Is there a Microsoft Word or Office download for Rasmussen students?


All Rasmussen students are provided with a download of the Microsoft Office Suite when they begin their courses. The suite includes Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, and more. 

There are no additional costs for students. 

Download instructions for Microsoft Office are emailed to students shortly after their first day of class. If you cannot find these instructions refer to the process below.



Review the Microsoft Office Self Install Guides page and watch the videos that correlate to your computer system.  *Please note Chromebooks and iPads are unsupported.*

NOTE: If you need help downloading and installing the Microsoft Office suite make an appointment with the Personal Support Center (PSC). Appointments are available  Monday through Friday between 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Central Time.

Use the calendar on the Microsoft Office Self Install Guides page (scroll down the page to the appointment calendar). 


STEP 2: 

Next, you will log into your student email account online at  

(Remember to review all the instructional videos on the Microsoft Self Install Guides before starting the download).


STEP 3: 

Click on the Install Office button. 


To contact the Personal Support Center or PSC, you can:


If you run into any problems, please contact the Personal Support Center for support.

  • Last Updated Jan 23, 2022
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  • Answered By Jan McCartney, Design & Technology Librarian

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