Microsoft Office is a powerful application suite that allows for creation of presentations, publications, documents and spreadsheets just to name a few. Office 2016 is currently available on campus computers.

If you would like to use Microsoft Outlook with your Gmail@Valpo account, please place an ITicket with the Help Desk.

Office 365

Valparaiso University’s license agreement with Microsoft now provides Office 365 to our current students, faculty, and staff for free. This automatically updated, subscription-based software ensures our community members always have the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and more for as long as they’re here at Valpo and the program continues. To get your complimentary Office 365 software for your personal computer, visit and follow the on-screen instructions. Contact the Help Desk or visit Install Office on your PC or Mac with Office 365 for installation assistance.

A list of FAQs is available in our knowledge base.

NOTE: Office 365 software should not be installed on your University-owned computer, as it will cause conflicts with the Office 2016 software.


We occasionally offer face-to-face training sessions, and listings are available at If you don’t see what you want listed, simply place an ITicket through the Help Desk to request customized training.

Our campus subscription to also provides a wide variety of courses on all aspects of Office software. Login today and find what you need!

Apps for Mobile Devices

The Office 365 access described above allows you to use Office on your mobile device. Visit our FAQ page for more information.

Importing Brand Templates

Instructions for importing the downloadable brand templates developed by IMC are available on this knowledge base article.

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