All degree-seeking Bay Path students and full-time faculty, and staff are eligible for a free home use copy of Office 2019 through Microsoft’s Office 365 for Education licensing program. Licensed users are able to install Office 365 apps on up to five devices. To obtain your free copy, follow the steps below.


Please note: this license is only valid while you are a degree-seeking student or full-time employee of Bay Path. 


  1. Visit https://www.office.com, click on Sign In in the top right corner.
  2. Sign in with your Bay Path email address and password.
  3. Click on Install Office and select Office 365 Apps


Once you've downloaded the installer, run the installer and follow the directions. Once Office is installed, open a Microsoft Office Product (i.e. Word) and log in with your Bay Path email and password. Also note that you can use the web versions of the Office apps any time by visiting portal.office.com.



If you run into any problems downloading a copy of Microsoft Office 365, please reach out to the helpdesk at (413) 565-1487 or at techsupport@baypath.edu. We're here to help!


For Chromebook users

  • If you are using a Chromebook, you will instead need to download Office 365 on the Google Play Store.