Installing Office 365 & Office 2016

January 19, 2016

Office 365 Install for Teacher and Administrative Computers

Accounts for Office 365 has been activated for all GCCISD staff, however, your desktop and laptop computers are still running Office 2013. Please follow the process below to uninstall Office 2013 and Install Office 365 and Office 2016. The Software Center contains the update so you should have no problem installing it. The enire process will take about 20 to 30 minutes, during which time you will not have access to Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.


This process should be run on teacher and administrative computers only. Do not run on student or lab computers at this time. If you have questions at any time during this process, please contact your Campus Technology Specialist.

Step 1: Press the Start Button and Type Software Center in the search bar above the start button

  • Click on 'Software Center' on the top left of the start window
  • The Software Center will open

Step 2: Install Office 365

  • Check 'Remove Office 2013 and Install Office 2016 64 Bit'
  • Click 'Install' in the bottom right corner
  • When the installation is complete, close window with the X in the top right corner
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Step 3: The 'Installation Progress' window will appear

  • The entire process will take 20 to 30 minutes
  • The Installation Progress window will close when the process is complete
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Step 4: You are all set

  • 'Your all set! Office is installed now' will appear
  • Click Close
  • Go to 'Start' and select 'All Programs then 'Outlook 2016'

Step 5: Activate Office

Step 6: We Need a Little More Help

  • Select Work account

Step 7: First Things First (Outlook)

  • Click 'Accept'

Step 8: Select Office 365 Account Type

  • A GCCISD account has already been created for you
  • Select 'Work or school account'

Step 9: Login to Office 365

  • User Name: full primary email address
  • Password: Same as your computer login
  • Click 'Sign In'

What happens when I get this notification while trying to check email?

When you change you password, you must updat your Outlook secutity Window.
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