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Office 365

The Information Technology Services department provides Microsoft Office for all incoming students and current students. Office 365 can be installed on up to 5 devices. The software will be unavailable for use once you graduate or no longer attend the law school. Office 365 is available for use on PCs, Macs, iPhones, iPads, Android devices, Windows tablets and Blackberry and Nokia phones. Follow the instructions below to install Office 365 on the more commonly used devices.

Mac Version: Includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Windows Version: Includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, Publisher, Outlook, Lync and InfoPath

  1. Open a browser on the device you would like Office installed on and point it to http://mso.kentlaw.iit.edu
  2. Click on the 'Sign In' link
  3. Enter your Chicago-Kent email
  4. Enter your myIIT password
  5. The web page will list the programs that are available for your device
  6. Click install to download Office on your device
  7. Once downloaded run the setup
  8. Once the setup is complete you will have full access to Office
  9. You can log into this portal at any time to download Office on more devices or deactivate a download

Android Version: Includes Word, Excel and PowerPoint and OneNote (separate apps)

  1. Tap the Play Store icon on your Android phone
  2. Search for Office
  3. Choose Microsoft Office Mobile
  4. Tap Install
  5. Tap Accept
  6. Once the app has downloaded open the app
  7. Accept the terms
  8. Tap the arrows to advance
  9. Tap Get Started
  10. Enter your Chicago-Kent email address
  11. Enter your myIIT password
  12. You should now have access to Word, PowerPoint and Excel on your Android device
  13. If you would like to use OneNote please go back to the Play Store and download that app and sign in with your Chicago-Kent email address and myIIT password

iPad Version: Includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote

  1. Tap the App Store icon on your iPad
  2. Search for Office
  3. Download the apps you would like to use (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  4. Open an app when finished
  5. Tap Sign
  6. Use your Chicago-Kent email address and myIIT password
  7. Tap Continue
  8. You can download more apps from this prompt or click Start Using

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: Where do I download Office 365  for installation on my Windows or Mac computer?

A: Microsoft Office 365 download for Chicago-kent is available at the website http://mso.kentlaw.iit.edu

Q: What credentials should I use to login at the microsoft online website?

A: The username is your official IIT Chicago-Kent email (eg:jsmith@kentlaw.iit.edu) and the password is same as that of your MyIIT portal password.

Q: What mobile devices are supported?

A:  The following mobile devices are supported:

  • Android Phone/ Tablet
  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • Blackberry
  • Nokia (Symbian OS)
  • Windows 8 Tablet
  • Windows RT device

Please note that the above are broad categories of devices by the operating systems. compatibility may vary by the models and the O.S. versions of the mobile devices.

Q: Will the Office software be available for the duration of my study at Chicago-Kent?

A: The office software will be available until graduation and for a period until network accounts are deactivated. Accounts will be deactivated according to the network account policy which can be referenced here. After the expiration of the 30 day window, all your documents will be read-only and you will be prompted to buy the office software.

Q: How many devices can I install office 365 on?

A: You can install Office 365 on a maximum of 5 devices. Supported devices include Mobile phones and tablets in addition to Windows and Mac computers.

Q: If I need help/assistance with the installation of Office 365 on my device who should I contact?

A: Please contact the Help Desk at helpdesk@kentlaw.iit.edu, 312-906-5300 or Suite 540 at the Chicago-Kent campus.