Microsoft Software and Office 365 Information


*Please remember these are personal licenses. They are not to be used on any Montana Tech owned equipment.

What is it?

As an employee or student of Montana Tech, you are eligible to download the latest Microsoft software titles such as Windows 10 Education and Office 2016 at a small cost through the Microsoft Work at Home program.

Who Can Get it?

Current Montana Tech students and employees.

How Do I Get it?

The license is perpetual, meaning that it will never expire. If you need to re-install your operating system or use Microsoft Office products at home this is a good choice for you.

To obtain Windows / Office visit:

As an employee, faculty/staff or student at Montana Tech, you also get 5 free licenses of Microsoft Office ProPlus. These licenses can be obtained through Office 365. Office 365 licensing remains active for you to use as long as you are employed at Montana Tech.


Setup Microsoft Office Products

Montana Tech's email accounts are now in Office 365, Microsoft’s cloud-based email, web apps, and storage. With Office 365 you receive:

  • A 50 GB Mailbox;
  • 1 TB OneDrive cloud storage;
  • The ProPlus package, which includes Web Apps for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • 5 Licenses of Office ProPlus for your personal laptop and device.

This page details set up for personal devices. Montana Tech computers already have Microsoft Office installed.

Installing on PC or Mac
Installing on iOS
Installing on Android
Installing on a Tablet

If you're having trouble installing or using Office, visit Microsoft's Office 365 Support site.

Helpful Tips
  • Provide your existing Montana Tech email address and password to log in.
  • When signing out of Office 365 in a web browser, campus computers will automatically keep you signed in to your email account. To sign off, simply log off the computer you are using.
  • To access your OneDrive cloud storage on a phone or device app, first access OneDrive in a web browser. This will initiate the creation of your OneDrive storage and make it accessible on mobile devices.