Microsoft Advantage

Faculty, Staff and Students at Southern Univerty at New Orleans can install Microsoft Office software for free on their personal computers through the Microsoft Advantage program.

The program provides access to Office 365 ProPlus, a full version of Office, including:

  • Word
  • PowerPoint
  • Excel
  • Outlook

…and more!

Faculty, Staff and Students can install the software on up to five computers, including Windows and Mac. Participants can also access Office mobile applications on iPhones and Android phones.

The software has the same features and functions as other versions of Office and can be used offline; however, participants must connect to the Internet once every 30 days to verify they are still eligible for the program.

The Microsoft Advantage program is being offered through the Office 365 email and calendar system, provided by the Southern University at New Orleans in partnership with Microsoft.

Download and Install Office 365 ProPlus

  1. Go to
  2. Log in using your SUNO email address and password.
  3. Click on the gear icon in the upper right corner, and then select Office 365 settings
  4. Click Software in the left menu
  5. Select your desired Language
  6. Click Install to download and install the latest version of Office

If your computer is not compatible with the latest version of Office, you can choose to select the previous version at the bottom of the screen in step 5.

Frequently Asked Questions
You must have a validly licensed SUNO email address to be eligible. 
What is included with Office 365 ProPlus subscription license?

  • Office 365 ProPlus for PC (Latest Office base applications)
  • Office 365 ProPlus for Mac (Latest Office for Mac base applications)
  • Office Mobile for iPhone
  • Office Mobile for Android

How many devices can I install the software on?

Each subscription license allows you to install Microsoft Office on up to five computers. You can also run Office Mobile for Android or iPhone on up to five mobile devices.

Is this a full version of Office, available for offline use?

Yes. The software has the same features and functions as other versions of Office and can be used offline

What applications are included with Office 365 ProPlus for Windows?

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • OneNote
  • Access
  • Publisher
  • Outlook

What applications are included with Office 365 ProPlus for Mac?

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Outlook

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