Office 365 Now Free for Current Southside Students

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Students can now access Office 365 for free!  Just follow the steps below.

  1. Go to the Office 365 Download Site linked here.
  2. Enter your full student email address as your username, and your student password to log into the site and access the download. (e.g.

UPDATE:  We are currently experiencing some issues causing problems with students logging in to the Office 365 download site.  The current workaround is for students to reset their MySVCC password, wait approximately 20 minutes, and then try logging into the Office 365 download site linked above entering your full student email address as your user name and this "new" student password.

To reset your MySVCC password, you can go to the following link or call the SIS Helpdesk for assistance. 


  • You must be a current student.
  • Your desktop/laptop must be running a minimum of either Windows 7 or Windows 8 in order for Office 365 to install.
  • You can install the product on up to 5 devices at a time.


In order to install Office 365 on your mobile device(s), you will need to go to the appropriate app store and download 'Office Mobile for Office 365'. This should be a free download.

If you have questions or need assistance, contact 1-800-MICROSOFT.