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Office 2016: Getting Started

What is Office 2016?

Office 2016 is the desktop version of Office 365 that all Mohawk College students can download onto five PCs or Macs. Included in this software package is Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access*, Publisher*, Skype for Business, and OneDrive.

*Note: Access and Publisher are not available for Macs. 

Word 2016

Microsoft Word logoThe Word 2016 guide provides resources describing basic tasks such as formatting text and changing margins, to more complex tasks such as macros and object formatting. 

PowerPoint 2016

PowerPoint LogoThe PowerPoint 2016 guide provides resources to give you the skills to make your presentations stand out. Learn how to create and format slides, add audio, video and animations, and create speakers notes.


OneDrive logo The OneDrive guide will show students how to set up the sync client so they can access their OneDrive files from their desktop.

Excel 2016

Excel LogoThe Excel 2016 guide has resources to help people of all skill levels, starting with creating a basic spreadsheet, to using pivot tables and VLOOKUP.

Outlook 2016

Outlook LogoThe Outlook 2016 guide provides information about what your Mohawk email is, and how to set it up in Outlook 2016. It also has resources about the email and calendar features that will help with organization.