Microsoft 365

Office 365

Eligible: Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni*

Availability: 24 Hours, 7 Days

Support: Monday - Friday. 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

AKAs: Office 365, Office 365 Suite, O365, Microsoft Office 365


Office 365 is now Microsoft 365! Get the latest Office applications in addition to the most advanced enterprise-grade communication capabilities and compliance features. Microsoft 365 is a subscription service that provides you with the latest version of the Office desktop applications—Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.—and many other productivity services such as Microsoft Teams for collaboration and conferencing, Exchange Online hosted email for business, and online storage with OneDrive.

Although Office is a cloud-based service, Office applications do not run in the cloud—instead, they are downloaded from the Microsoft 365 portal and installed on your desktop or mobile device. University of Miami faculty, staff, and students are allowed up to five desktop, five tablet, and five mobile device downloads.


  • Faculty/Staff: Currently employed faculty and staff are provisioned with all features of Microsoft 365.
  • Students: Currently enrolled, for credit, degree seeking students are provisioned with all features of Microsoft 365.
  • *Alumni, Faculty Emeriti, Residents, Fellows, and Affiliates: Individuals who do not qualify as current faculty, staff, or students, but are provisioned with a UM email address will have access to email, calendar, and contact applications. The full Microsoft 365 suite is not provisioned for these users. 


  • There is no cost to use this software. 


  • Microsoft 365 Portal (
    • Note: At the Portal, enter your University of Miami primary email address (e.g.,, and click Next. Then, sign in with your UM credentials (e.g., CaneID and password) and verify your login with Duo Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA).

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