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Office ProPlus for Staff


Office Pro Plus for CIT Staff

CIT IT Services are delighted to announce as part of the Microsoft Office for Education, a Microsoft Office Pro Plus  is available FREE to current staff in CIT. This service will allow you to do the following at no cost:

  • Install the latest version of Microsoft Office suite (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) on 5 personally owned PCs or Macs
  • Run Office apps on 5 tablets or phones running Android, iOS, and Windows
  • Get 1TB of Cloud storage on OneDrive
  • Use the online version of Microsoft Office on any device

Who Can Access the Service

  • Any CIT Staff member with an email account that has an “active” status on the CIT HR system. Note, unfortunately due to Microsoft licensing rules we are not permitted to offer these benefits to retired staff.

Can I install Office Pro Plus on CIT Devices ?

CIT has been advised that staff in possession of other CIT-owned devices such as phones and tablets can avail of Office 365 Education by downloading the apps from the relevant App Store.

Important: By installing any of the MS Office software in Office 365 ProPlus, a staff member has agreed to comply with the proper and legal use of the software of Office 365 ProPlus and is liable for any improper and illegal use of the software. See here for Security, Privacy and Compliance Information



To download Office follow these simple steps:

  1. Go to
  2. Enter your full cit email address and select Get Started
  3. Click on the wheel located on the top right hand side of your Email menu bar
  4. Select Office 365 Settings from the drop down menu
  5. Select Software from the left hand side Settings menu
  6. In the centre of the Software page, underneath 'Install latest version of Office' click Install

Click here for  detailed instructions on how to install Office Pro Plus

See FAQs  on Office Pro Plus

If you’re experiencing issues trying to install Office on your PC or Mac, see Troubleshoot installing Office 365.

For help with installing Office applications on your phone or tablet, see Office 365 mobile setup help

For training guides and tutorials on using Office 365 Education, visit the Office Training Center