Microsoft Office 2016 Information

General Information

Microsoft Office helps you complete common business tasks, including word processing, email, presentations, data management and analysis, and more.

Minimum System Requirements for Windows

  • A PC running Windows 10 or later.
  • A 1GHz or faster processor.
  • 2 GB of RAM.
  • 3 GB of free hard disk space. 
  • 1024 x 768 or higher resolution monitor.
  • Graphics hardware acceleration requires a DirectX 10 graphics card.

Minimum System Requirements for MacOS

  • A Mac computer with an Intel processor.
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 6 GB of free hard disk space in HFS+ hard disk format. (also known as Mac OS Extended or HFS Plus)
  • 1280 x 800 or higher resolution monitor.
  • OSX 10.10 or later.

ITS Supported Versions

  • Office Standard 2016 (for Windows)
    • Word 2016
    • Excel 2016
    • PowerPoint 2016
    • OneNote 2016
    • Outlook 2016
    • Publisher 2016*
  • Office Professional Plus 2016 (for Windows)
    • Word 2016
    • Excel 2016
    • PowerPoint 2016
    • OneNote 2016
    • Access 2016*
    • Outlook 2016
    • Publisher 2016*
    • Skype for Business
  • Office 2016 Standard (for Mac)
    • Word 2016
    • Excel 2016
    • PowerPoint 2016
    • Outlook 2016

Departments may purchase this software through the ITS Site License Office using the downgrade option. UH faculty, staff, and students may purchase the most current version of Microsoft Office for personal use through the University of Hawaii Bookstore. Additionally, this version of MS Office may be available from other computer software retailers.

Service Patches/Updates

Microsoft Office updates are available through the Windows Update procedure.

In Windows 10, press Windows key + Q key to get the search menu.  Type windows update in the search box.  Click Windows Update settings.

For MacOS, Microsoft Office updates are available through the Help context menu when in a current Office 2016 Standard application. 

  1. On the top menu, go to Help > Check for Updates.
  2. Under "How would you like updates to be installed?", select Automatically Download and Install.
  3. Click Check for Updates.

For more in-depth instructions on updating your Office for Mac 2016 Standard installation, you can refer to the instructions here.

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Article ID: 1737
Created: Fri, 02 Jun 2017 10:30pm
Modified: Mon, 23 May 2022 12:44pm