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Office Enterprise is available free of charge to authorized members of the MIT community through MIT's Microsoft Campus Agreement (MSCA).

  • MIT departments may install this software on any MIT-owned computer, provided that it will only be used by current MIT students, staff, or faculty for MIT purposes only.
  • Students, faculty, and staff have the right to install the software on a personally-owned machine to be used for MIT purposes.
  • Students may also run an additional virtualized copy of MS Office.

How to obtain


Microsoft's volume licensing terms

Download (MIT certificate required)

Mac: Office 2016 and 2011

Windows 32-bit: Office 2016, 2013, and 2010

Windows 64-bit: Office 2016, 2013, and 2010

  • Campus agreement and download
    Note: Both Microsoft and IS&T strongly recommend using the 32-bit version of Microsoft Office on ALL Windows computers, regardless of whether the OS is 32-bit or 64-bit.

Web (MIT certificate required)


Note: To avoid activation problems, uninstall any OEM version that may be on your computer prior to installing our Enterprise version. In addition, Office 2016 installations from the Office 365 web interface are NOT able to be activated.

IS&T downloads of Microsoft Office Enterprise activate via the MIT Network (MITnet) on campus. If you are off-campus, you must be connected to the MITnet via Cisco VPN at least once every 180 days to remain operational. Activation keys are not available.


About this Version 

Microsoft Office 2016 provides a comprehensive toolset for individual productivity including the tools you need to manage email and to create great-looking documents, spreadsheets, and presentations—quickly and easily.