With Office 365 Gulf University students, faculty and administrative staff  get the fully installed Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, and Access. Office 365 can be installed across multiple devices, including PCs, Macs, Android tablets, Android phones, iPad, and iPhone. In addition, with Office 365 users get services like online storage with OneDrive for up to 1 TB free.

All you need to get started is your school email address. Select from the menu on the left to get started.

 

How to Download and Install Microsoft Office 2016 on a desktop or laptop

Before you begin, make sure your desktop or laptop meets the system requirements.

Step 1 - Sign in to download Office
1. Go to aka.ms/office-install and Sign In with your Gulf University account.
2. On the Office home page, click Install. This begins the download of Office. Follow the prompts on your screen to complete the install.

Tip: You can also choose to install Office in a different language or install the 64-bit version. To do this, select your preferred language and/or bit version from the dropdown menus then select Install.

Step 2 - Install Office
1. Depending on your browser, click Run (in Edge or Internet Explorer), Setup (in Chrome), or Save File (in Firefox).

Note: If you see the User Account Control prompt that says, Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? Click Yes.

2. Your install is finished when you see the phrase, "You're all set! Office is installed now" and an animation plays to show you where to find Office applications on your computer. Follow the instructions in the window, for example Click Start > All Apps to see where your apps are, and select Close.

Step 3: Activate Office
1. Start using an Office application right away by opening any app such as Word or Excel.
In most cases, Office is activated once you start an application and after you click Accept to agree to the License terms.
2. Office might activate automatically. However, depending on your product you might see the Microsoft Office Activation Wizard. If so, follow the prompts to activate Office.

 

How to download and install Office 2016 on a desktop or laptop [English] [Arabic]
 

How To: Download and install Microsoft Office 2016 on a Mac

Note: Before you begin, make sure your Mac meets the system requirements.

Step 1 - Sign in to download Office
1. Go to aka.ms/office-install and Sign In with your Gulf University account.
2. On the Office home page, click Install.

Step 2 - Install Office
1. Once the download has completed, open Finder, go to Downloads, and double-click Microsoft_Office_2016_Installer.pkg (the name might vary slightly).
2. On the first installation screen, select Continue to begin the installation process.
3. Review the software license agreement, and then click Continue. Select Agree then click Continue.
4. Enter your Mac login password, if prompted, and then click Install Software. (This is the password that you use to log in to your Mac.)
5. The software begins to install. Click Close when the installation is finished.

Step 3: Launch an Office for Mac app and Activate
1. Click the Launchpad icon in the Dock to display all of your apps.
2. Click the Microsoft Word icon in the Launchpad.
3. From the What’s New in Word window, click Get Started to start activating.

 

How to download and install Microsoft Office 2016 on Mac (with screenshots) [English] [Arabic]

How To: Download and install Microsoft Outlook on Android

Step 1 – Download Outlook for Android
1. Open Google Play and search for Microsoft Outlook
2. Tap Install to begin installation

Step 2 – Set up e-mail address on Outlook
1. Open the Outlook app.
2. Tap Get Started
3. Enter your complete Gulf University email address, then tap Continue.
4. Enter your email password and tap Sign In or Next.
5. If you see the policy prompts, tap Activate and Activate again.
6. Outlook may request permission to access your calendar, contacts, etc. Tap Yes or Allow.

You're now ready to use Outlook for Android!

 

How to download and install Microsoft Outlook on Android [English] [Arabic]
How to download and install Microsoft Outlook on Android (short version) [English] [Arabic]

How To: Download and install Microsoft Outlook on iOS

Step 1 – Download Outlook for iOS
1. Open the App Store and search for Microsoft Outlook
2. Tap Get to begin download and installation

Step 2 – Set up e-mail address on Outlook
1. Open the Outlook app.
2. Tap Get Started
3. Type your complete Gulf University email address, then tap Add Account
4. Enter your email password and tap Sign In
5. Tap Yes or Allow to give Outlook permission to sync calendar, contacts, etc.

Swipe through the intro and you're now ready to use Outlook for iOS!

 

How to download and install Microsoft Outlook on iOS [English] [Arabic]
How to download and install Microsoft Outlook on iOS (short version) [English] [Arabic]