Learn how to install Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access and OneNote with your free Office 365 subscription today. Install the latest versions of Office 2016 for both Windows (PC) and Mac.
Follow the instructions below to download and install your free Office 365 today.
Go to o365.fitnyc.edu
Enter your FIT Email address and FIT Password
You will be redirected to your Office 365 account page. Click “Install Office 2016” to download the installation package on your computer.
Note you may also use MS Office programs online without installing any software onto your computer. You will only be able to access the programs while connected to the Internet.
*Do not install on your Office or School issued computer, contact TechHelp.
Open the installation package from your downloads.
Follow the prompts and complete the automatic updates. If you need assistance with installing the software, please contact TechHelp.
Steps 4 – 6
Open one of the Office 365 programs; for our example, we opened Microsoft Word.
Click “Sign In”
Enter your FIT Email address and click “Next”
Enter your FIT Password and click “Sign in” (Your email address should already be filled in for your in the top field)
Frequently Asked Questions
This offer is available to all FIT Students, Staff and Faculty.
You can install Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs, 5 tablets, and 5 smartphones
Employees, if want to install a version of Microsoft Office on your FIT office computer or FIT issued laptop, please contact TechHelp at 212-217-HELP (4357) or email email@example.com.
Microsoft Office is no longer providing FIT and many institutions with disc versions of their software. Similar to Adobe, with Adobe Creative Cloud. Microsoft is now offering the software online for download.
We are very pleased to announce that as of September 14, 2016; you will be able to use your FIT password to access your Microsoft Office 365 account, no need to manage a separate password for this service.
If you are unable to sign into your Microsoft Office 365 account, please verify that you can sign into MyFIT. If you are able to sign into MyFIT, please contact TechHelp so we may assist you with your password.
Why would I install a different version of Office?
You may be taking a course that is not using the latest version of Microsoft Office or have an instructor that wants you to use an older version of Microsoft Office for a course.
What do I do if I installed the latest version of Microsoft Office?
If you installed the Office 2016 via this subscription offer you can follow the instructions created by Microsoft; Re-install Office 2013.
How do I install an older version of Office?
*If you have already installed Office 2016 please read the previous question.
You will be redirected to a new page, scroll to the bottom till you find “Install Office 365 ProPlus with the 2013 apps” for Windows (PC) clients. Click the small arrow to expand the installation details
Click on the Install button to begin the download.
Follow the installation instructions that will appear from Microsoft Office.
As with previous Home-use installations of Microsoft Office, TechHelp is offering best effort support with installations. For assistance and additional questions, please contact TechHelp.