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Installing Microsoft Office 365 for Mac

This documentation provides information on how to download and install Microsoft Office 365 for Mac. The programs available as part of the Office Mac 2011 Suite are Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. An Office 365 subscription is offered for free to all DBU students and adjunct staff. The software can be installed on up to 5 personal devices. If there are any questions about this software, please call the Help Desk at 214-333-5500, or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Office 365 Logo

Step 1

Navigate to email2.dbu.edu and click “The Microsoft Office 365 login page for DBU Student Email” in order to log in to a DBU student email account. The username and password is the same as the log in for WebAdvisor.

Once logged in, click on the “Office 365” logo in the top left corner of the browsing window.

Office 365 for Mac Step 1

Step 2

Once logged in, click on the “Office 365” logo in the top left corner of the browsing window.

Office 365 for Mac Step 2

Step 3

To begin installation, click the “Install now” button. If Office 365 has been installed on a personal device in the past, refer to Step 3a on how to install Office 365 to a new device. If this is the first device, skip to Step 3b.

Office 365 for Mac Step 3

Step 3a

Click “Install.”

Office 365 for Mac Step 3a

Step 3b

Select a language, and then click “Install” to begin the installation process.

Office 365 for Mac Step 3b

Step 4

Click “Save File.”

Office 365 for Mac Step 4

Step 5

The file will begin to download through the browser. Once downloaded, open up the package named “MicrosoftOffice2011.dmg”.

Step 6

The file will unpack, opening the “Office: Mac 2011” Installer.

Office 365 for Mac Step 6

Step 7

Once the Installer dialog box opens, double click the “Office Installer” folder.

Office 365 for Mac Step 7

Step 8

Then, click “Continue” on the resulting prompt.

Office 365 for Mac Step 8

Step 9

Click “Continue” on the next screen as well.

Office 365 for Mac Step 9

Step 10

Click “Agree” on the resulting prompt.

Office 365 for Mac Step 10

Step 11

On the next prompt, click “Install”.

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Step 12

Enter your personal username and password used to log in to your Mac. Then, click “Install Software” to begin the installation.

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Step 13

The installer will complete the installation and configure the programs for use.

Office 365 for Mac Step 13

Step 14

In order to access the Office 365 program for free while attending DBU, use a DBU Student Email login. Select “Sign in to an existing Office 365 subscription”.

Office 365 for Mac Step 14

Step 15

At the next screen input a DBU student email address and click “Next”. Note: Email address is the DBU WebAdvisor username followed by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.”.

Office 365 for Mac Step 15

Step 16

Then, select “Work account”.

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Step 17

Input the DBU Student Email Address and the password used to log in to the DBU Student WebAdvisor. Then, click “Sign In”.

Office 365 for Mac Step 17

Step 18

Next, input information in the fields provided. (The only field required is “First name”.) Then, click “Continue”.

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Step 19

At the next screen, choose “Yes” on the first question to allow the Office software to update automatically. Choose whichever answer is preferred for the second question. Then, click “Continue”.

Office 365 for Mac Step 19

Step 20

Office 365 is now in the dock and ready for use.

Office 365 for Mac Step 20

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