Office ProPlus for Students


Office Pro Plus for CIT Students


CIT IT Services are delighted to announce as part of the Microsoft Office for Education, a Microsoft Office plan is available FREE to current students 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

  • Students must have an “active” status on the CIT enrolment system. Students must be registered as current enrolled students of Cork Institute of Technology. Due to Microsoft licensing rules, CIT are not permitted to offer these benefits to Alumni students.

Important: By installing any of the MS Office software in Office ProPlus, a student must agree 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 on Pcs/Macs/laptop devices follow these simple steps:

  1. Go to

  2. Enter your full myCIT email address and current CIT Student password

  3. Once authentication is completed select ‘Install Office 2016’ within the main landing page.

  4. A pop up window will appear select save file.

  5. Locate file saved locally to machine and run the executable file on the machine to install the complete Office Suite.

To download Office on Mobile Devices follow these simple steps

  1. Install from the official app store
  2. Once app is intalled sign in with your myCIT student credentials for full editing capability