Install and Activate Microsoft Office 365 for Mac (MiWorkspace)


MiWorkspace Macs, Office 365


How do I install Office 365 on my work (MiWorkspace) Mac?


Microsoft Office 2016 applications (e.g., Word, Excel, etc.) will be replaced with updated versions once Office 365 is installed. After installing Office 365, you will also need to open an application and log in with Duo Two-Factor authentication in order to activate Office 365. You only need to complete this action once, and you will automatically be signed in to all other Office 365 applications.

Install Microsoft Office 365

  1. Click the block M in your Mac's menu bar and select Managed Software Center
  2. Browse or search for Microsoft Office 365, and then click Install

Activate Microsoft Office 365

  1. Open a Microsoft Office application such as Word, Excel, or PowerPoint, and then click Activate
  2. Sign in with your full UMICH email address (, and then click Next
  3. Select Work or school account
  4. Enter your UMICH (Level-1) password
  5. Complete Duo Two-Factor authentication
  6. Microsoft Office 365 is now activated, and you will see that you are signed in to the application. You will also be automatically signed in to all other Microsoft Office applications

Additional Information

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