Microsoft Office Professional application for students and employees

Students and employees of the University of Kassel are entitled to install a licence for Microsoft Office Professional and can use these applications on their private computers and notebooks.

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application and renewal for a Microsoft Account respectively

For your first step, please click on the following link:

application or renewal for Microsoft application

A window will open and you will be required to type in the following information:

  1. username: e.g. uk000200
  2. password: your pasword
  3. application: validate your data

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After that you will be required to tick two boxes:

  1. consent for the transfer of your data to Microsoft
  2. affirmation of the licence agreement

Your university-email-adress is mandatory to confirm your identity and the connection to the University of Kassel.

Click send to complete this step.

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Your application is accepted.

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In just a few minutes you will receive a confirmation-email from our IT department. The important content is framed in red.

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You will receive yet another email with a link to the Officeportal, an ID and one initial password. To get to the portal, please click https://portal.office.com.

Please fill in your data. After that you will find yourself on the homepage, where you can see all the 2016 Office products. Please click on install now.

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The installation process can take a few minutes. You can now use all the products by Microsoft-Office

You can also activate Office Apps for all major tablet operating systems. Just download the apps for free and activate it with your newly aquired account.

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Validity of MS-Office products

Your account is valid for 180 days. You will receive an email as a reminder to renew your application before that, provided that you (still) have a valid university membership. If you don´t renew your data during this time, your account will be deleted after approximately 30 days after your validation has run out.

We recommend using your university email adress (firstname.surname@student.uni-kassel.de), because it functions as your user-account as well. You find an instruction for setting a preferred email-adress under the link preferred email.

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