Microsoft Office 365

Found at: Office 365 Education

Current YCP students and employees get Office 365 for free, with 5 installs to use on PCs and Macs.* If you already have an account, visit

Note: Alumni do not retain access to Microsoft Office 365 or the Microsoft OneDrive. Please back up any files from OneDrive before you graduate and become an Alumni. You can use a free, personal Google account to upload your files, then work with Microsoft Office files at no charge.

Learn about other free and discounted offers available to you.

Install Office 365

Step 1

  • Visit Office 365 Education.

  • Under Get started with Office 365 for free, enter your YCP email address then select GET STARTED.

  • Select I'm a student or I'm a teacher.

  • Under You have an account with us, select Sign in.

  • If prompted, enter your YCP password then select Sign in.

  • Notes

    • You may be asked whether you want to stay signed in. Answer however you please.

    • If you see a No need to sign up page, select OK, got it, then skip to Step 2, below.

  • Under Almost there, read the information and follow any prompts, then select Start.

  • Note: If you're prompted to send invites, you can select Skip then close any popups.

Step 2

  • Select Install Office > Office 365 apps.

    • Office 365 will start downloading.

  • After it finishes, open the downloaded file.

  • Follow the prompts in the installer.

  • When you first open an Office application, select Sign in.

  • Sign in with your YCP email address and password then follow any prompts.

Learn more

Visit Microsoft 365 support to learn more.

* Some Microsoft Office applications, such as Access, are not available on MacOS. You're welcome to remotely access campus computers to use missing apps.


Contact Us:

For more information or clarity with Microsoft Office 365, please contact Library and Technology Services (LTS)

  • Library and Technology Services (LTS):
    • Phone: 717-815-1559
    • Email:
    • Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Still having trouble with Microsoft Office 365? 

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