Does Office 365 ProPlus for Students replace Office 365 University?

No, you will still be able to purchase Office 365 University regardless of whether your school chooses to provide Office 365 ProPlus for Students.

What are the differences between Office 365 University, Office 365 Home Premium, and Office 365 ProPlus?

 

Office 365 University

Office 365 Home Premium

Office 365 ProPlus for Students

Word

Included

Included

Included

Excel

Included

Included

Included

PowerPoint

Included

Included

Included

OneNote

Included

Included

Included

Outlook

Included

Included

Included

Publisher

Included

Included

Included

Access

Included

Included

Included

InfoPath

 

 

Included

Lync

 

 

Included

Subscription Length

4 years

1 year/1 Month

renewable

1 year

Renewable until graduation or until you transfer to a different school

Who purchases the software?

Student

Student

School

PC, Macs, Devices

2 PCs or Macs
2 Mobile Devices

5 PC or Macs

5 Mobile Devices

5 PC or Macs

5 Mobile Devices

SkyDrive Storage

20 GB

20 GB

None

Skype Minutes

60 minutes per month of Skype Premium

60 minutes per month of Skype Premium

None

 

If I don’t have Office installed on my computer, how do I download Office 365 ProPlus for Students?

Please use these instructions. These instructions are for Office 365 for business and are the same instructions for downloading Office 365 ProPlus for Students. You will use the user ID your school provided to you in order to download the software.

I recently purchased Office 365 University, can I get a refund since my school is offering Office 365 ProPlus for Students?

No, Office 365 University has different benefits from Office 365 ProPlus for Students. There is no refund if you choose to uninstall Office 365 University to install Office 365 ProPlus for Students.

If I have Office 365 University or Office 365 Home Premium installed on my computer and my school elects to offer me SharePoint access or an Exchange account, can I use either service with my existing software or do I have to switch to Office 365 ProPlus for Students?

If your school offers you SharePoint access or an Exchange account, you can log in with the user ID they provide to you with either Office 365 University or Office 365 Home Premium and have access to those services. You will not be able to use Lync as that product is only available with the Office 365 ProPlus for Students.

I have Office 365 University or Office 365 Home Premium installed on my computer, what happens if I attempt to install Office 365 ProPlus for Students?

You may run into difficulties attempting to install or attempting to use Office 365 ProPlus for Students on the same machine as an existing Office 365 University or Office 365 Home Premium installation. If you want to use Office 365 ProPlus, you will need to uninstall Office 365 University or Office 365 Home Premium.

If I have questions about Office 365 ProPlus for Students, how do I get support?

Contact your school’s help desk for issues with installation or usage. You can also use the Microsoft Community forums for questions on Office product usage.