OFFICE 365: Free For Students and Employees

OFFICE 365 Apps: For UFV Students

UFV students can receive MS Office 365 (Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise) for free (based on the Microsoft Office 365 Education Agreement) by signing in and using your email address.
Important Information Regarding Office 365 for UFV Students

Personal registration information will be stored in the USA.  You can choose to use Office 365 or install the local client-based version of Office.  However, your UFV email and personal information given at registration time will be located in the USA.  Data stored within the application (OneDrive, SharePoint) will also be stored in the USA.  IT Services will not provide or install Microsoft Office 365 for UFV students, as the current Microsoft tenant for UFV is in the United States and therefore is impacted by British Columbia's FIPPA laws.  For more information on UFV's compliance with BC's FIPPA laws please refer to

Visit to access Office 365 for personal use and create a new account using your email address. 

OFFICE 365 Apps: Free for UFV Employees

Microsoft's Home Use Program (HUP) is now discontinued and has been replaced with Microsoft Office 365 (Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise).

UV employees can receive MS Office 365 for free (based on the Microsoft Office 365 Education Agreement) by sign in using your email address.  Employees need to be aware that this if for use on a maximum of 5 devices only. This product is not meant to be installed on any UFV owned Computer, laptop, or tablet.

To install: 

  • Visit
  • Sign in using your email address
  • If prompted, select Account created by your IT Department
  • Enter the same password you use to access your UFV device/email
  • Select Install Office, the Office 365 apps.


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