Master of Science Operations/Engineering Management

Resources for the Master of Science in Operations/Engineering Management.

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Install and setup Office 365 apps, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, OneDrive and Skype for Business. You can also install Office 365 on your mobile device.

Office 365 is free for students, faculty and staff, and it can be installed on up to five of your devices at a time. 


Faculty/staff: Before installing Office on a university-owned computer, contact your department tech support.

For help with Office 365 on your personal computer, contact thIT Help Desk or create a ticket.

Uninstall Existing Office Apps

STOP! Before getting started, you must uninstall all Microsoft Office apps currently on your computer. Even if you already have Office 2016, you will need to uninstall it before you can take advantage of the free downloads through the University of Arkansas Office 365 license.

Instructions on uninstalling Office are available from Microsoft support:

Visio and Project must be uninstalled before installing Office 365, but they are not included with Office 365. Visio and Project must be reinstalled after the Office 365 installation by mapping a drive to the Gizmo server.  

Install Office 365 Apps

  1. Log into using your full UARK email address and your UARK password.
  2. Click "Install Office 2016."
    Note for Windows: The 32-bit version is recommended for all devices. To install the 64-bit version, click Advanced in the Version section and switch to 64-bit before clicking Instal

    Screenshot of Install Office 2016 Button
  3. Click Run, Setup, Save File, etc., depending on your browser. Office 365 will begin downloading.Screenshot of Office 365 Installation Splash Screen

When the installation is complete, you can start using your Office apps.

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