Reactivate Microsoft Office

If Microsoft Office is telling you that it is expiring and needs to be renewed (usually if you are using a laptop off-campus). This article discusses how to do so.


Reactivate Microsoft Office


Microsoft Office


  1. Click on the link listed below and save it and run/open once it downloads.
  2. Make sure that the computer's BIOS is up-to-date, and that the target system's system date, time and time-zone (EST) are accurate.
  3. Click Continue.
  4. It will run and should say that it was successful and then you can click quit. If it is not successful please email

Additional notes

If you are often off campus with the computer, to avoid having to do this in the future make sure you connect to the University network through the VPN once every 3 months for about a half hour. Click here for Windows instructions on how to install the VPN; click here for Mac instructions on how to install the VPN.


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