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Students enrolled at CBU can install Microsoft Office on their personal computers at no cost through Microsoft’s Student Advantage program.

 
The program provides the full version of Office 365 ProPlus, including:
  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Outlook
  • ...and more!

Students can install the software on up to five Windows and Macintosh computers, and access Office mobile applications on iPhones, Android phones, and Windows phones.

The software can be used offline and has the same features and functions as other versions of Office. To verify continued eligibility, students must connect to the Internet once every 30 days.

The Student Advantage program is offered through Office 365/LancerMail system, provided by CBU in partnership with Microsoft.

Download and Install Office 365 ProPlus

  1. Go to office365.calbaptist.edu
  2. Log in using your student id and password
  3. Click on the gear icon in the upper right corner, and then select "Office 365" under "your app settings".
  4. A new window in your browser will open.  Click "Install status" from the left side menu.
  5. Click "Install desktop applications" 
  6. If you are installing Office for Windows, Microsoft recommends using the 32-bit installation
  7. Click Install to download and install the latest version of Office

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How long may I use Office 365 ProPlus through Student Advantage?

Students enrolled for one or more credits at CBU are assigned an Office 365 ProPlus license. Students must connect to the Internet once every 30 days to verify they are still eligible for the program. Students who graduate or are no longer enrolled for credit after spring semester will lose their license shortly after the start of fall semester. Students who graduate or are no longer enrolled for credit after fall semester will lose their license shortly after the start of spring semester. Even after the license expires, students retain read-only access to their Microsoft Office files.

What is included with Office 365 ProPlus subscription license?

  • Office 365 ProPlus for PC (Office 2016 ProPlus base applications)
  • Office 365 ProPlus for Mac (Office 2016 for Mac base applications)
  • Office Mobile for iPhone
  • Office Mobile for Android

On how many devices may I install the software?

Each 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

Which applications are included with Office 365 ProPlus for Windows?

  • Word 2016
  • Excel 2016
  • PowerPoint 2016
  • OneNote 2016
  • Access 2016
  • Publisher 2016
  • Outlook 2016
  • Skype for Business
  • OneDrive for Business

Which applications are included with Office 365 ProPlus for Mac?

  • Word 2016
  • Excel 2016
  • PowerPoint 2016
  • Outlook 2016
CBU provides students with email accounts on Microsoft's Office365.
 
About Office365
Office 365 is a e-mail and collaboration services platform hosted by Microsoft. The service suite includes a 25GB e-mail account, calendaring, and additional features, all with enhanced reliability and a generous storage limit.

Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

These steps may very depending on your current version of IOS

1. If this is the first e-mail account on this iPhone, iPad tap Mail.
         • Otherwise, tap Settings>Mail >Add Account.
2. Select Microsoft Exchange.
         • Enter the following account information.
               • Email - Type your full email address, for example cbu.student@calbaptist.edu
               • Description (Optional) – enter a description of the account, for example CBU Mail.
               • Select Next on the upper right corner of the screen.
               • Enter your password.
               • Select Next on the upper right corner of the screen.
3. Select Next on the upper right corner of the screen.
4. Choose the type of information you want to synchronize. By default Mail, Contacts, Calendar,
    Reminds, and Notes are all turned on. To turn off synchronization for a type of information, tap
    and slide the switch to OFF.
5. Tap Save

Android configuration

These steps may very depending on your version of Android

1. Open Settings. 
2. Select Accounts.
3. Select Add Account.
4. Select Microsoft Exchange.
5. Enter your email address and password.
              • Email - for example cbu.student@calbaptist.edu
              • Password - Use the password that you use to access your account.
              • Select Sign in
              
• Enter your Username.
                     
• For student - id#@calbaptist.edu
                      
• For staff/faculty - your 8 character username followed by @calbaptist.edu

                              • If needed Exchange Server is: outlook.office365.com.
7. Select your sync and push settings as preferred.
8. Select Next to give to the account a description, for example CBU Mail
9. Select Done to complete the email setup and start using your account.