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Activate Microsoft 365 Desktop Apps

On ones computer without activating the Microsoft 365 Desktop Apps, one will only be able to view existing documents in Word, Excel, PPT, and other Microsoft Desktop Applications.

  1. Open any Microsoft Desktop Application (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  2. Click the Activate button


  3. Click the “Already bought Office? Sign in” button.


  4. Sign in with your CSU student or employee login.


  5. Click the “Work or school account” option.


  6. Enter your CSU email password

  7. You should now be able to use the applications in edit mode. If not, submit a support ticket to Helpdesk@clarkssummitu.edu and a description and screenshot of the error(s).