Microsoft Office 2011 (Mac): LSU Overview


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General Information

Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 brings the world’s most-trusted and used productivity software to the Mac, offering a complete and familiar tool set. Use Word to create professional documents, Excel to format your data quickly, PowerPoint to help engage your audience and take your ideas further, and Outlook to stay close to your contacts and calendars. And since Office for Mac is compatible with Office for Windows, you can work on documents with virtually anyone on a Mac or PC.

Pre-Installation Notes

Review the necessary System Requirements.

Uninstall Microsoft Office 2008, if it is installed.  This includes any trial or starter editions.

Getting Started

View information on Determining whether an Operating System is 32-Bit or 64-Bit.



  • Requires On-Campus Activation every 90 days.   (Activation Type: Enterprise Server)
  • This method REQUIRES COMMUNICATION with the LSU License Server and you are NOT LIMITED to only one installation.
  • Installation Instructions: Office 2011

Configure LSUMail (

Outlook 2011: Setting up LSUMail (Faculty & Staff E-mail)

  • The Office 2011 E-mail Client is Outlook 2011, this replaces Entourage from Office 2008.  This entry also includes Web Apps for SharePoint. 

Training & Support

Lynda Campus On-line Training  (PAWS ID Required)

Microsoft Office 2011: Support

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