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Virtual Library & Student Resource Guide: Free Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

All students at Los Angeles City College have free access to Microsoft Office products via their student email account. 

You can access your free Office suite via your email, use the cloud version, or download the product to your own, personal computer. All at no cost. Visit the Office 365 for LACC Students page for more info and instructions. 

Using Office 365

  1. Log on to SIS (Peoplesoft Student Information Systems)
    • Students: visit ⇨ For Students ⇨ Student Email (SIS)
    • Faculty: visit ⇨ For Faculty & Staff ⇨ PeopleSoft SIS log-in
  2. On the top of the page, select “Email” to reach Office 365. From there, you can use any of the Office 365 applications over the Web without having to install anything. This includes Outlook (email), Word, and others.

Installing Office 365 on Your Computer

Microsoft Office 365 can be installed on a desktop or laptop computer, or up to 5 devices (PCs, Macs, mobile devices) that you own.

  1. Log on to SIS (Peoplesoft Student Information Systems)
    See instructions above.
  2. On the top of the page, click “Email”
  3. Click the 9-dot menu in the upper left and choose “Office 365 ⇨”
  4. Click the "Install Office" button and choose "Office 365 apps"
  5. Follow the instructions to complete the installation
  6. When the installation is completed, open any of the Office applications, such as Word. When asked to accept the license, accept it.
  7. You may be asked to log in to your Office 365 account
    • Log in using your district email address (either or and your SIS login password
Please note:

You will need either an or email address in order in order to access this service.

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