Microsoft Office for Home Use

​Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get free Microsoft Office?

If you are a credit registered DMACC student, or a DMACC employee, log into myDMACC​ to get started.  Next, click the Office 365 button, then choose Install Office Apps. 

How do I know if I'm eligible through my school?

If you are currently registered for a credit class at Des Moines Area Community College, you are eligible.  If you are a current DMACC employee, you are eligible.

What happens when I graduate or I'm no longer taking credit classes at DMACC?

When you graduate or are no longer enrolled in credit classes, your Office 365 subscription through your institution ends. You may enroll into other consumer or commercial offers available. If you have Office 365 Education at your school, you should make sure to transfer all your files from your school OneDrive to your personal OneDrive prior to graduation.

What does Office 365 include?

Office 365 comes with a full version of Office and familiar Office applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote and more. Office 365 is a user-based service and allows each student to install on up to five PCs or Macs, and five tablets and access Office mobile applications on iPhone and Android phones. (Office Mobile applications are included with all Windows phones). ​

Can I install Office for iPad?

Yes, this would count towards the limit of installing it on 5 tablets.

Can I purchase discounted software as a DMACC student or employee?

Students, Staff and Faculty click here for your options to purchase additional software at a reduced cost.