Microsoft Office 365 - Office 2021 Suite

Microsoft Office 365 for all Student, Faculty and Staff “personal” computers:

Williams College provides Microsoft Office 365 for use to all enrolled students and employees at Williams. For Faculty and Staff our license with Microsoft allows for downloads of the latest office suite of programs, like Word and Excel, on computers (MacOS and Windows) and sign into apps on the mobile devices (iOS, Android, & Windows).

To Access the apps or the suite installer you can log into using your Williams (Okta) email and password. See below for full directions.

Williams OIT issued computers should have the Microsoft Office Suite already installed. If you need help with a Williams Computer please contact the help desk at [email protected] or x4090.

  • As stated above Faculty and Staff are licensed to download/install the Office Suite onto their computer. To get the installer log into using your Williams (Okta) email and password.

    MS Office Sign in Screen

    That should redirect you to our Okta sign in. Enter your username, then password then MFA. You will be redirected back to Here you can confirm whether you want to stay logged in.

    On the Office page click the "Install and more" dropdown in the top right. Then click Install Microsoft 365 apps.

    Office install Options

    On the next page click the Install Office Option

    install Office button

    That should download an Office Setup/Installer to you computer. Run that installer to install the suite on your computer.

Office for Windows applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, PowerPoint, OneDrive, Access

Office for Mac applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote

and mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android phones and tablets.