How does a student or faculty/staff member access and install Microsoft Office software on their personal computer?

  1. Go to
  2. Enter your UNC Charlotte email address and click Next
    Note: use your address only; do not use your email address 
    sign in
  3. Enter your NinerNET password and click Sign In
  4. You will be redirected to the Microsoft 365 Dashboard, click the Install Office button in the upper right
    Install Office dashboard
  5. When the download is complete, open the file to install Microsoft 365.
  6. The first time you open an Office application (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.), sign in with your UNC Charlotte email address and password to activate your license
  7. After authenticating and activating your license, if prompted to "Allow my organization to manage my device" select "No, sign in to this app only."
    stay signed in

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