Office 365

Office 365 is a free suite of programs that includes Office applications. There are two ways to use Office 365: in the cloud using Word Online, Excel Online, PowerPoint Online, OneNote Online, etc. or by installing all the same apps locally on up to five PCs or Macs, five tablets, and five mobile devices.

Faculty and staff may still use a local version of Office Professional by installing the Campus Agreement offer for University-owned computers through the WebStore.

Exchange online is the common email and calendar solution that is available to faculty and staff. This is a separate service from Office 365.

AVAILABLE TO: Faculty | Students | Staff

FUNDED BY: University

  • Work anywhere, anytime and across virtually any device by installing Office 365 on up to five PCs or Macs, five tablets, and five mobile devices
  • Stay current with automatic updates and releases for Office 365
  • Access to unlimited secure cloud-based file storage and sharing


This offer is available for free for all students, faculty, and staff with a valid UIC NetID and common password. You must install Office 365 before you can use the software. Once you leave the University, your Microsoft Office 365 subscription will end, however you may enroll in other available consumer or commercial offers at that time.

C-Stop, BSB

1007 West Harrison Street, Behavioral Sciences Building(BSB), Learning Center, First Floor, Chicago, IL

Service Level Agreement

Service Request Fulfillment Time Provisioned nightly at 5:00am
Incident Resolution Time Local Incident resolution time, 2 business days. Vendor, 1 business day
Service Availability 24x7
Maintenance Window(s) Tuesday nights from 10:00pm to 5:00am. ‚ÄčApproved Technology Solutions maintenance window(s).
Service Notification Channel(s) Technology Solutions Service Notices, REACH distribution email list
Reviewed to Ensure SLA Meets Business Requirements Provisional SLA - Currently under IT Governance review
Date Reviewed Provisional SLA - Currently under IT Governance review
Service Owner: Ed Zawacki (Interim)