

Choose "Organizational Account" and enter your full email and password.

You be will asked to register your account.

Select Yes for updates. Select No for customer experience


myVi: You can also use the 2013 Office suite now by using our virtual desktop application. Open a browser, go to, and log in with your username and password. The first time you use it, you will be prompted to load the Citrix client required to run the application; this step will be unnecessary on subsequent visits.

PUBLIC LABS:  The undergraduate public labs have Microsoft Office available. Click here to see a listing of available labs on campus.

If you have questions or if you'd like assistance with the download or with virtual desktops and apps at The Stable, please stop by the ITS Information Desk in Leyburn Library, contact us at, or call us (540) 458 - HELP (4357)