Open your browser and navigate to SCC Office 365 or Outlook Web App and log in with your SCC login.

Stanly sign in page screenshot

Once logged in, select the Office 365 icon at the top left of the page.

Office 365 Outlook tab screenshot

After selecting Office 365, you’ll be taken to the Microsoft Office installation page. You’ll see here that you’re receiving the full x32 office versions. It will run on any version of Windows. Click the Install Now button.

Install Office on your PC now screenshot

Once you click the Install button it will prompt you to download the file and may ask where you want to save it or if you want to run it. Click on the Run button. Your screens may look slightly different depending upon which web browser software you’re using to install Office.

Run pop-up screenshot

You may also be prompted by your User Access Control feature just to confirm that you want to download and install Office onto your system. Assuming you do want to continue with the installation, click the Yes button. You may have to find the installation file you downloaded and double click on the file and select run to start the install.

Office loading screen

Installation will resume in the background. You should see a pop-up with a status of the installation.

After it has installed, the "Welcome to our new Office" page will load. Click the Next button. Next, you'll see the "First things first" page. Click the Accept button to continue.

Accept button on First things first pop-up screenshot

On the Sign In page, click the Sign In button. When the Sign in window pops up, type your Stanly email address along with "". For example:

Sign in page screenshot

The pop-up windows will redirect you sign in with your email and your password on the next page.

Sign in pop-up screenshot

After you sign in you will get the OneDrive information page. Click the Next button.

screenshot of the Next button at the bottom of the Meet OneDrive pop-up

Choose a theme for your office, then click the Next button.

how would you like your office to look pop-up screenshot

On the "Take a look at what's new" page, click the No, thanks button.

Take a look at what's new pop-up screenshot

Click the All done! button.

Office You're good to go screenshot

Now you can start using Office. You will need to complete one more step before you can access anything. Go to Start and navigate to Office or search Word in your start menu.

Word starting screenshot

It may tell you that this program isn't set up for as the default program. Click in the check box and click the Yes button. If you don't see this box, skip to the last step in this document.

Microsoft Word pop-up

You will see a Windows icon pop up (you may have to minimize your other windows to see it) for the Default Programs settings. Click the Save button. This allows all Word documents to open right away without asking for the program you want to use to open the document every time.

Set associations for a program window screenshot

Switch back to Word. You should now see the "First things first pop-up box" Click the Accept button.

First things first agreement pop-up screenshot

You're all set!

If you’re having issues logging in, or needing technical assistance, then please contact SCC Tech Support by calling 704-991-0222, sending an email to, or through live chat. You can access chat by going to and look for the “Let’s talk” chat box located in the bottom right hand of the screen as shown below. SCC Tech Support normal hours are from 7:00am to 8:00pm Monday through Friday.

Let's Talk button example