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Microsoft Office 365 Free Subscription for Students and Employees

Microsoft 365 is available for currently enrolled students and active employees of VIU on both Windows and Mac computers. With your Microsoft 365 account you can download and install Microsoft Office on your computer.

Note: Microsoft Project is not included with Office 365. Employees can contact for information on how to purchase Project.

How do I request or access this service?

Employee Requirements

Employees must be actively employed at VIU and have a VIU email address (e.g.

Student Requirements

Students must be actively enrolled and have a student virtual email address (e.g.

Who can use this service?

Students and Employees

When is this service available?

Support for this service is available: M-F 8:00 - 4:30

Service is available: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week except during scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.

Our technology advisory provides up-to-date information about the operations of Vancouver Island University's Information Technology systems and services.