Dakota County Technical College Information Technology Services is providing Microsoft® Office 365 ProPlus to students at no cost via the Microsoft® Student Advantage program. Each student may install this software on up to five devices.
The subscription is free as long as you're an active student enrolled in a class.
Downloading Microsoft® Office 365 Pro Plus for free is easy! Access is tied to your Dakota County Technical College StarID account. Scroll down for installation guides and a list of included applications.
WINDOWS® OFFICE 365 PROPLUS INSTALLATION GUIDE
Before you start, uninstall any previous versions of Microsoft® Office.
Log on as <YourStarID>@dctc.mnscu.edu. User your StarID password.
Follow the directions on the page to download the latest version of Office.
Once the download completes, double-click the Microsoft Office.dmg file and run the installer.
After you have completed the install process, open an Office application, such as Word®, and you will be presented with the Get Started with Office screen. Select Sign in to an existing Office 365 Subscription.
Enter <YourStarID>@dctc.mnscu.edu and StarID Password. Click Next.
If you are prompted to choose Microsoft Account or Organizational Account, choose Organizational Account.
Enter your password and click Sign In. Your Mac may prompt you that "Microsoft Office Setup Assistant would like to access your contacts." Click OK.
Personalize your copy of Microsoft® Office, select your preferred setting for updates and click Continue.
After setup runs, you may be prompted with the Get Started with Office screen again. Quit the application and reopen to start using Microsoft® Office.
MOBILE DEVICES INSTALLATION
Go to your app store on your mobile device
Search for Office Mobile for Office 365 Subscribers
Install the app on your device.
After the installation is complete, open the app.
When prompted, enter <YourStarID>@dctc.mnscu.edu and type your StarID password.