Microsoft® Word®

What is Microsoft® Word® ?

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Microsoft® Word® is a powerful authoring program that gives you the ability to create and share documents by combining a comprehensive set of writing tools with the easy-to-use Microsoft Office user interface.

Microsoft® Word® helps information workers create professional-looking content more quickly than ever before. With a host of new tools, you can quickly construct documents from predefined parts and styles, as well as compose and publish blogs directly from within Word.

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Is there a cost associated with Microsoft® Word®?

No.  Clemson University has a campus wide license for Microsoft Office.

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Can I download Microsoft® Word® ? 

Students and Faculty can download either Microsoft® Office® 2007 or 2010 from the CCIT Software Download website.

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How do I use Microsoft® Word® ?

Clemson University has a campus wide license for the SkillPort Learning Resources. Training for Microsoft® Word® 2007 and Microsoft® Word® 2010 is available in SkillPort. Use the keyword "Word 2007" or "Word 2010" in the Search in SkillPort to find available resources.

Microsoft has several resources available on their website to help you learn how to use Microsoft® Word®.  There are additional resources available on the web as well. We have linked some resources that we believe will help you in learning Microsoft® Word® below.

  • Quick Reference Card (.PDF)
  • Guides to the Office 2010 Interface (.HTM)
  • Word 2010 Training Courses (.HTM)
  • Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft® Office Word® (.HTM)

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Frequently Asked Questions

You can review the Word 2010 Solution Center or the Microsoft® Word ® Discussion Group for frequently asked questions.

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Do we offer Instructor-Led training for Microsoft® Word® ?

Yes. CCIT currently offers instructor-led training for faculty, staff and students. Please view our training calendar to register for these available classes. Click the links below to download the class handouts.  Email ITHELP@clemson.edu for one-on-one training.

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System Requirements for Microsoft® Word® 2010

Review the Microsoft® Word ® 2010 System Requirements.

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Additional Resources

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Research & Articles

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