Microsoft’s Office 365 suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote as well as other collaboration products available to all University staff and students. All active University staff and students are entitled to download, install and activate up to 5 copies on personal computers and 5 copies on mobile devices of the standalone Microsoft Office Pro Plus for the duration of their time at the University.

Key Benefits:

  • All PCs and Labs in the University will be completely licensed.
  • University will always be running the same, up-to-date software across all PCs and Users.
  • Free Office 365 Account for students and faculty with additional benefits including 1TB Storage Space, 50GB Mailbox, Office Online, SharePoint, Yammer, Skype for Business, etc.

If you already have an Office 365 account, log in to the Microsoft’s Office 365 portal and download the software bundle. If you forget your password you can request a new password by clicking “Reset Password” below and enter your University of Colombo email address as the User ID. For further inquiries, please feel free to contact your the faculty/institute/school/campus IT co-ordinator from here.


  1. First, Go to the Microsoft Office 365 login page and enter your user name and password.

  1. After you sign in, click on the “Install Office” and depending on your web browser, a prompt to Run or Save the downloaded file might appear. Then, select Run.