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Office Suites

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For BC students, faculty, and staff

All BC students, faculty, and staff may install one copy of Office for personal use. Do not duplicate or replicate downloaded software.

Microsoft Office is a suite of productivity software used widely in both educational and business environments. Microsoft Office includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook (email and calendaring software).

You can also use Office 365 Education, which is a collection of services that allows you to collaborate and share your work online. Learn more about Office 365 Education at BC.

Learn more about using Office from Microsoft: Mac | Windows. Get training from BC ITS and online training through Microsoft Office Help & Training.

Notes:

  • Office 2004 and Office 2003 are not compatible with newer versions and are not recommended at BC. Please upgrade to a more recent version below.
  • Microsoft no longer supports Office XP. ITS recommends you upgrade to the latest version.

 

Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac & Windows

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Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac & Windows were commercially released in September 2015. All BC students, faculty, and staff may install one copy of Office for personal use. Do not duplicate or replicate downloaded software.

Note: Mac & Windows computers deployed through the BCCR Program have Office 2016 installed on them.

 

Microsoft Office 2013 (32-bit) for Windows 10, 8, and 7

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Microsoft Office 2013 for Windows was commercially released in January 2013. All BC students, faculty, and staff may install one copy of Office for personal use. Do not duplicate or replicate downloaded software.
 

 

think-cell

think-cell is a Microsoft Office add-in that integrates seamlessly with PowerPoint and helps you visualize complex charts in minutes. Free licenses of think-cell are available for Boston College students, researchers, and staff for educational or non-commercial purposes only. Do not duplicate or replicate downloaded software.

 

Write-N-Cite

Write-N-Cite adds an abbreviated version of RefWorks in your word processor to display author, title, and year only. With this utility you can cite references in a manuscript with the click of a button. Do not duplicate or replicate downloaded software.